November 4, 2022
Newcomer Center, Room 19
Old Book Made New: The Surprising Wisdom of Erasmus for Today: An Intercollegiate Symposium
Erasmus was the intellectual rockstar of 16th-century Europe. Keynote speaker Dr. Greta Kroeker, along with students, professors and librarians, explore the influence of Erasmus on the Anabaptist movement, his ongoing relevance, and the value of preserving physical volumes. In the spirit of Erasmus' use of new technology (printing), this in-person and virtual symposium connects participants with each other and Erasmus' rare books at Mennonite colleges across Canada and the United States. Sponsored by the Marpeck Dean's Fund and the Bison Fund.
Friday, Nov. 4
7:30-9:00 p.m.: Keynote address by Dr. Greta Kroeker (livestreamed from Bethel College)
Symposium continues Saturday, Nov. 5 at 9:30 a.m.
Contact: Joe Springer, phone 7421, email email@example.com
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