[Humanist] 30.501 events: Traherne at Boston College

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 501.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:55:13 -0500
        From: Eric Weiskott <eric.weiskott at bc.edu>
        Subject: Re: BLUHM LECTURE: Elaine Treharne, Stanford University
        In-Reply-To: <CAHXzeT3tXFVZ_SJVdcA=StMQ68FhT4F=w3UbgH=NZv6eJjEfXQ at mail.gmail.com>



Dear friends and colleagues,

A reminder about tomorrow's lecture. I hope to see some of you there!

Best,
   Eric W.

On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 12:51 PM, Eric Weiskott <eric.weiskott at bc.edu> wrote:

> *BOSTON COLLEGE*
>
> *The Heinz Bluhm Memorial Lecture Series*
> *is pleased to present:*
>
> *"MOMENTARY PRESENCE & MANUSCRIPT PERMANENCE IN DIGITAL SPACE"*
> *by*
>
> *ELAINE TREHARNE *
> *DENNING PROF. OF HUMANITIES & PROF. OF ENGLISH, STANFORD UNIV.*
>
>
> *The manuscript is a vessel that carries the memorialized presences of
> people from the past into the present. From medieval "Books of Life" to
> nineteenth-century autograph books, often the only vestiges of a person’s
> existence are the names recorded on pages that have withstood the passage
> of time. Prof. Treharne will discuss multiple examples of this phenomenon
> of human endurance both within the physical book and as demonstrated
> through the medium of the digital. How can the digital realm be best
> deployed to represent the permanent record of those who made even the most
> fleeting of efforts to be remembered?*
>
> Boston College, Thursday, Nov 17, 2016, 5:30 pm,
> Higgins Hall, Room 300
>
> Author's bio: http://www.bc.edu/offices/bluhm-lectures/lectures.html
>
>
> BC event page: https://events.bc.edu/event/elaine_treharne_momentary_
> presence_and_manuscript_permanence_in_digital_space
> BC maps & directions: http://www.bc.edu/bc-web/about
> /maps-and-directions.html
>
> For further info: Prof. Franco Mormando (mormando at bc.edu) (617-552-6346)


-- 
Eric Weiskott
Assistant Professor
English Department
Boston College
Co-editor, *Yearbook of Langland Studies*
ericweiskott.com
*English Alliterative Verse: Poetic Tradition and Literary History *(Cambridge,
2016)
<http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/literature/anglo-saxon-and-medieval-literature/english-alliterative-verse-poetic-tradition-and-literary-history?format=HB>





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