One Book, One Chicago: The Book as Object
Date: Wed. October 10, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Program: One Book, One Chicago
About this event:
Wednesday, October 10, 7:30 – 9:00
DePaul University, Lincoln Park Campus
John T. Richardson Library, Rm. 400
2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
exists as more than just a vessel for the written word—it’s an artwork, a
collectable and, of course, a target for thieves. Join librarian Scott Walter and artist Matthew Girson, along with cultural
critic Rachel Shteir, author of The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting,
as they discuss various personal and cultural ways of experiencing The Book
beyond reading. Sponsored by DePaul
University’s Department of English.