Part of Destruction and the Book: Three Part Lecture Series with the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library.
THURSDAY, February 20; 7–9PM
TARGET PERFORMANCE HALL AT OPEN BOOK
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Wine reception to follow.
Minnesota Center for Book Arts is honored to partner with the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) for Destruction and the Book, a three-part lecture series exploring the history of the book.
The first lecture in the series is “Malta, Slavery and Archives: The Legacy of Human Trafficking in Early Modern Documents.” Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, the Joseph S. Micallef Curator of the Malta Study Center and Coordinator of Digital Humanities, will look at the role of small archives in Malta to discuss the nature of slavery and what it tells us about human trafficking, law, and international communication in the 18th century.
Dr. Daniel K. Gullo received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in History and Spanish, a M.A. from the University of Toronto in Medieval Studies, a M.A. in Theology from St. John’s University, Collegeville, and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in History. His specialty is the history of monasticism and book culture in late medieval and early modern Europe, with a particular interest in the history of religious orders in the Kingdom of Aragón during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. He currently serves as the Joseph S. Micallef Curator of the Malta Study Center and Coordinator of Digital Humanities Projects at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, where he curates the collections of Malta and the western Mediterranean. Her serves as the project director for vHMML, the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library’s online digital resource for manuscript studies. Learn more about HMML at hmml.org
Check out the other lectures in the series!
Cut, Eaten, Burnt, Stained: The Perilous Life of Old Books
Books Ripped Away: Secularization and the Removal of Monastic Books to State Libraries