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Temple Faculty Explore the History and Future of the Book

Thu, Oct 17, 2019 | 3:30 pm

This year, our Beyond the Page public programming series explores the history and future of the book. Join us for an afternoon of lightning talks from three Temple faculty members about their research on the book. Kimberly Tully, librarian and curator of rare books in the Special Collections Research Center, will moderate the event. 

Faculty presenters include:

  • Priya Joshi, professor of English, publishes on the history and theory of the novel. She’s currently researching how contemporary literature is remade on Web 2.0.
  • Dr. Naomi Rosenberg, an Emergency Department physician at Temple and the assistant director of narrative medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, will discuss narrative medicine and how we are using stories, reflection, and other means to restore and preserve empathy in medicine.* 
  • Ashley West, associate professor of Art History, is an art historian of Northern Renaissance art (ca. 1450-1550) with a focus on early print culture. Her current book manuscript explores painter-printmaker Hans Burgkmair (1473-1531), an important figure in early color printmaking and in oversize multi-block woodcuts.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/temple-faculty-explore-the-history-and-future-of-the-book-tickets-71662669975

*Originally Michael Vitez, director of Narrative Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, was going to give this talk, but he will no longer be joining us

Programs offered by Temple University Libraries are accessible to people with disabilities. Please contact Richie Holland, Director of Library Administration, at richieh@temple.edu or 215-204-3455 for more information, to request an accommodation, or with questions/concerns.

Charles Library

First Floor Event Space
1900 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122