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new seminar: Authorial Images

Graduate Seminar in Authorial Images (Winter 2016), taught by Prof. Baker: Authorial Images Graduate Seminar Winter 2015 AHS274 In this seminar we shall explore the connections between two striking phenomena of visual and literary culture during the “long eighteenth century” (1660-1830). The first concerns the central place of portraiture as a cultural practice and the […]

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Book, Archive, & Manuscript Studies Year-End Colloquium

Book, Archive, & Manuscript Studies Year-End Colloquium Friday, June 6, 2014 HMNSS 2212 1:10-3:00 pm In completion of the requirements for the Designated Emphasis in Book, Archive, and Manuscript Study   Rebecca Addicks-Salerno, “‘To see for one’s self’: Autopsy, Medical Connoisseurship, and the Reading of the Body in Early Modern England” Jessica Roberson, “Exhumation Notes: […]

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“This is Not a Book: Long Forms of Attention in the Digital Age” [new date]

The Material Cultures of the Book Working Group at UC Riverside presents:  “This is Not a Book: Long Forms of Attention in the Digital Age” Professor Alan Liu (UC Santa Barbara) Tuesday June 3 2014 [NEW DATE] 11:00-12:30 in INTS 1113 at UC Riverside A common response to an electronic book or other digital media […]

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“Collecting & Curating Cuban: Memory, Museums, and Material Cultures”

Prof. Raúl Rubio (John Jay College, CUNY), will be giving a guest lecture at UC Riverside titled “Collecting & Curating Cuban: Memory, Museums, and Material Cultures” today from 4:00-5:30 in HMNSS 2212. Professor Rubio will offer an overview of his research on Cuban material culture, which examines a wide-range of artifacts, from cultural commodities to […]

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Collections in Flux registration open

Registration now open for Collections in Flux: the Dynamic Spaces and Temporalities of Collecting, an interdisciplinary conference organized at the Clark Library by Adriana  Craciun (UC Riverside) and Mary Terrall (UCLA) in collaboration with the UC multicampus research group on “The Material Cultures of Knowledge.” Registration is free for UC students but required in advance: […]

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“Authorship Across Literatures and the Sciences”

“Authorship Across Literatures and the Sciences: A Traveling Symposium” UC Riverside April 17, 2014 12-3  (room to be confirmed) Speakers: Mario Biagioli, UC Davis Adriana Craciun, UC Riverside Ian Duncan, UC Berkeley Discussants: Dana Simmons, UC Riverside Sherryl Vint, UC Riverside  The “Material Cultures of Knowledge” MRG, in its third year of UCHRI funding, presents […]

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“On Paper” talk by Nicholas Basbanes

Nicholas Basbanes: On Paper Friday, February 7th, 2014 1:30 – 3:00pm GSEIS Building, Room 121 on the UCLA campus For maps, directions or parking information, visit http://www.ucla.edu/maps-directions-parking/ Nicholas Basbanes writes about books and book culture. His earlier work, A Gentle Madness, was a bestselling work about the passions of collecting. On Paper is a delightful, […]

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