Blog about 24 hours at the recent SHARP book history conference at Philadelphia. I’m particularly intrigued by the talks about maps within books and mapping events within books. Wish I’d got to those!
Dear friends and readers,
During the all too short time (about a day’s length) I was able to be at the Sharp conference this year, held at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, I enjoyed myself and heard some engaging informative papers — and gave one myself. Although I was able to attend the conference only briefly (as my husband was still recovering from an operation), I would still like to remember and share the gist of what I heard and experienced (as I did two years ago) and what I wish I could have been there for.
I arrived on Saturday, July 20th, around 2:00 pm, in time to attend two panels and in the evening go to a scrumptious banquet (at which there were Philadelphia mummers) and walk around the campus.
No surprise when I decided on “studies in the long 18th…
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