Saturday 19 March 2011

Teaching the History of the Book: New Theories, Approaches, Pedagogies

A lab workshop at the Folger Institute, Washington DC
Wednesday, 20 April 2011

This day-long workshop will discuss new and emerging ways
of teaching book history and manuscript culture.
10.30-12 Session 1
Brief presentations and general discussion
Guyda Armstrong (University of Manchester), ‘Teaching and digitizing Dante’ 
Anne Coldiron (Florida State) ‘Teaching the Transitions’
Noon - 1 pm Lunch (on your own)
1-1.45 Workshop 
Jerome de Groot (Manchester), ‘Anthologising the English Revolution’
 2- 3 Session 2
            Folger perspectives
Sarah Werner (Undergraduate Program Director), ‘Old books and new technologies’
Steven Galbraith (Curator of Books), Jim Kuhn (Head of Collections Information Services), and colleagues on Folger initiatives
3- 3:30 Tea break 
3:30 – 4:30 Roundtable discussion
Ian Gadd, Peter Stallybrass, Jerome de Groot, Kathleen Lynch
Technologies of writing
Digital humanities
The importance of the book to book history

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