Spring 2017 Winston Tabb Special Collections Research Center

Librarian

Margaret Burri

2017 Programs

Join us for our Spring 2017 speakers series.  Unless otherwise noted, all talks will take place in the Macksey Seminar Room, Room 2043 in the Brody Learning Commons.

FACULTY IN FOCUS
Lawrence Jackson (English & History, JHU)
“Life Writing and Chester B. Himes”
Tuesday, February 21, 5:15

FACULTY IN FOCUS
Shane Butler (Classics, JHU)
“Dante’s Mask: Queer Surfaces in the Books of John Addington Symonds”
Tuesday, March 7, 5:15

RESEARCH IN FOCUS
Johan Oosterman (Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
“The French Princess of the North: Crowdsourcing, Scholarship, and the Illuminated Prayer Book of Mary of Guelders (c. 1415)”
Monday, March 27, 5:15

COLLECTIONS IN FOCUS
Earle Havens, Mark Pollei, and Alessandro Scola (Sheridan Libraries, JHU)
“Rare Book Science: Conserving & Rediscovering Medieval Manuscripts & Incunabula at JHU”
Tuesday, April 11, 5:15
Homewood Campus, Brody Learning Commons, Macksey Seminar Room 2043
M-Level (with visit in the second half of the session to the BLC Conservation Lab)

RESEARCH IN FOCUS
Inaugural Sheridan Libraries JHU Freshmen Fellows: Kiana Boroumand, Lucy Massey, Faith Terry, and Caroline West
Special Collections Research Roundtable
Wednesday, April 19, 5:30 pm

COLLECTIONS IN FOCUS
Third Annual Bibliotheca Fictiva Collection “Forgery Fellow” Lecture, Sheridan Libraries,
Co-Sponsored by the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, JHU
Elly Truitt (Bryn Mawr), “Inventions of the Past: Medieval Histories of the Trojan War”
Thursday, April 27, 5:00 pm
Homewood Campus, Gilman Hall, Room 50