Nov 7th History of Emblem Books Event

Please join us for “History of Emblem Books,” the third program in the “Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections” series on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5-6:30 p.m. in Rose’s Teaching and Learning Studio (10th Floor).  If you plan to attend, please register at emorylib.info/EmblemBooks.

This event features Walter Melion, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History at Emory, and Kelin Michael, a PhD art history student at Emory.

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Andreae Alciati emblematvm libellvs. (1536)

Dr. Melion will talk about the development and history of emblem books, and Kelin Michael will speak about Alciato’s emblems. Relevant items from the Rose Library’s collection will be available for viewing after the talks.

Schedule:

5 – 5:45 p.m. Introductions and program with Dr. Melion and Kelin Michael

5:45 – 6:05 p.m. Q & A

6:05 – 6:30 p.m. Guests view items on display

Omnia Andreae Alciati (1581)

 

This event is open to the public at no charge. Parking: Fishburne deck. For accessibility accommodations