Bibliography, Collections & the History of Science

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Free and Open to All. No Reservation Required.

The Pyle Center
Room 313
702 Langdon St. (corner of Lake and Langdon)
Madison, Wisconsin

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Coffee/Juice and Social
9:00 a.m. - 12:45 pm Morning Session
Symposium Opening Remarks by Susan Hanes, Caxton Club President, Marcia Reed, BSA, and Cassandra Hatton, Bonhams
Morning Session Speakers Introduced by Michael Thompson, Caxton Club:
Professor Michael H. Shank, University of Wisconsin. “Learning from his Mistakes: Regiomontanus as Printer and Corrector of his own Disputationes (Nuremberg, ca 1474).”
Assistant Professor Nick Wilding, Georgia State University. “Forging the Moon, Or How to Spot a Fake Galileo.”
Associate Professor Florence C. Hsia, University of Wisconsin. “Following the Silk Thread: Chinese Science in British Libraries.”
12:45 p.m – 2:00 p.m. Lunch break
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Session
Moderator, Dr. Robin Rider, Curator of Special Collections and Department Head, University of Wisconsin Memorial Library.
Panel Discussion on the morning speakers by:
Dr. Daniel M. Albert, Collector of books in the History of Science and Scientific Instruments and Friend of the University of Wisconsin Library
Bruce Bradley, History of Science Librarian, Linda Hall Library of Science, Technology and Technology Information, Kansas City, Missouri
Richard Lan, Martayan Lan Fine Antique Maps and Rare Books, New York City
Dr Ronald Smeltzer, Caxtonian and collector of books in the history of science and scientific books, Princeton, New Jersey
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break and refreshments
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion, Questions and Closing.

CC WC: The Caxton Club BSA: The Bibliographical Society of America W: the University of Wisconsin, Madison Libraries