Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Collectors/Collections Symposium, October 2013

The deadline for call for papers for the Centre for the Book at Otago symposium: ‘Collectors/Collecting/Collections’ is almost upon us: 31 August. While we have had an excellent response so far, we would still be interested in any forthcoming abstracts. So please do consider this.

And please put the dates of the Symposium down in your diary: 17 & 18 October 2013.

On the evening of 17 October in the Dunningham Room, Dunedin Public Library, Jim E. Traue, ex-Turnbull Librarian, Wellington, will give an open lecture entitled: ‘Treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life’. All are welcome to attend. 7.00 pm start.

The Symposium proper will begin at 10.00 on 18 October at the Auditorium, Toitu Early Settlers Museum. It will finish at 5.00 pm. Registration for the full day will be $25 (waged); $10 (unwaged).

Please spread the word. Details of how to register will be notified on the Centre’s website closer to the event.

For further information please contact Dr Shef Rogers, English Department, University of Otago ( or Dr Donald Kerr, Special Collection Librarian, University of Otago ( 

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