Category Archives: Workshops

Upcoming Events for April

The semester is more than half way over, but the Watts Program still has a lot to offer this spring. Whether you prefer talks, workshops, films, or book collecting prizes, there is sure to be something here to strike your … Continue reading

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Michael Suarez Lecture and Workshop

November 12, 6:00 pm │”The Print That Changed the World: The Description of the Slave Ship Brookes.” When William Wilberfore, Thomas Clarkson, and their colleagues on the London committee of The Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade first … Continue reading

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External Biblio Events for November

November 6th, 5:30 pm: Angela Lorenz ’87 Discusses her art books and the creative process  In this event sponsored by the Brown BookStore, Angela Lorenz will present on her career of creating fascinating folding art books. Her latest is Mansion of … Continue reading

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Bookbinding Basics Sunday Workshop

The Brown morning mail announcement went out at 1:00 am Tuesday, Sept. 24. By 8:00 am, all 15 spots were filled. By 8:00 pm on Wednesday, there were 10 names on the wait list for the “Bookbinding Basics” workshop, the … Continue reading

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APR 13 | WATTS Workshop: Aimee Lee, Intro to Hanji: Korean papermaking and paper arts

APR 13 |  Workshop: Aimee Lee, Intro to Hanji: Korean papermaking and paper arts. Free and open to Brown/RISD undergraduate students.  Limited space, Please register. The RISD Paper Studio (48 Waterman Street),  3:00-6:00 p.m. (Co-hosted by RISD) In this workshop, students … Continue reading

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Robert Hauser workshop RESCHEDULED!

UPDATE: The Robert Hauser workshop, “Bound to be Unbound” has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 20th, 10:30-11:30AM. Original registrations still stand, and there are spaces open for other interested parties. Please, REGISTER HERE or email abby_saunders@brown.edu if you cannot make … Continue reading

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APR 20 | WATTS Workshop: Robert Hauser, “Bound to Be Unbound”

APRIL 20 |  Workshop: Robert Hauser, Conservator, Bound to Be Unbound. Free and open to Brown/RISD undergraduate students. Limited availability, please register. The John Carter Brown Library, Conference Room,  10:30-11:30a.m. Join conservator Robert Hauser for an examination into the structure … Continue reading

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DEC 1 | WATTS Workshop: Maureen Cummins, “How to Start Your Own Fine Press and Publishing Venture.”

In this one-day workshop, students will receive an introduction to all aspects of running a small press publishing venture, from designing, printing, and binding books to how to sell the editions once they’re completed. The workshop will end with a display of handmade … Continue reading

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OCT 23 | Student Seminar: Thomas Horrocks, Director of Special Collections and the John Hay Library, “Promoting Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter: Lincoln’s Campaign Biographies and the Making of an Image.”

OCTOBER 23 Student Seminar: Thomas Horrocks, Director of Special Collections and the John Hay Library, “Promoting Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter: Lincoln’s Campaign Biographies and the Making of an Image.” Join us for a visit to the John Hay Library … Continue reading

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OCT 13 | Student Talk: Lucas Mason-Brown ’13, “Roger Williams’ Lost Treatise: Progress Towards Solving a 17th century mystery.”

OCTOBER 13 Student Talk: Lucas Mason-Brown ’13, “Roger Williams’ Lost Treatise: Progress Towards Solving a 17th century mystery.” Limited to 15 attendees. OPEN TO ALL. Please register. JCB Conference Room, 10:00 a.m. Between 1679 and his death in 1683, Roger … Continue reading

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