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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
Graphic showing train on trestle from below

We Are the Storm / Migration Now

Activist Poster Art by Justseeds Artists' Cooperative

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Fisher Exhibition Space , Fisher Fine Arts Library , 1st floor
Ney flutes

Re-covering the Ney Collection

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Marian Anderson Gallery , Albrecht Music Library, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 4th floor
First place: Sunset over the Lessley Site, Smith Creek Archaeological Project, Fort Adams, Mississippi

Museum Library: student photo contest

Penn in the Field 2019

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Ms. Coll. 115, Evans’s 8 September 1868 sketch of Napoleon III (Louis-Napoleon)

Thomas W. Evans and Royalty

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Dental Library Display Space , Levy Dental Medicine Library
Ms. Codex 315, Miscellany of religious verse and prose, 15th century, fol. 2r

SIMS Italian Studies Fellow in Italian Manuscript Studies

Texts on Flyleaves

An Investigation on Petrarch’s Writing Uses

Professor Maddalena Signorini, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , 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
"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
Monastery of Saint Catherine in the Sinai

The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies & the Global Medieval and Renaissance Studies Faculty Working Group Lecture

The Monastery of Saint Catherine in the Sinai and its Manuscripts

Crossroads of Culture in the Medieval Mediterranean

Claudia Rapp, University of Vienna

Online
LJS 438, Neoplatonic and neopythagorean translations (Florence, ca. 1475)

Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies
Visiting Research Fellow’s Lecture

Riddles and Puzzles

Pythagoras in the Italian Quattrocento

Anna Corrias, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Niccolo Machiavelli, Discorsi di Nicolo Machiavelli, fiorentino, sopra la prima deca di Tito Livio (Vinegia: Per Giouann' Antonio de Nicolini da Sabio, [1537]), title page, printer's mark

Series of five virtual lectures

Carlo Ginzburg (Scuola Normale, Pisa): Lectures and Dialogues

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Ashley Bryan, "Peggy" illustration from Feedom Over Me (Simon & Schuster, 2016)

Remarkable Figures

Women in the Art of Ashley Bryan

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Snyder-Granader Study Alcove , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor