Friends of Fisher Events
All events are open to the Friends of the Library and are held at the library. Lectures begin at 8:00 p.m.
Click here for location information including how to get to the library.
Since the 2010-11 Friends of Fisher season, full lectures have been recorded and are freely available online. To see the entire list of lectures that have been recorded, along with other audio podcasts, please visit our Listen to Lectures page.
Monday, 1 October 2012
The John Seltzer and Mark Seltzer Memorial Lecture
The Forbes Collection: A Library within a Library
Scott Schofield, INKE Post-Doctoral Fellow in the History and Future of the Book at the iSchool, University of Toronto
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
The Alexander C. Pathy Lecture on the Book Arts
Shakespeare in and of the Humanities
Marjorie Garber, William R. Kenan Professor of English and Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Jackman Humanities Institute.
Audio of the 2011 Pathy Lecture, Typographical Allegories and Erotic Ambiguities: The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili of Aldus Manutius, delivered by David Pankow
Tuesday, 5 March 2013
The Leon Katz Memorial Lecture
The Stacks School of Typography: The Role of Libraries and Archives in the Development of Gaspereau Press
Andrew Steeves, proprietor of Gaspereau Press
Tuesday, 2 April 2013
The Gryphon Lecture on the History of the Book
Amy Lowell: Mighty Woman Book Hunter
Leslie Morris, Curator, Modern Books and Manuscripts, Houghton Library, Harvard University