Houghton Library presents a lecture in celebration of the exhibition Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration
Tuesday, February 13, 5.30-7.30pm
Lamont Library, Forum Room, followed by a viewing of the exhibition and reception, Houghton Library
RSVP appreciated: http://bit.ly/2DFosn9
Seeing Text, Reading Maps
Tom Conley, Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies and of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
Specializing in the relations of space and writing in literature, cartography, and cinema, Professor Conley will discuss his lifelong fascination with literary maps. Conley’s most recent essay on the subject appears in the newly published Literature and Cartography : Theories, Histories, Genres, ed. By Anders Engberg-Pedersen (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2017).
For further details the speaker, visit ves.fas.harvard.edu/people/tom-conley
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Lamont Library’s main entrance is wheelchair-accessible, however Houghton Library is only directly accessible via a short flight of steps.
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Image courtesy of Tony Rinaldo.