Green Teas: Writing Between the Lines, w/ Seth Lerer

Sponsored by Green (library) Teas


Friday, June 2, 2006
3:00 pm –
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Presentation and Perusal from 3-4 in Barchas Room, Special Collections, Green Library, Social Tea follows from 4-5 in Ida Green Room, First Floor, Green Library

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Event Details:

The final "Green Teas" event of the year, featuring the gems of Stanford's Special Collections. Professor Seth Lerer of the English Department, ever lively, will facilitate our exploration of some of the neatest marginalia in the Stanford collection, including what is scratched into our copies of Aesop's Fables from 1561, Dante, 1491, and Virgil's Works, 1522. The frantic scribbling of five hundred years ago is not so dissimilar to our own marginal ponderings today - whether insipired by admiration, scorn, or that perennial marginal muse, confusion. Fascinating to the student, book lover, and people who enjoy eating indulgently, alike. Lerer is not to be missed, and eating, as always, is delicious.

Admission Info

All are welcome, space is limited so please do be timely!