Please join us for the final Symposium on the Book, which this year is addressing Diversity in the Archives.
Symposium on the Book Events
The Symposium on the Book at the University of Georgia Events
A Faculty Roundtable on Access and Archives featuring Cynthia Turner Camp (English), Usree Bhattacharya-Haddad (College of Education), and Sheryl Vogt (UGA Libraries)
Please join us on the 2nd floor of the Special Collections Building. Coffee and Refreshments will be served before and after the roundtable.
The Symposium on the Book is sponsored by the Willson Center and the UGA Libraries
“Disability and Divergent Readers: The History of the Book through Other(ed) Senses," Dr. Jonathan Hsy
Professor Jonathan Hsy is this semester's Franklin College Diversity Fellow. Jonathan Hsy is Associate Professor of English at George Washington University and founding co-director of the GW Digital Humanities Institute. He specializes in medieval literature with interests in translation, material culture, and disability studies. He is the author of Trading Tongues: Merchants, Multilingualism, and Medieval Literature (2013), and one of his current book projects explores autobiographical writing by medieval authors who self-identified as blind or deaf.
9:30am Teaching Roundtable: Making Archival Material Come Alive in the Classroom
10:45am Coffee and Refreshments Break
11:00am Plenary talk, Diane Dugaw: "Fighting and Sailing Women in Anglo-American Prints, Songs, and History (1600—present)"
Lunch on your own
2:00pm Rare Books Workshop: song books, play texts, toy theaters, etc.
Plenary talk for the UGA Symposium on the Book