Join us for a special reunion of the Associates, friends, and Fellows of the John Carter Brown Library beginning on Friday, May 1, 2015, and continuing on May 2.
Kris Lane, Tulane University, will speak on the world's richest silver deposit, the rich hills of Potosí, on April 2 at 5:30 pm in the Reading Room. The story of mining inside the Cerro Rico has often been the subject of exaggeration and misrepresentation.
Printers' Devils and Printers' Delights draws on the JCB's unparalleled collection of Spanish American imprints to explore aspects of the history of the book that are rarely examined.
Sarah Newman, Brown University, J. M. Stuart Fellow, will speak on changing understandings of waste in Mesoamerica on April 1 at 12 pm in the Annmary Brown Memorial at 21 Brown Street.