The Rare Book School at the University of Virginia announces the Clay Lectures for 2012, which will be delivered on March 1 and 7. Each Clay Fellow will lead a seminar the day after his or her lecture.
The first lecture is “Copyright at Common Law before 1710 and Its Modern Implications,” to be delivered by H. Tomás Gómez-Arostegui, Associate Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law Schoolon Thursday, 1 March from 5:30-6:30 p.m, at the Auditorium of the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library.
The second lecture is “Standing in the Shadow [of the Text]: The Value of Studying Historical Bindings,” to be delivered by Julia Miller, Book Conservator in Private Practice and Independent Scholar, on Wednesday, 7 March from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Byrd/Morris Seminar Rooms at the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
A reception follows each lecture at the Rare Book School, 116 Alderman Library. For more information contact Amanda Nelsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.