CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
UI Center for the Book hosts book studies historian Oct. 17
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Center for the Book will host
Jonathan Rose, Drew University professor of history and president of the
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing, Saturday,
Rose will present two lectures: "The Difference Between Fact and
Fiction" at 9 a.m. and "How to Teach the History of the Book"
at 1:30 p.m.
Each lecture will be followed by a discussion and is free and open to
The lecture is the first in a series of five that feature visiting experts
in the history and culture of the book. The series is organized by the
UI Center for the Book and is supported by a grant from the National Endowment
for the Humanities.