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Oct 1, 2020

'What Comes Next?' with Amy Hildreth Chen, Five College Faculty Seminar on Book History


5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

How are literary archives being transformed by our current events? This talk will range in its exploration of traditional and digital archives to include: efforts to commodify cultural heritage...
Oct 5, 2020

Community Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet with special guest, Jessica Bauman

Online (Zoom)
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Community Shakespeare with Marie Roche, Ph.D. UMass and guest scholar, Jessica Bauman, director of Arden Everywhere...
Oct 7, 2020

'Sea Monsters: Orlando Furioso and the Orc,' Rare Books in Conversation with Jeff Goodhind

Online (Zoom)
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

How did people of the early modern period conceive of the ocean: a vast, unpredictable, dangerous, and hostile place? How is the sea transformed into an image of the monstrous, a force that must be...
Oct 17, 2020

Grounded Knowledge: Preservation

Online (Zoom)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

A virtual workshop with local orchardist Matt Kaminsky, Gnarly Pippins & Dr. Marissa Nicosia, Cooking in the Archives...
Oct 21, 2020

Music, Painting, and the Ideal of the "Renaissance (Wo)Man"

Online (Zoom)
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Talk by Walter Denny, Distinguished Professor of Art History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst...