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:'''A Workshop in partnership with the Bard Graduate Center and the Folger Institute at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Board Room'''
 
:'''A Workshop in partnership with the Bard Graduate Center and the Folger Institute at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Board Room'''
 
:Held on [[2015–2016 Folger Institute Scholarly Programs|Thursday, April 21, 2016]]
 
:Held on [[2015–2016 Folger Institute Scholarly Programs|Thursday, April 21, 2016]]
  
'''Description''':  
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'''Description''': In collaboration with the Bard Graduate Center, the Folger Institute will host a day-long workshop on early modern material studies. Topics to be discussed may include books-as-artifacts, relations of texts and practices as exemplified by food knowledge, collecting practices and institutions, craft and design, and natural historical objects. The different perspectives on material culture of the anthropologist, art historian, archaeologist, literary critic, and historian will be highlighted.
  
  

Revision as of 09:16, 25 November 2015

Cultural Histories of the Material World: Early Modern Books and Objects

A Workshop in partnership with the Bard Graduate Center and the Folger Institute at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Board Room
Held on Thursday, April 21, 2016

Description: In collaboration with the Bard Graduate Center, the Folger Institute will host a day-long workshop on early modern material studies. Topics to be discussed may include books-as-artifacts, relations of texts and practices as exemplified by food knowledge, collecting practices and institutions, craft and design, and natural historical objects. The different perspectives on material culture of the anthropologist, art historian, archaeologist, literary critic, and historian will be highlighted.


9:00

Coffee and Pastries

9:30

Welcome and Introductions

Owen Williams (Folger Institute)

9:45

Early Modern Texts and Cultural Practices (Part 1: Embroidery)

Anna Bertolet (Auburn) Andrew Morrall (Bard)

11:00 Break

11:30

Early Modern Texts and Cultural Practices (Part 2: Natural History, Food Knowledge)

Deborah Krohn (Bard) Caroline Duroselle-Melish (Folger)

12:45 Lunch (Foulke Conference Room) Including small group discussion

2:00

The Folger in the Context of Modern Collecting

David Jaffee (Bard) Georgianna Ziegler (Folger)

3:15 Tea (Folger Tea Room)

3:45

Fashion, Through Time, and On the Stage and Off

Michele Majer (Bard) Amanda Wunder (CUNY) Natasha Korda (Wesleyan)

5:00

Reformulated questions

Kathleen Lynch (Folger) Deborah Krohn (Bard) Andrew Morrall (Bard)

5:30

Closing Reception