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Book Studies events, deadlines, and other happenings of note

 

Spring 2016

 

 

Lecture

Jonathan Hill: "Social Realities and Gothic Reveries: An Early 19th-Century Woman's Library"

March 3, 2016, 5:00 pm
Mortimer Rare Book Room

Jonathan Hill, Emeritus Professor from St. Olaf College, will discuss the early 19th-century library at Nerquis Hall in north Wales that was assembled by two sisters, Eliza and Maria Eleanora Giffard.

 

Exhibition

Angela Lorenz: Collecting to Create

March 7 through May 27
Book Arts Gallery, Neilson Library

Selections from the some of the highly eclectic collections of everyday "stuff" that inform this internationally-celebrated book artist's creations.

 

Presentation

Angela Lorenz discusses her work

March 9, 2016, 3:00 pm
Mortimer Rare Book Room

Hands-on viewing and discussion with the acclaimed book artist.

 

Annual Enid Mark Lecture

Eleanor Wilner: "Title TBD"

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 4:00 pm
Browsing Room, Neilson Library

Poet Eleanor Wilner will speak on the relationship between poetry and book arts, focusing on her collaboration with artist Enid Mark.

 

 

For further information

For information on any of these events, or for help in applying to the concentration, contact Barbara Blumenthal, the adminstrative assistant, at x2906 or bblument@smith.edu.