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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:

Friday, February 26, 2016, 5:30 PM -- Symposium Keynote and Exhibition Reception
Saturday, February 27, 2016, 8:30 AM-6:00 PM -- Symposium
Muriel Pfaelzer Bodek Fund for Library Events
The Art of the Book:
Fine Printing in North America in the 21st Century

***Separate registration for each day is required***

March 14, 15, 17, 2016, 5:30 PM
2016 Rosenbach Lectures
Bitstreams: The Future of Digital Library Heritage

Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, University of Maryland

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 10:00 AM-5:00PM
Representation and Religion:
Integrating the Study of Japan from the Early Modern to the Contemporary

Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 5:30PM
Beitler Collection Distinguished Lecture
The Relevance of Dreyfus in the age of ISIS

Trudy Rubin, International political columnist, Philadelphia Inquirer

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 3:00-6:00 PM
Prints, Books, Art:
Conversations on the Future of Printmaking in the College Curriculum Symposium

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 1:00-7:30 PM
Spain and England in the Age of Cervantes and Shakespeare:
Connected Histories?

A one day conference.

Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Revealing Galen's Simples
A one day symposium.

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)