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Iowa Bibliophiles - Amy Chen - “Teaching Book History with Codex Conquest”

Refreshments at 6:30pm – Program at 7:00pm – Special Collections Reading Room – Third Floor, UI Main Library

Join Amy Chen, Special Collections Instruction Librarian for a fun-filled evening. Amy will describe how she designed Codex Conquest: The Game of Book History to teach students ranging from high school through graduate school. Then, the Bibliophiles will have the opportunity to play the game.

Amy Hildreth Chen is the Special Collections Instruction Librarian at the University of Iowa. Previously, she served as Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Special Collections at the University of Alabama and as an assistant to Kevin Young, curator of literary collections and the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library, at Emory University’s Rose Library. She received her PhD in English from Emory in 2013.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

University of Iowa Main Library, Special Collections Reading Room - 3rd Floor
125 West Washington St. Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

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Conference/Workshop, Lecture/Discussion, Community Event


Faculty/Staff, Everybody, Graduate Students, Community Members


University Libraries





Free and Open to the Public



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Colleen Theisen

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