Friends of Fisher Events

All events are open to the Friends of the Library and are held at the library.

Lectures begin at 6:00 PM.

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 Fisher Audio page.

2018-2019 Schedule
Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 6:00 PM
The John Seltzer and Mark Seltzer Memorial Lecture
Nick Wilding, Professor of History at Georgia State University, on his work detecting Galileo forgeries.
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 at 6:00 PM  **Please note the date change from the Halcyon**
The Alexander C. Pathy Lecture in the Book Arts
Wesley Bates, artist and wood engraver, speaking on ‘The colour in Black and White’.
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 at 6:00 PM
The George Kiddell Lecture on the History of the Book

Daniel Wakelin, Jeremy Griffiths Professor of Medieval English Palaeography, University of Oxford, on ‘The ABC of Medieval English Writing’.

Thursday 9 May 2019 at 6:00 PM
The Johanna and Leon Katz Memorial Lecture

Charles Pachter, Toronto artist, painter, and printmaker on his work in the book arts.