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History of the Book: The Early Years
June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
PRESENTATION BY PROFESSOR DEBBIE FELTON
Join Professor Debbie Felton of UMass Amherst’s Department of Classics for a look into the beginnings of the book. We will discover the earliest writings known in various civilizations around the world, the development of writing and books in Greece and how the book was further developed in ancient Rome.
Debbie Felton has degrees in English from UCLA and in Classics from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She has taught at UMass since 1999. Her main research interest is folklore in classical literature.