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Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required. Many of our programs are recorded, and you can listen to them on our website.

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E.g., 04/19/2019
E.g., 04/19/2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Colonial History Lecture Series: Alan Shaw Taylor
Free and open to the public; free tickets required.
Examining a map made by natives of the Carolina backcountry in 1721 reveals efforts to understand and adapt to colonial trade and settlement.
Monday, June 10, 2019Saturday, July 6, 2019
A 2019 NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers at the Newberry Library
The Newberry Library’s Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography is pleased to announce its 2019 NEH Summer Seminar for College and University Faculty, “Material Maps in the Digital Age.” The four-week seminar, led by James Akerman (The Newberry Library) and Peter Nekola (Luther College), will focus on the practice of critically reading and teaching from original map documents,