Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Fall 2012 Material Texts Workshop

“Japan, Japonisme and Material Texts”
Thursday, 6 September
4:00-5:30 Mann Assembly Room
Pattee Library

The session is free and open to the public.

Presentations by:

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- sks5@psu.edu

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