Ulysses Kay Project Pre-Concert Talk with Prof. George Lewis & Others, Oct. 21 @ 5:00 PM

Event Date:                 Mon, 10/21/2013 – 5:00pm Event Location:        Room 754 of Schermerhorn Extension   Event Sponsors:       Department of Music, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Office of Government and Community Affairs Admission Charge:  Free and Open to the Public   ULYSSES KAY PROJECT@ Columbia University Presents: A […]

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Book History Colloquium: Panel on Handmade Books, Remade Genres

    Rachel Feder, "Marginal Experiments" Ellen Gruber Garvey, "Repurposed Books" Karen Sánchez-Eppler, "Beyond the Press of History"   October 10, 2013 (Thursday)   Butler Library, Room 523 at 6:00 p.m.   This panel brings together three scholars who work on 19th-century American and British handmade books. In “Marginal Experiments”, Rachel Fader will explore the […]

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Book History Colloquium: “How to Read Books Doing Things in Imperial Rome”

Joseph Howley Assistant Professor of Classics, Columbia University   September 26, 2013 (Thursday) Butler Library, Room 523 at 6:00 p.m. Between the Alexandrian aesthetics of the poetic book roll and the modern values of the industrially printed codex lies the world of  the Roman book.  This talk examines some uses of the material text in […]

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ONLINE EXHIBITION: “Choosing Sides: Right-Wing Icons in the Group Research Records”

The Group Research, Inc. Records, housed in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Columbia University, comprise a rich resource documenting the organizations, people, and campaigns of conservative activists in the United States from the early-1960s to the mid-1990s. Drawn from that collection, the items in this exhibit highlight the important role that illustrators, cartoonists […]

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CURRENT EXHIBITION– The People in the Books: Stories from Columbia’s Hebraica and Judaica Manuscripts

Columbia University’s collection of Judaica and Hebraica is the third largest in the country, and the largest of any non-religious institution. The following link connects to the online version of the current exhibition being held at the RBML from September 12, 2012 through January 25, 2013. Spanning the 10th to the 20th centuries, the exhibition features […]

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