The Center hosts individual talks, as well as talks in the lecture series listed below.
- Browse list of Kenneth Karmiole Lecture Series on the History of the Book Trade talks.
- Browse list of Stephen A. Kanter Lecture on California Fine Printing talks.
- Browse list of William Andrews Clark Oscar Wilde Lecture talks.
- Browse list of Lectures, 2000–.
‘Chatting on paper’: Conversation and Correspondence in the World of Elizabeth Montagu (1718–1800)
- Tuesday, December 5, 2023
- 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
- William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
- 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018
Eighteenth Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade Lecture by Elizabeth Eger, King's College London Elizabeth Montagu, dubbed ‘Queen of the Bluestockings’ by Samuel Johnson, was an author, an industrialist, and an avid consumer of books, who valued reading as the route to intellectual freedom. Famous in her lifetime, she was at the heart of several Enlightenment...