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.

2019-2020 Schedule
Tuesday 17 September 2019 at 6:00 PM
The John Seltzer and Mark Seltzer Memorial Lecture
Christopher Wells of Nicholas Marlowe Books of London on 'Collecting Caxton: A brief history of the trade in England's first printed books.'
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at 6:00 PM 
The Alexander C. Pathy Lecture in the Book Arts
Dr. Andreas Janke, Universität Hamburg, Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, speaking on 'Tracing the Afterlife of the Fisher Antiphonary.’
Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 6:00 PM
The George Kiddell Lecture on the History of the Book
Dr. Margaret Jane Kidnie, Professor of English and Theatre Studies, Western University, on Shakespeare printing
Please note: The 2020 Katz Lecture has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for a later date.
Thursday 16 April 2020 at 6:00 PM
The Johanna and Leon Katz Memorial Lecture
Dr. Michael F. Suarez, S. J., Director of Rare Book School and Professor of English, University of Virginia, speaking on ‘Glorious Bookishness: Learning Anew in the Material World.’