March 8, 2019
Tomorrow, March 9th, The Center for Book Arts Celebrates Women in Publishing
Tomorrow, March 9th, The Center for Book Arts will be presenting a fascinating series of discussions in which leading scholars, publishers, artists and activists will explore women’s contributions to Western book history from the Renaissance to the present. The series is moderated by Sarah Kirk Hanley, independent scholar and critic in fine prints, multiples and artists’ books, and will include distinguished panelists:
Lisa Unger Baskin—A faculty member at the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar, Unger Baskin is a political activist, collector, and bookseller whose politics inform her collecting.
Paula McDowell, PhD—Professor of English, New York University. Dr. McDowell is a specialist in eighteenth-century British studies; media history and theory; and the History of the Book.
Madeleine Viljoen, PhD—Curator of Prints and the Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library.
Sarah Werner, PhD—A book historian and early modern scholar who taught early modern printing history at the Folger Shakespeare Library for nearly a decade.
The panel discussions will be proceeded by a community forum, which will provide an opportunity for open dialogue on the series as a whole and the role of Women in Publishing as a Work in Progress. Those who are planning to attend must RSVP for the panel discussions:
Self Actualizing: A Feminism of Book History, 5:30 p.m.
Preceded by Work in Progress: A Community Forum on Women in Publishing, 4 p.m.
For more information, please check out the Center for Book Arts site.
The Center for Book Arts
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New York, NY 10001