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Penn Libraries Events & Exhibitions
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Rare Book & Manuscript Library Events
  • Wednesday, March 3, 5:30 PM
  • Reading Pictures: Sixteenth-Century European Illustrated Books
  • Exhibition Opening and Remarks
  • Please join us for the exhibition opening and remarks by exhibition curator, Dr. Daniel Traister.
Kamin Gallery
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut Street, first floor

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  • 2010 A. S. W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography
  • DIVINE ART/INFERNAL MACHINE: Western Views of Printing Surveyed
  • March 22, 23, and 25, 2010
  • Lectures
  • This years Rosenbach Lectures will be given by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein is Professor of History (Emerita) at the University of Michigan. The author of many books and articles, she received the Scholarly Distinction award from the American Historical Association in 2002.

    Monday, March 22, 5:30 PM - "First Impressions" RSVP
    Tuesday, March 23, 5:30 PM - "Eighteenth-Century Attitudes" RSVP
    Thursday, March 25, 5:30 PM - "From Stem Press to Cyberspace" RSVP
Rosenwald Gallery
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut Street, sixth floor

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  • DATE CHANGED TO - Thursday, April 22, 5:30 PM
  • Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters
  • Lecture and Book Signing
  • The American Jewish Committee, France-Philadelphie, and the Rare Book & Manuscript Library are pleased to present a lecture and book signing by author Louis Begley. Begley will be speaking about his recent book Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters (Yale, 2009).
Rosenwald Gallery
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut Street, sixth floor

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  • Friday, April 16 [NOTE DATE CHANGE], 5:30 PM and
    Saturday, April 17 [NOTE DATE CHANGE], 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Envisioning the Real:
    Writing and Painting in late Nineteenth-Century Germany
  • Conference
  • A group of international scholars of literature, art history, history, and the history of the book will look at ways of describing the period, outlook, and techniques of "Realism" within the framework of German cultural studies —and look for "Realism's" legacy in our contemporary literature and art.

    Conference Website
Rosenwald Gallery
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut Street, sixth floor
  • Friday, May 14, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
  • Visualizing the Holy Land:
    Alumni Preview of the Lenkin Family Collection of Photography
  • Collection Preview
  • Join fellow alumni for an introduction to the Lenkin Family Collection of Photography. This recent acquisition, made possible through a generous gift from Edward Lenkin (C'71, PAR'12), includes nearly 4,000 original photographs, primarily of Jerusalem and Palestine, taken between 1850 and 1947.
Fischer Fine Arts Library
220 South 34th Street (entrance on College Green)
Please RSVP to Kristin Winch: 215-573-3610 or kwinch@pobox.upenn.edu



All events are free and open to the public (please show photo ID at entrance)