Lectures & Conferences

Lectures at the Penn Libraries


The University of Pennsylvania Libraries sponsor the following lectures:

The A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

The Henry Charles Lea Lecture

The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium
on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

The Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair Distinguished Lecture Series

The Muriel Pfaelzer Bodek Fund for Library Public Events

Other recent conferences:

Architectures of the Text: An Inquiry Into the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

A Symposium in Honor of Daniel Traister
Memory/Reason/Imagination: Librarians and Scholars—Past, Present, and Future

Upcoming lectures and conferences:

Thursday, September 3, 2015, at 5:15pm
Tales of Three Texts:
The Judaeo-Arabic and Hebrew Medical Texts in UPenn MS Codex 1649

Fellowship lecture by Professor Y. Tzvi Langermann, Bar-Ilan University

Friday, October 9, 2015, at 5:30PM
The Civil War: An Ephemeral Lens Into the Life and Times
An exhibition lecture with Professor Edward L. Ayers, University of Richmond

Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 5:30-7:30PM
Philly Archives Month
The Paper Menagerie: Animals on the Page in the Kislak Center's Special Collections
An evening with the Kislak Center's cataloging staff

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at 5:30PM
Victorious Secret: Entertaining Notions of Elite Ideals for Women, 300 AD
An artist talk with Angela Lorenz

Thursday, November 12-Saturday, November 14, 2015
8th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript studies in the Digital Age
Picking up the Pieces

Image: Marcus Tullius Cicero, Tusculanae Q[ue]stiones Marci Tullij Ciceronis nouissime ([Venice: B. and A. Bindoni, 1525])
Rare Book and Manuscript Library (LatC C4855 71 1525)