22 June 2017 — 23 June 2017
Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)
Keynotes: Professor Ann Blair (Harvard); Professor Emily Steiner (UPenn)
This two-day symposium takes a timely opportunity to consider how the index - the foremost finding aid of the physical book - shaped reading and scholarly method over the last 800 years.
'I for my part venerate the inventor of Indexes, [...] that unknown labourer in literature who first laid open the nerves and arteries of a book.'
–Isaac Disraeli, Literary Miscellanies
There is a registration fee for this event:
- £45 standard fee
- £30 students and unwaged