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, most of the lectures have been recorded and been made 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.

2016-2017 Schedule
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
The John Seltzer and Mark Seltzer Memorial Lecture
'A Revolution is not a Dinner Party': The Challenges of Collecting Mao
Justin G. Schiller

Sound iconListen to the 2016 Seltzer Memorial Lecture by Justin Schiller

Tuesday, 25 October 2016
The Alexander C. Pathy Lecture on the Book Arts
Moving Parts: Shakespeare and the Book as Performance
Professor Alan Galey, iSchool, University of Toronto.

Sound iconListen to the 2016 Pathy Lecture by Alan Galey

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
The Johanna and Leon Katz Memorial Lecture
Where Arts Meets Science: Traditions in Canadian Botanical Art
Linda Le Geyt.

Sound iconListen to the 2016 Katz Memorial Lecture by Michael Torosian, fine printer and founder, Lumiere Press, "Photography and Fine Printing: The History of Lumiere Press"

Wednesday, 5 April 2017
The George Kiddell Lecture on the History of the Book
Anne Dondertman and Kathleen Winter will discuss their work related to the General James Wolfe correspondence (held at the Fisher Library).

Sound iconListen to the 2016 Kiddell Lecture by Dr. Erik Kwakkel, Centre for the Arts in Society, Leiden University, "Turning over a New Leaf: Manuscript Innovation in the Twelfth Century."