Friends of Fisher Events

Please note: The following lectures will be presented live and online this fall, with audience participation at the end of each presentation.

Start times for lectures to be determined.

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.

2020 Schedule

Thursday 24 September 2020
The Alexander C. Pathy Lecture on the Book Arts
Dr Thomas Keymer, University Professor, Chancellor Jackman, Professor, University of Toronto on "Authorship, Print, and Sedition in Eighteenth-Century England."
To view this lecture, please click on this link, which will send you to the Fisher's YouTube channel.

Thursday 5 November 2020
John Seltzer and Mark Seltzer Memorial Lecture
Dr Margaret Schotte, Associate Professor of Early Modern, History, York University on "For Merchants and Mariners - The Business of Nautical Manuals."
Note: This lecture will be broadcast on Zoom. To register, please e-mail Anna Maria Romano (