The Living Book Symposium

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The Living Book Symposium

Thursday, May 18

1:00pm - 5:00pm


Hosted in conjunction with the Library Company of Philadelphia's new exhibition, The Living Book: New Perspectives on Form and Function, this half-day symposium will bring together three experts to share their unique perspectives on the book. Mark Dimunation, Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress will present Ten Moments in the Stacks: A Curator's View. Alice Austin, book conservator at the Library Company of Philadelphia will present Book Theater: The History of the Tunnel Book, and Russell Maret, a type designer and private press printer working in New York City will present Hungry Bibliophiles: An Experiment in Utilitarian Bookmaking.


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Free for Members/ $15 for Non-Members