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Drew University Book History MA Program

From: Jonathan Rose <jerose>
Date: Wednesday, July 8, 1998
Drew University M.A. program in Book History

Drew University is inaugurating a new M.A. program in Book
History--the first such program outside Europe.  The instructors
will be drawn from Drew's permanent faculty and from neighboring
universities, libraries, and museums.  The program plans to offer
the following courses in the 1999-2001 academic years, subject to
student demand and instructor availability:

    The History of the Book in America
    Brett Gary, Drew University

    The History of the Book in Britain
    Jonathan Rose, Drew University

    The History of the Book in Europe
    Larry Sullivan, John Jay College Library

    The History of Libraries, Museums, and Information
    Deirdre Stam, Drew University

    The History of Religious Publishing
    Leonard I. Sweet, Drew University

    The History of Propaganda and Censorship
    Brett Gary, Drew University

    The History of the American Mass Media
    Brett Gary, Drew University

    The History of Textual Interpretation
    William Elkins, Drew University

    Archives and Research
    Kenneth Rowe and Dale Patterson, Drew University

    The Sociology of Mass Communication
    Jonathan Reader, Drew University

    The Early Book: Manuscript to Print 1350-1550
    Martha Driver, Pace University

    The History of Literacy
    E. Jennifer Monaghan, Brooklyn College CUNY

    The History of Linguistics and Lexicography
    Donna M. Farina, Jersey City State College

    The History of Children's Publishing
    Ruth Bottigheimer, SUNY Stony Brook

    The History of the Print
    Nadine Orenstein, Metropolitan Museum of Art

    The Jewish Book
    Zachary Baker, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

    The African-American Press
    Instructor to be announced

    The Latino Press and Media
    Elizabeth Dwyer, Rutgers University

    The Art and Technology of the Book
    John Bidwell, Princeton University Library

    The Contemporary Book Trade
    Marc Aronson, New York University

    The Electronic Text
    Jeffery Triggs, Oxford English Dictionary

Pending approval by the university's board of trustees, the first
intake of students will be in September 1999.  The program is
designed for librarians, teachers, bibliophiles, booksellers,
publishing professionals, and students who plan to pursue doctoral
degrees in history or literature. There will be opportunities for
part-time as well as full-time study.  For further information and
application forms, contact the

    Office of Graduate Admissions
    Drew University
    Madison, NJ 07940-3110, USA
    gsoroka [at] drew__edu

Brochures will be available at the upcoming SHARP conference in
Vancouver.  The director of the program, Jonathan Rose, will be
there to answer questions.

In connection with this program, Drew University will, beginning in
Fall 1998, sponsor a two-year series of public lectures by working
book historians, funded by a $10,000 grant from the Gladys Krieble
Delmas Foundation.  Speakers and topics will be announced in the
near future.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:10
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Received on Wednesday, 8 July, 1998

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