On March 24, at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, president emeritus of UVA, John Casteen III, will give a talk on “Some of What We Learned While Seeking Our New Dean of Libraries, or Things Are Not Always As They Seem (but Sometimes They Are).”
Casteen is appearing at an annual program presented by the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. His talk is free and open to the public—part of this year’s Virginia Festival of the Book (March 22–26, 2017). A reception will follow at Rare Book School in Alderman Library room 118.
Schedule of Book Festival events in the Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library:
Wednesday, March 22
Thursday, March 23
- Fresh Perspectives on the Civil War, 10:00 a.m.
- Devlin and Wolfe Talk Jazz: On Albert Murray and Bix Beiderbecke, 12:00 p.m.
- Women Making History: Who Gets to Write Which Stories?, 2:00 p.m.
- Race and Class: A Necessary Dialogue, 4:00 p.m.
- Take It Personally: A Life in Art, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 24
- Civil War: Southern Women, Black Regiments, and Night Visions, 10:00 a.m.
- Indian Wars, Firearms and the Early American Arms Race, 12:00 p.m.
- Touching Land and Nature, 2:00 p.m.