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Chapter and Verse: Structures of Reading: History of the Book Annual Conference at UC Berkeley

Chapter and Verse: Structures of Reading: History of the Book Annual Conference

Saturday, October 8, 2011 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Nicholas Dames, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Bancroft Library

Nicholas Dames, Theodore Kahan Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, speaks on the history of the chapter, from ancient prose fiction to the modern novel. Conference participants explore how developments in reading practices and media–from scrolls to codices to electronic print–shape textual meaning.

Faculty, Students – Graduate

All Audiences

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