Monday, October 26, 2009

Event: Future of the Book Conference, October 30

Future of the Book
The Core Curriculum in the College of Arts and Science and the Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education present

a one-day conference exploring the
Moderated by David Eckel, Professor of Religion, Director of the Core Curriculum and Victor Coelho, Professor of Music, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

1:00-2:30 pm
Libraries and Education in the 21st Century:
The Case of Cushing Academy
James Tracy
Headmaster, Cushing Academy, Ashburnham, Massachusetts
Former Headmaster, Boston University Academy

Remarks by Christopher Ricks
Warren Professor of the Humanities
Co-Director, Editorial Institute, Boston University

3:00-4:00 pm
The Impact of Digital Technology on the Publishing Industry
Richard Sarnoff
President, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

4:00-5:00 pm
Pedagogy and Textbooks in the Renaissance
Ann Blair
Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Harvard University

Friday, October 30, 2009
Metcalf Trustee Center, One Silber Way, Ninth Floor
Green Line B-Train to Blandford Street Stop
Reception to follow-free and open to the public

Co-Sponsored by the New England Renaissance Conference and the Boston University Humanities Foundation.
For more information please contact or 617-353-5404.

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