Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Fall 2012 Material Texts Workshop
Thursday, 6 September
4:00-5:30 Mann Assembly Room
The session is free and open to the public.
Willa Z. Silverman, Professor of French and Jewish Studies
Charlotte Eubanks, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Asian
Christopher Reed, Professor of English and Visual Culture
The inaugural 2012-2013 workshop will discuss methods for studying the print
culture of Japan and Japonisme, drawing on materials from Penn State
University’s Special Collections Library. The Material Text Workshop aims to
provide a forum for thinking about the parameters of book history/print culture
studies and the variety of material sources on which these fields rely.
For more information contact Sandra Stelts, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts- firstname.lastname@example.org