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Upcoming Events

    • Comparative Literature Presents: “Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature”
      Friday, April 25 at 1:30, Linsly-Chittenden Hall 101

      Please join us for this year’s annual Comparative Literature conference, Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature. The conference will feature two keynote lectures by Professors Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA). All are welcome to attend.

      More information available at www.shapeshiftersconference.com

      Date & Time: Friday, April 25, 1:30 pm-6:30 pm
      Location:  Linsly-Chittenden Hall 101, 63 High St, New Haven

      Saturday, April 26, 10 am-5:30 pm
      Location: Comparative Literature Library, Bingham Hall

      Free and open to the Public.

    • Harvard-Yale Conference in Book History
      Monday, May 5 at 10:15, LC 319

      Sponsored by the Yale University Department of English, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Seminar in the History of the Book at the Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard


      10:15 am – Welcome, Coffee & Snacks

      10:30 – 11:50 am – Claiming “Popular” Literature (Chair: Andrew Brown, Yale)

      Rebecca Rush (Yale), “Authority and Attribution in the Sternhold and Hopkins Psalter”

      Marton Barsony (Eötvös Loránd University/Yale), “‘Anonim’ Letters of a Fool: On the Fake Pamphlets of Nicolas Joubert d’Angoulevent”

      Meredith Quinn (Harvard), “Cheap Reads in Early Modern Istanbul”

      11:50am – 12:00pm – Break

      12:00pm – 1:00 pm – Editing the Past (Chair: Monika Barget, Harvard)

      David de Boer (University of Konstanz/Harvard), “From Chronicle to History: Authorship, Objectivity, and Censorship in Revolt Literature in the Dutch Republic”

      Devin Fitzgerald (Harvard), “The Heroes are all Gone: How Zhang Mingzhen Read Ming History”

      1:00 – 2:10 pm – Lunch Break

      2:10 – 3:10 pm – Pointing to Print (Chair: Emily Ulrich, Yale)

      Xin Wen (Harvard), “Invisible Prints in a Library of Manuscripts: Early Chinese Printing in Dunhuang Revisited”

      Myrna Perez Sheldon (Harvard), “Editing science: the space between the technical and the popular”

      3:10 – 3:30 pm – Break

      3:30 – 4:50 pm – The Press and the Archive Today (Chair: Elyse Graham, Yale)

      James McSpadden (Harvard), “Books as War Booty? Harvard’s 58,000 Confiscated Nazi Books”

      Katherine Ruffin (Simmons College), “Carl Purington Rollins and the Origins of Bibliographic Presses in America”

      Gerardo Con Diaz (Yale), “The Piracy Machines: Photocopying, Copyright Law, and American Libraries in the 1970s”