2019 - 2020 Schedule of Events

Fall 2019

All events will take place at the Beinecke mezzanine at 5 PM.
Alexandra Franklin (Coordinator, Centre for the Study of the Book, Bodleian Library) and Richard Lawrence (Printer, Oxford)
September 11, 2019
Eric Slauter (Associate Professor of English, University of Chicago)
October 23, 2019
Sarah Kay (Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture, New York University)
November 13, 2019
Priyasha Mukhopadhyay (Assistant Professor of English, Yale University)
December 4, 2019

Spring 2020

Subscribed: The Manuscript in Britain, 1500-1800
January 18 - April 19, 2020
Beinecke Library

The Critics’ Gallery: The Manuscript as Critical Object

Ray Clemens, Johanna Drucker, Diane Ducharme, Anastasia Eccles, Marta Figlerowicz, Susan Howe, David Scott Kastan, Jonathan Kramnick, Nancy Kuhl, Larry Manley, Lucy Mulroney, Cathy Nicholson, John Durham Peters, Sara Powell, Joe Roach, Peter Stallybrass, Emily Thornbury, Michael Warner

Pastime With Good Company: Writing and Leisure in Early Modern England

Eve Houghton, Graduate student in Department of English, Yale University

The Critics’ Gallery:
The Spring 2019 book history series is organized around a series of public panel discussions relating to the Beinecke Library’s exhibition on English paleography and manuscript culture.  

Please mark your calendar for the following dates, on the Beinecke Library mezzanine, at 5pm:

The Manuscript…

& Affect
Marta Figlerowicz (Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Yale University), Peter Stallybrass (Annenberg Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania), David Scott Kastan (George M. Bodman Professor of English, Yale University)
January 29, 2020

as Play
Anastasia Eccles
(Assistant Professor of English, Yale University); Eve Houghton (Graduate student, Department of English, Yale University); Joseph Roach (Sterling Professor Emeritus of Theate and Professor Emeritus of English, Yale University)
February 19, 2020

: Form & Meaning
Michael Warner
(Seymour H. Knox Professor of English and Professor of American Studies, Yale University); Lucy Mulroney (Associate Director of Collections, Research, and Education, Beinecke Library); Jonathan Kramnick (Maynard Mack Professor of English and Director of Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University)
March 4, 2020

: Lost, Absent, Imagined
Emily Thornbury
(Associate Professor of English, Yale University); Catherine Nicholson (Associate Professor of English, Yale University)
April 1, 2020