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New York Voices, ©Ashley Bryan

An Evening with

Ashley Bryan

Renowned Artist, Poet, Storyteller, and Humanitarian

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Mahzor

2018-2019 Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies & the Herbert D. Katz Center Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Jewish Manuscript Studies

A Mahzor is a Mahzor is a Mahzor?

Studying CAJS Rare MS 382

Professor Elisabeth Hollender, Goethe Institute Frankfurt

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Ms. Codex 910 Decameron, Folio 1r

2018-2019 Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies & Center for Italian Studies Fellow’s Lecture in Italian Manuscript Studies

Writing and Reading Rubrics in the Renaissance Decameron

Rhiannon Daniels, Senior Lecturer in Italian History Bristol University

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Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet

A conference in honor of the Philadelphia Playbills Project

Digital & Archival Approaches to Theater History

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Image from the Dorothy Searle photograph album (1914-17), Ms. Coll. 848

Archives Month Philly Event

Defying Convention

Audacious Women in the Kislak Center Collections

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From Petrus Camper, Natuurkundige Verhandelingen over den Orang Outang (1782)

The A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

Fossils, Apes, Humans:

A Chapter in the History of Science, Revisited

Carlo Ginzburg, Professor Emeritus, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

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Monday, September 24: "Paleontology and Connoisseurship"
Tuesday, September 25: "Gods, Humans, Apes: Art History and Evolution"
Thursday, September 27: "Medals and Shells: On Morphology and History, Once Again"
Monday, September 24: "Paleontology and Connoisseurship"
Tuesday, September 25: "Gods, Humans, Apes: Art History and Evolution"
Thursday, September 27: "Medals and Shells: On Morphology and History, Once Again"
Monday, September 24: "Paleontology and Connoisseurship"
Tuesday, September 25: "Gods, Humans, Apes: Art History and Evolution"
Thursday, September 27: "Medals and Shells: On Morphology and History, Once Again"
 Marian Anderson singing at the Lincoln Memorial (Washington, 1939), Marian Anderson Collection of Photographs, Ms. Coll. 198, Kislak Center

Thomas Sovereign Gates Library Lecture Fund

Sound, Gender, and the Color Line

A Symposium and Celebration in Honor of Marian Anderson, Musician and Citizen of the World

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Initial I with a saint, possibly St. John the Evangelist. Attributed to Sano di Pietro, c. 1470. Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E M 25:1.

11th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

Illuminations: Manuscript, Medium, Message

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Woodcut detail: twisted tree and a spider web

A Symposium

Romantic Prints on the Move

February 1-2, 2019

Philadelphia Museum of Art & Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

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Philadelphia Museum of Art's Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Perelman Building
Signe Wilkinson, self portrait (ca. 2017)

Beitler Collection Distinguished Lecture

Trumped

Cartooning in the Wind of the Donald Trump Presidency

Signe Wilkinson, Editorial Cartoonist for The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Receipt of payment for advertising two courses at the University of Pennsylvania in the North-Carolina Star newspaper, 1850

Penn and Slavery:

A Symposium organized by the Penn & Slavery Project
& the Program on Race, Science, and Society

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Composite image of type from broadside Dreyfus est innocent (France, 1898), Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair, Kislak Center

Beitler Collection Distinguished Lecture

The Politics of Paranoia and Nationalism in the Age of Trump

Lecture by Edward-Isaac Dovere

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Gotham Book Mart graphic: monogram GBM shown with three 18th century men in a boat.

Jay I. Kislak Conference to honor the Kislak Center’s Gotham Book Mart Centennial exhibition

Modernism - Materiality - Meaning

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Sepia photos: Annie Oakley, Pioneer mother, Native American woman

Conference

Women's Voices from American Frontiers

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Photo of Walt Whitman
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Barbara Henry woodcut of Walt Whitman

A Symposium

Whitman at 200

Looking Back, Looking Forward

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