The Objects of Houghton Library: Past, Present and Future

Video of this talk is now available to watch on YouTube.

Ann Blair is Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor at Harvard University, where she specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of early modern Europe (16th-17th centuries), with an emphasis on France. Her interests include the history of the book and of reading, the history of the disciplines and of scholarship, and the history of interactions between science and religion. On April 20, 2017, Professor Blair delivered the 107th George Parker Winship Lecture as part of evening in celebration of the 75th anniversary of Houghton Library.