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The Friends of the Columbia Libraries offers its members a special relationship with the libraries that includes an annual calendar of cultural, educational, and social events.

SPRING 2014 EVENTS

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
"James Joyce v. Samuel Roth: How an Author without Copyrights Sued a Publisher without Courtesy"
The annual RBML Bibliography Week Lecture by Robert Spoo
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Thursday, January 23, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
Practice post-50: Edgar Tafel in New York
A panel discussion with Janet Parks, Tania Franco, Kimbro Frutiger, and Caroline Zaleski. Moderated by Robert Silman.
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Friday, January 31, 2014, 11:00 a.m.
Conversations on Online Learning
With Al Filreis
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Thursday, February 20, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
"Folk Pastiche and Counter-modernism in the Woman's Building at the 1893 World Fair"
A lecture by Marija Dalbello
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Friday, March 7, 2014, 11:00 a.m.
Panel on Retranslating Literary Classics
With Larissa Volokhonsky, Richard Pevear, Wyatt Mason, and Edith Grossman
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
"The Sette of Odd Volumes: Oscar Wilde and Fin de Siecle Bibliophilia"
A lecture by Ellen Crowell
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Thursday, March 20, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Conversations on Online Learning
With Marcia Linn
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
"Mapping the Bookstore: Retail Cartographies in Antebellum Manhattan"
A lecture by Kristin Highland
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Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
"Gertrude Stein, Bennett Cerf, and the Making of a Modernist Star"
A lecture by Lise Jaillant
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
"The Book Covers Designs of Philip Grushkin"
A lecture by Paul Shaw
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FALL 2013 EXHIBITIONS

October 1, 2013 to January 10, 2014
Celebrating Composers: Bartok, Beeson, and a Host of Others in Columbia's Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Butler Library, 6th Floor, East
535 West 114th Street
For more information please visit RBML's Web Site.

SPRING 2014 EXHIBITIONS

Opening January 2014
Publisher as Provocateur: Samuel Roth in Context

Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Butler Library, 6th Floor, East
535 West 114th Street
For more information please visit RBML's Web Site.

February 1 to June 1, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal

The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Sreet
In partnership with Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library
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Opening March 26, 2014
Palace for the People: Guastavino and America's Great Public Spaces

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue
In partnership with Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library
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