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The Cultural Origins of the Printing Revolution

The Cultural Origins of the Printing Revolution
140 St. George Street, Rm. 728
Time: Oct 3rd, 4:15 pm End: Oct 3rd, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: South Asian, Law, Faculty of , Indigenous, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communications, Book History/Print Culture
Lecture by Adrian Johns, University of Chicago

Toronto Centre for the Book Lecture Series

The Toronto Centre for the Book is the lecture series of the University of Toronto Collaborative Program in Book History and Print Culture, based at Massey College.

We look forward to seeing you at this year's lectures, starting with our keynote by Adrian Johns on 3 October 2013. All are welcome. This talk is the second annual J. R. de J. Jackson Lecture, and we will be hosting a wine and cheese reception after the talk.

Program for 2013-14:

J. R. de J. Jackson Lecture
Thursday 3 October 2013, 4:15 p.m.
Faculty of Information, 140 St. George Street, Bissell Building, Room 728
Adrian Johns (University of Chicago)
"The Cultural Origins of the Printing Revolution"
In Association with the iSchool

NOTE: This talk was recorded, and the podcast can be reached HERE.

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 4:15 p.m.
Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N
Matt Cohen (University of Texas at Austin)
"A Brief History of Books in Indigenous North America"
In Association with the Centre for the Study of the United States

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 4:15 p.m.
Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place
Michael Gamer (University of Pennsylvania)
"Re-collection's Intranquility"
In Association with the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy at the Faculty of Law

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 4:15 p.m.
Victoria College, 91 Charles Street West, Alumni Hall
Francis Cody (University of Toronto)
"Publics and Crowds Revisited: On the Role of Print Capitalism in South Indian Politics"
In Association with the Friends of the Victoria University Library

Each TCB talk will be followed by a small reception. All are welcome. We very much hope to see you again in the year ahead.

The Collaborative Program in Book History & Print Culture now has a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BookHistoryandPrintCulture. FB users are very welcome to "like" the page as a handy way of receiving future announcements about both BHPC and TCB.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For further information, please contact Gillian Northgrave at book.history@utoronto.ca

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