CANCELLED: The Inaugural Durham History of the Book Conference: Bibliophilia and Bibliophobia
26-27 March 2020, Hatfield College, Durham
This 2-day conference on ‘Bibliophilia and bibliophobia’ in the medieval and early modern history of the book will feature papers on the following themes: books and the emotions (books as objects or expressions of fear, hate, love, friendship, enmity…); books and devotion or obsession; book acquisition, book collecting and libraries; book burning and the destruction of books and the banning of books and censorship.
Deborah McGrady (University of Virginia)
Ada Palmer (University of Chicago)
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