Lecture: The Use and Abuse of the Universal Library
March 14 (Monday)
7:30 p.m. Free
Google’s project to digitize millions of books and create a “universal library” joins a long history of such visionary schemes. Adrian Johns, professor of history at the University of Chicago, will invoke that history to show the radical implications such an endeavor would have for authorship, reading, and publishing. Friends' Hall. No reservations required.