Friday, March 12, 2010

Upcoming Biblio-Talks

A few of the upcoming talks and lectures on biblio-topics:

The A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography at the University of Pennsylvania will be delivered this year by Elizabeth Eisenstein. They will center around the topic "Divine Art / Infernal Machine: Western Views of Printing Surveyed."
22 March: "First Impressions"
23 March: "Eighteenth-Century Attitudes"
25 March: "From Steam Press to Cyberspace"

More information here.

The 93rd annual Winship Lecture at Harvard University will be delivered this year by Urs Leu of the Zentralbibliothek Zurich. His topic will be "The Hollis Connection in Switzerland." This lecture will be held on 6 April. More information here.

The Philip and Frances Hofer Lecture at Harvard University will be delivered by Stephen O. Saxe. He will speak on "
Turning Lead into Gold: Nineteenth-Century American Type Foundries and Their Specimen Books." This lecture will be held on 20 April. More information here.

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