A Visit to The Library Café

October 10, 2016 in Announcements, Manuscript Studies, Reports

The Library Café
and Its Host, Thomas Hill
of the Vassar College Art Library

Close-Up of The Host of 'The Library Cafe' in the Radio Studio. Photography © Mildred Budny[This post announces, and accompanies, a radio interview with our Director, Mildred Budny, describing aspects of our origins, development, purposes, and activities.  You can hear the interview, beginning with its live broadcast on Wednesday 12 October 2016 from 12:00 noon ET, or 17:00 GMT, here.]

We celebrate a visit to The Library Café and its host, Thomas Hill, Art Librarian at Vassar College.  That prime educational institution is the Alma Mater of the Director of the Research Groups.

For a while now, I (this is the Director talking) have been a fan of Tom’s series of radio interviews, and a fan of Tom, with his wide interests, generous hospitality, and fascinating conversations.  We first met, as I recall, at one of my talks at Vassar, and we have continued to talk, and I have continued to listen, over the years since then, at Vassar and elsewhere.

Here is how the Vassar College Art Library describes The Library Cafe:

The Library Café is a weekly program of table talk with scholars, artists, publishers and librarians about books, scholarship, and the formation and circulation of knowledge.

As for my View? It is breathtakingly wonderful. That’s my opinion.  Delighted to become part of it!

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