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Joanna Banks in her library, ca 2018

Writing Across Genres

African American Women Writers in the Joanna Banks Collection

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Kamin Gallery , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor
"Master B.F.,” Decorated letter P from the Santi Angelo e Niccolò at Villanova Sillaro choirbooks; Lombardy, ca. 1500. The Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E M 76:52

Making the Renaissance Manuscript

Discoveries from Philadelphia Libraries

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Goldstein Family Gallery , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Making the Renaissance Manuscript: Discoveries from Philadelphia Libraries
Exhibition tour, opening, and catalogue launch - Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Sergei Rachmaninoff at piano and Eugene Ormandy. Photo courtesy of the Adrian Siegel Collection/Philadelphia Orchestra Archives

Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances and Its Premiere by the Philadelphia Orchestra:

Celebrating the Rediscovery of a Historic Recording

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Cover of Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe (Oxford University Press)

Kathy Peiss, author of Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe

In conversation with Roger Chartier and Arthur Kiron

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Castiglione, Il libro del cortegiano (Venetia: Nelle case d'Aldo Romano, 1528)

Roger Chartier on Castiglione's Book of the Courtier

"Per dir forse una nova parola": Sixteenth-century translations of sprezzatura

Lea Library , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Native North American drawings and writing framing exhibit

American Contact

Virtual conference: Intercultural Encounter and the History of the Book

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The conference will be held virtually
Manicule and acronym SIMS (Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies)

13th Annual (Virtual) Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

Manuscript Studies in the Covid-19 Age

November 18-20, 2020

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Online
Covers of two journals, The Black Scholar and Black Lesbians, from the Joanna Banks Collection.

2020 Jay I. Kislak Symposium

Black Women Writing Across Genres
in the Late 20th Century

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor