Masters of the Book: Conversations on Book History as Discipline and Method
A day-long workshop on the study of material texts and the role it has to play in humanistic inquiry, centered on the recent work of preeminent book historians
Ann Blair and Adam Shear.
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Danny Schwartz (Academic Head of Mandel Scholion, Hebrew University)
Rachel Wamsley (Mandel Scholion, Hebrew University) and Ray Schrire (Hebrew University)
10.30-12.00 Panel I: Graduate Student Lightning Session
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-14:30 Panel II: Textual Technologies and the History of Information
Ann Blair (Harvard University)
Moderator: Ron Makleff (University of California, Berkeley)
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-16:30 Panel III: Book Cultures and Intellectual History
Adam Shear (University of Pittsburgh)
Moderator: Carla Baricz (Mandel Scholion, Hebrew University)