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MLA and the Folger
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.2151  Wednesday, 22 November 2000.

From:           Owen Williams <
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Date:           Tuesday, 21 Nov 2000 14:54:32 -0500
Subject:        MLA and the Folger

For those attending the MLA Conference in DC:

You are cordially invited to visit the Folger Shakespeare Library's
Great Hall and Reading Rooms at a reception on Thursday, 28 December,
from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

The exhibition "Writing on Hands: Memory and Knowledge in Early Modern
Europe" will be on display in the Great Hall.  The exhibit focuses on
the hand as a meeting place of matter, mind, and spirit.  More than
eighty images from the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries
illuminate early modern conceptual frameworks for learning, remembering,
and recalling practical and abstract ideas by means of the hand.  The
exhibition illustrates the vital role of the hand in the acquisition and
dissemination of knowledge from such diverse realms as anatomy,
psychology, mathematics, music, rhetoric, religion, palmistry, and
alchemy.

MLA Participants are also invited to The Folger Theatre presentation of
Shenandoah Shakespeare Express's Twelfth Night Co-Directed by Ralph Alan
Cohen and Stephen Booth DECEMBER 27 - JANUARY 7, 2001

Dedicated to innovative and accessible productions performed as they
might have been for their original Elizabethan audience, the
internationally acclaimed Shenandoah Shakespeare Express produces
"shamelessly entertaining Shakespeare."  (The Washington Post)

DECEMBER 28 at 7:30 pm - A limited number of tickets are being held for
MLA participants until December 20th. When you order your tickets,
please identify yourself as an MLA participant.

Tickets for this SSE limited engagement at the Folger are: $20-$30
Additional discounts available for teachers, students, seniors, AEA
members, military personnel and groups.

Visit the Folger online at www.folger.edu <http://www.folger.edu>
CALL THE FOLGER BOX OFFICE:  202.544.7077
201 East Capitol St. SE
Washington DC 20003
 

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