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Undergraduate Book History Group

 

 

Any students interested in the history of books, book making, publishing, book selling, authorship, collecting, and reading are welcome to participate. We also welcome staff and faculty. Please see the BHC website for more information.

President: Rebecca Robinson

Vice-President: James Mayo

Treasurer: Erin Bistline

Communications Officer: Joya Mannan

Faculty Advisor: Dr Alison Rukavina (Direct all queries to Dr. Rukavina)

 

Spring 2014 

January 22

When and Where: 3-4 in Room 103

What: Medieval Manuscripts and Renaissance Books, with Dr. Janis Elliott

 

January 30

When and Where: 3-4pm in English 359

What: Show and Tell with old books and ephemera

 

February 5

When and Where: 3-4 pm in English 359

What: Book History: Research Showcase

Periodic meetings for  students who would like to apply to CALUE's undergraduate research conference and who want to do papers related in some way to Book History. Students will be mentored through the application, writing, and presentation process.

 

February 19

When and Where: 3-4 pm in English 359

What: Letterpress Posters, with Dirk Fowler, award-winning artist

 

April 2

When and Where: 12-1 pm in English 106

What: Historic Letterpress, with Distiguished Guest Speaker Steve Hubbard

 

April 2

When and Where: 5-6 pm in English 106

What: Contemporary Letterpress, with Distiguished Guest Speaker Steve Hubbard

 

April 24

When and Where: Specific times and place TBA

What:  Letterpress Printing Demonstration 

 

APRIL - May

When and Where: April 14-May 14, donation boxes located in the English department main office and in the Student Union Building

What: Betterworldbooks Book Drive

Donate your unwanted books. Part of the proceeds will go to Books for Africa

 

 

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