The American Antiquarian Society is pleased to announce plans for the 2005 Summer Seminar in the History of the Book to be held in Worcester, Mass. June 12 to June 17, 2005.
Michael Warner, Board of Governors Professor of English at Rutgers University, and Peter Stallybrass, Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania will co-lead the seminar. James N. Green, Librarian at the Library Company of Philadelphia, will be guest faculty.
The seminar is entitled "Publishing God: Printing, Preaching, and Reading in Eighteenth-Century America." It will focus on the eighteenth-century colonies to track the interplay between religious cultures and the circulation of print.
Please consult our website for the description of the seminar, biographical information about the faculty, application instructions, the seminar fee, and other details.
The priority deadline for applications is Thursday, March 10, 2005.
The seminar will follow the first of a series of conferences sponsored by the Program in the History of the Book at the American Antiquarian Society. For more information about "Histories of Print, Manuscript, and Performance in America", to be held June 10 to June 12, 2005, go to http://www.americanantiquarian.org/phbac.htm
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