Keynote Lecture by Dr. Nell Irvin Painter, Artist and Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, Princeton University
January 21, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Grolier Club, New York, NY
This symposium explored women’s contributions to printing, publishing, and the book arts, as well as the contributions of women collectors and book dealers.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Sign in and coffee
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Keynote Lecture
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch on your own
12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Remarks by Lisa Unger Baskin
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Panel One (details below)
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Panel Two (details below)
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Panel One: Women in Book History: Women as Creators and Consumers of Texts
- Peter Stallybrass, Director of Seminar in the History of Material Texts and Annenberg Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania
- Deborah Coltham, Owner, Deborah Coltham Rare Books
- Elizabeth Cumming, Honorary Fellow, History of Art, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art
- Moderator: Esther M. Terry, retired president of Bennett College, co-founder of the W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Panel Two: The Future is Female and so is the Past: Revealing Women's History
- Caroline Duroselle-Melish, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Early Modern Books and Prints and Associate Librarian for Collection Care and Development, Folger Shakespeare Library
- Elizabeth Denlinger, Curator, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, New York Public Library
- Ann D. Gordon, Research Professor Emerita, Department of History and Editor-Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Papers Project, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
- Moderator: Rebecca Romney, Co-Founder, Type Punch Matrix
The event was broadcast live online.