Wednesday 3 December 2014, Roundtable on the Our Mutual Friend Reading Project

When: Wednesday 3 December 2014, 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Room 112, Birkbeck School of Arts, 45 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Come and join us for a panel discussion about the Our Mutual Friend reading project and other digital Dickens projects. Panellists include Emma Curry (Birkbeck) on the Our Mutual Friend tweets project, Pete Orford (University of Buckingham) on The …

sitemanagerWednesday 3 December 2014, Roundtable on the Our Mutual Friend Reading Project

Friday 28 November 2014, Sophie Thomas: ‘A strange and mixed assemblage: Sir John Soane, Archivist of the Self’

Sophie Thomas (Ryerson) When: Friday 28 November 2014, 6:30 – 8:30pm Where: Room G10, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD The house-museum of the architect and collector Sir John Soane in Lincoln’s Inn Fields is one of the only London museums still in existence that dates back in its present form to the early nineteenth century. During …

sitemanagerFriday 28 November 2014, Sophie Thomas: ‘A strange and mixed assemblage: Sir John Soane, Archivist of the Self’

How We Read: A Sensory History of Books for Blind People

Monday 17– Sunday 23 November This free exhibition of assistive technologies designed to help blind people read will introduce visitors to a range of formats beyond the conventional book. Curated by Heather Tilley (Birkbeck) and Matt Rubery (Queen Mary, UL), and held at Birkbeck’s Peltz Gallery, a variety of books will be on display in the form of embossed print, talking …

sitemanagerHow We Read: A Sensory History of Books for Blind People