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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.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact colleen-theisen@uiowa.edu in advance of the event.

Wednesday, April 12 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

Event Type

Conference/Workshop, Lecture/Discussion, Community Event

Audience

Faculty/Staff, Everybody, Graduate Students, Community Members

Departments

University Libraries

Tags

iowabibliophiles

Website

http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/sc/about/iab...

Cost

Free and Open to the Public

Hashtag

#iowabibliophiles

Contact Name

Colleen Theisen

Contact Email

colleen-theisen@uiowa.edu

Contact Phone Number

319-335-5923

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