JMU Special Collections Events – Fall 2016

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JMU Special Collections continues it’s Speakers Series with three lectures for Fall 2016. And if that wasn’t enough, we’re hosting the inaugural Pulp Studies Symposium: Sensational Scholarship on October 7-8. Here’s the schedule of events:

Wednesday, September 21
“Researching and Writing Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal
Presenter: Sue Eisenfeld, author of Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal (2015)
Carrier Library, Room 301, 4pm – 5pm. Book sales and signings available.
Refreshments served.

Friday, October 7 – Saturday, October 8
Pulp Studies Symposium: Sensational Scholarship
Registration required. More information, including a schedule of events, available on the Pulp Studies Symposium website.

Thursday, October 27
“Building Archives, Celebrating Local History: The Lucy Simms Project
Presenters: Dr. Mollie Godfrey, Assistant Professor of English and Seán McCarthy, Assistant Professor in the School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication (WRTC).
Carrier Library, Room 203 (Special Collections Reading Room) 4pm – 5pm.
Refreshments served.

Wednesday, November 9
“Please Don’t Vanish without a Trace”
Presenter: Dr. William H. Ingham, Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy, Donor of Special Collections’ largest collection of papers to date.
Carrier Library, Room 301, 4pm – 5pm.
Refreshments served.

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