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Paper in Asia Symposium

The Symposium will feature Radha Pandey, a South Asian and Islamic papermaker, who will give a paper-making demonstration and talk, followed by short presentations by conservators.

Monday, January 30, 2017
2:00pm – 5:30pm
Current Periodicals Room, Baker-Berry Library
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Lectures & Seminars

In association with the exhibition, Paper: A Material of Empire and Revolution in South Asia on view in Baker-Berry Library through January 2017, we have invited scholars who touch on how paper as a material intertwines with the information that it carries.

Speakers include:
Zahra Ayubi, Dartmouth College
Faith Beasley, Dartmouth College
Sienna Craig, Dartmouth College
Yasser Elhariry, Dartmouth College
Chad Elias, Dartmouth College
Devin Fitzgerald, Harvard University
Doug Haynes, Dartmouth College
Sunglim Kim, Dartmouth College
Abigail McGowan, University of Vermont
Tatiana Reinoza, Dartmouth College
Laura Weinstein, Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Reception to follow.

Organized by Deborah Howe, Collections Conservator, Dartmouth College, and Holly Shaffer, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities, Dartmouth College, and Mellon Fellow in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School. Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School and the Art History Department, Dartmouth College Library, and Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth College.

For more information, contact:
Samantha Potter

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.