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Book Studies events, deadlines, and other happenings of note

 

As of June 18, 2016, Martin Antonetti will leave his position as Curator of Rare Books and Director of the Book Studies Concentration at Smith College to become Director of Distinctive Collections at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. The Book Studies Concentration will be ably shepherded by members of the Faculty Advisory Committee. The Acting Director will be Douglas Patey. Questions about the Book Studies may be directed to Barbara Blumenthal, administrative assistant for the Concentration, bblument@smith.edu.

 

Summer 2016

 

Exhibition

Angela Lorenz: Collecting to Create

Book Arts Gallery, Neilson Library

Selections from the some of the highly eclectic collections of everyday "stuff" that inform this internationally-celebrated book artist's creations.

 

Fall 2016

DETAILS FORTHCOMING FOR ALL LISTINGS

Exhibition

Italian Travel Books from the collection of Werner Gundersheimer

Book Arts Gallery, Neilson Library

 

Lecture by Werner Gundersheimer: October 6

 

Presentation of the Concentration: October (TBA)

Mortimer Rare Book Room

 

Deadline for Application to the Concentration: TBA

 

McGrath Lecture in the Book Arts

Robin Price

Thursday, October 20 at 4 pm

Browsing Room, Neilson Library

 

Pioneer Valley Book & Book Arts Fair

December 2 & 3

Campus Center

 

For further information

For information on any of these events, or for help in applying to the concentration, contact Barbara Blumenthal, the adminstrative assistant, at x2906 or bblument@smith.edu.