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Sunday, April 30 • 12:00 - 12:50
Historic Books Show-and-Tell

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Guest of Honor Ada Palmer is a historian of the Renaissance, Enlightenment, classical reception, the history of books, and the history of philosophy, heresy, science, and atheism. Join her as she does a show-and-tell of her collection of historic manuscripts, books and pamphlets (1400s through 1700s). Learn about the history and diffusion of the printing press and have a rare chance to see and touch pre-modern books!

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ada palmer

Guest of Honor
Historian. Author. Composer. Teacher. Blogger. Ada Palmer does considerable research on everything media, from historical texts to anime and manga. She writes both science fiction and fantasy novels, and composes music in the same genres. Ada teaches in the History Department of... Read More →

Sunday April 30, 2017 12:00 - 12:50 EDT