Shelf Life is well on its way to the Henry’s lobby! And we’ve got the dish on all its awesome events!
- The Emancipated Spectator
(A series of casual discussions focused around the themes explored in The Talent Show. Student Tech Lounge, Free with admission)
Thursday, July 21, 2011, 7:00 – 8:00 PM: Broadcast yourself, part 1 (Video and TV)
Thursday, August 25, 2011, 7:00 – 8:00 PM: Broadcast yourself, part 2 (Art, Entertainment and Reality)
- What Good Are Bookstores?
(Guest Matthew Stadler from Publication Studio looks under the hood of literature’s future by asking “what good are bookstores?” Lobby space, Free with admission)
Thursday, July 7, 2011, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
(Bring in your old, tattered, much-loved paperbacks and have re-bind them into a sturdy new volume in standard manila folder covers. Lobby space, fee is $7.)
Sunday, July 10, 2011, 1:00-3:30 PM
- Book Arts: Performance Exhibitions
(Join special collections librarian Sandra Kroupa for a brief history of the book followed by an animated performance of books selected from the University of Washington Book Arts Collection. Lobby space, Free with admission)
Sunday, July 17, 2011, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Sunday, August 7, 2011, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Sunday, September 18, 2011, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
NEW DATE! Sunday, October 16, 2011, 2:00-3:00 PM
- Gentle Reader
(Gentle Reader is a conversation between the reader and the book. We will convene monthly to discuss specific texts. Lobby space, Free with admission)
Sunday, July 24, 2011, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Sunday, August 21, 2011, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Sunday, Sunday 11, 2011, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
- Poste Restante c/o Eric Fredericksen
(Guest Eric Fredericksen, curator of Poste Restante, will give a talk on the contemporary state of the object in art. Lobby space, Free with admission)
Thursday, September 29, 2011, 7:00-8:00 PM
If none of these events work for your schedule (highly doubtful, but ya never know), then feel free to stop by during Henry’s opening hours and peruse the rotating display of independent publications.
Shelf Life runs from July 1st through October 16th in the Henry’s Lobby Test Site.