Thursday, June 1 2017—Houghton Library, Harvard University
3:00-5:00 | Practical session (optional) - Meet the organizers and speakers and see classical items from Harvard's collection (attendance limited).
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Friday, June 2 2017—Building 2-105, MIT
*Please note the change in venue for Friday's sessions (see map below)*
9:00-9:15 | Coffee
9:15-9:30 | Welcome - Stephanie Frampton (MIT)
9:30-10:45 | Session 1 - Joseph Howley (Columbia), Finding Distinction in the Ashes: Book-burning and Media Genres in Ancient Rome
10:45-11:00 | Coffee
11:00-12:15 | Session 2 - Kyle Conrau-Lewis (Yale), Contesting the Page: Editing the Paratexts of Valerius Maximus
12:15-1:00 | Lunch
1:00-2:15 | Session 3 - Irene Peirano Garrison (Yale), Autograph Manuscripts and Authenticity: The Affective Power of the Original
2:15-3:30 | Session 4 - Jane Raisch (Berkeley), Order and the Reader in Propertius Book 3
3:30-3:45 | Coffee
3:45-5:00 | Session 5 - Andrew Riggsby (UT Austin), Learning to Organize — by Organizing.
5:00-6:30 | A Response to MATERIA - Kathleen Coleman (Harvard)
MATERIA @ MIT is made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School and the Dean of the School of the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT, in collaboration with the Institute for Digital Archaeology and the History of the Book at Harvard.