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SALALM/JCB workshop on the History of the Book in Mexico — JULY 28, 2010

Given the interest expressed on the SALALM Pre-conference workshop on the “History of the Book in Mexico” on July 22nd, the instructor, Ken Ward, Maury A. Bromsen Curator of Latin American Books at the John Carter Brown Library, has agreed to offer a repeat session on July 28th. This session is open to anyone interested. Attending the SALALM congress is no longer a requirement. We have about 14 seats open at present.

Those interested in registering for this workshop may use the registration form found in: http://library.brown.edu/salalm2010/pre_conference.html

The registration fee is $100.00

All forms and checks for this workshop should be mailed directly to Ken Ward at the John Carter Brown Library. The address is indicated in the form.

Overview of the program:
Session 1: “History of the Book in Spain and Latin America”
Session 2: “History of the Book in Mexico”
Session 3: “The Role of Women in Printing and the Book Trades in Mexico”
Session 4: “Collection Development in Colonial Mexico – Monastic Libraries and Private Collectors”

A list of suggested readings for each section will be provided, and each session will feature materials drawn from the John Carter Brown’s Library collection.

Please note that registration for the July 22nd JCB workshop is now closed. We are only accepting registrations for the July 28th repeat session.

If you have any question, please contact Ken Ward directly at Kenneth_Ward@brown.edu.

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