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Book Studies Concentration
News & Events

Book Studies events, deadlines, and other happenings of note


Fall 2015


Books and Print between Cultures, 1500-1900

September 18-19, 2015
Amherst College

An interdisciplinary symposium investigating the role that books and other media played in mediating and instantiating cultural difference in the early modern period. Click here for more information.


Presentation of the Book Studies Concentration

Monday, October 19?, 2015, 4:00 pm
Mortimer Rare Book Room, Neilson Library

Meet members of the Advisory Committee. All questions cheerfully answered!


The 2015 McGrath Lecture in Contemporary Book Arts

Dan Kelm: "[title TBA]"

Thursday, October 28, 2015, 4:00 pm
Browsing Room, Neilson Library

Dan Kelm is one of the leading book binders and book artists in the world.


Deadline for Applications to the Book Studies Concentration

Monday, November 2??, 2015, 5:00 pm

You will receive notification of acceptance in time for spring registration in the week of November 9??.

Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair

December 4-5, 2015
Smith College Campus Center

The fair brings together some of the area's best antiquarian booksellers, letterpress printers, bookbinders, papermakers, and allied book arts professionals.




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.