Entries Tagged as 'Symposium'

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Join Us for Houghton Library’s 75th Anniversary Symposium: Who Cares?

October 5-6, 2017 Cambridge, Massachusetts Free to register The symposium is limited to 200 participants to encourage productive and dynamic dialogue in a more intimate setting. We expect demand to exceed our supply of seats, so please register early to secure your spot. This year Houghton Library, Harvard College’s primary rare books and manuscripts library, […]

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Medieval Sermons, On Display and Online

We are pleased to announce a new online exhibition, “A History of Medieval Christian Preaching,” prepared by Harvard Divinity School Professor Beverly Mayne Kienzle and her students. This site and an exhibition now on display in the Amy Lowell Room accompany a conference of the same name sponsored by Harvard University’s Standing Committee on Medieval […]

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Thackeray Bicentenary Exhibition and Symposium

Opening today is “The Adventures of Thackeray In His Way Through the World” a new exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of William Makepeace Thackeray. Houghton will also host a symposium on Thackeray’s life and work on October 6th. The symposium is free, but advance registration is required; see the website for more […]

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

William James symposium registration opens

This fall, Houghton will present an exhibition “Life is in the Transitions”: William James, 1842-1910 in commemoration of the centenary of James’s death. The exhibition opening coincides with a conference organized by the William James Society, co-sponsored by the Houghton Library, and the Chocorua Community Association, “In the Footsteps of William James: a Symposium on […]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Exhibition and Symposium

He may be best known as a creator of modern detective fiction, but there is more to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle than Sherlock Holmes. A new exhibition, “Ever Westward’: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in American Culture,” which opened May 5 at Houghton Library, hopes to paint a fuller picture of Doyle’s contributions to world literature, […]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Johnson Symposium registration open

We’ve just updated the page for our upcoming symposium Johnson At 300 with the registration form, schedule of events, and hotel information. We’ve got an outstanding lineup of participants, and of course we’ll be opening the first exhibition of the Hyde Collection since it arrived at Houghton. I hope you can join us. via Hyde […]