Past Presentation and Events for the Celebration of the Book Series

 

Spring 2009: Censorship and the Book

Spring 2008: The University and the Book
Spring 2007: The Book and Art
Spring 2006: The Book and the River
Spring 2005: Celebration of the Book

COTB 2009

2009 Theme: Censorship and the Book

Wednesday, February 4, 7:00 p.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Shades of Censorship: The Legal View
with Attorney Tom Foley of PACE and ACLU of Minnesota Executive Director Chuck Samuelson
Location: Stark 103

Wednesday, February 11, 7:00 p.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION:
The Publisher View with Rusty Cunningham of Lee Enterprises and John Vitek of Saint Mary’s Press
Location: Stark 103

Wednesday, February 18, 7:00 p.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION:
The Author View with Emilio DeGrazia and [to be announced]
Location: Stark 103

Wednesday, February 25, 7:00 p.m.
FILM:
Fahrenheit 451
Location: Science Laboratory Center 120

 

COTB 2008

The Persistence of Books in the Digital Age
Douglas Armato, Director and Editor-In-Chief of the University of Minnesota Press
When: Wednesday, February 27, 7 p.m.
Location: Stark Auditorium

Prisoner of Academe, or Why Poetry Should Not Be Assigned in English Class
James Armstrong, WSU English Department
When: Tuesday, March 11, 6 p.m.
Location: Winona Public Library
Dusty Archives and Fond Memories: The Sesquicentennial History
Peter Henderson, WSU History Department
When: Wednesday, March 19, 1 p.m.
Location: Darrell Krueger Library

Why Do Your Textbooks Cost So Much?
Karen Krause, WSU Bookstore, and Chris Livingston, The Book Shelf
When: Wednesday, March 26, 7 p.m.
Location: Stark Auditorium

Light-Wingéd Dryad of the Trees: The Printed Book in the University
C. Mikal Oness, Sutton Hoo Press
When: Wednesday, April 2, 7 p.m.
Location: Stark Auditorium


Book Arts Road Trip: A Survey of the Contemporary Book Arts
Karen Hanmer, Book Artist
When: Wednesday, April 9, 7 p.m.
Location: Stark Auditorium


Student Essay Contest Award Ceremony
When: Wednesday, April 16, 1pm
Location: Darrell Krueger Library, Athenaeum

WINONA CITY-WIDE BOOK SALE APRIL 17-19

Books used and new for sale at area bookstores, libraries, and other locations

COTB 2007

Rockwell Kent in Winona
Taff Roberts and Mark Peterson
When: Wednesday, February 7, 2007 at 7:00pm
Location: Winona County Historical Society

William Blake and Comics: The Visionary Power of the Word and Image
Chuck Ripley, WSU English Department
When: Wednesday, February 12, 2007 at 7:00 pm
Location: Lourdes Hall South Lounge

Making an Illustrated Children¹s Book
Anders Shafer, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
When: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at 7:00pm
Location: Stark Auditorium

A Change in Dimension: Book Art in America, 1960-1980
Betty Bright, Author and Curator
When: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 at 7:00pm
Location: Stark Auditorium

The Printmaker and the Book
Ladislav Hanka, Printmaker and Bookmaker
When: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 7:00pm
Location: SLC Auditorium (New Science Building)

Calligraphy and the Book
Cheryl Jacobsen, University of Missouri-Columbia
When: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 at 7:00pm
Location: Stark Auditorium

The Rise of the Graphic Novel: A Panel Discussion
When:
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at 7:00pm
Location: Stark Auditorium

Visualizing Nature: a Collaboration Between Art and Science
Vera Wong, Natural Science Illustrator, Artist and Educator
When: Wednesday, April 4, 2007 at 7:00pm
Location: Stark Auditorium

An Evening on Photography and the Book
Drake Hokanson, WSU Mass Communication Department
When: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at 7:00pm
Location: Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Exhibitions

An Exhibit of Fine Press and Artist's Books
When: March 15- April 28, 2007
Location: Winona Arts Center, 228 East 5th Street
Gallery Hours: Wednesdays 4-7pm; Fridays 3-6pm (or by appointment)
Reception: Thursday March 15 from 4:30-6:00pm, followed by a gallery talk

Selections from the University of Minnesota's Kerlan Collection of Children's Book Illustration
When:
February - March 2007
Location: Winona Public Library Art Room

Workshops & Contests

Bookbinding WorkShop - Overbird Bindery
Jill Krase of Ovenbird Bindery will hold a workshop on the Coptic Binding.
When: Monday March 26 from 6-8:30pm
Location: Winona Arts Center
To Register: Email jillkrase@charter.net (tuition $10 plus a $5 materials fee)

Calligraphy Workshops - Cheryl Jacobsen
Cheryl Jacobsen of the University of Iowa Center for the Book will offer several workshops.
When: During the week of March 19, 2007
Location: TBA
To Register: TBA

Contests

WSU Student Book Collection Contest and Speaker Nancy Faulkum
Speaker:
Nancy Faulkum is the owner of the Wabasha Book Cliffs bookstore.
Application form (for more information contact the WSU English Department)
Deadline: April 1, 2007
When: April 18, 2007 at 1:00pm -- Speaker, presentation & award ceremony
Where: The WSU Library Athenaeum

Graphic Story Contest for Regional Students (K-12)
Application form (or for more information contact The Book Shelf or Jimmy Jams)
Deadline: April 1, 2007
Award Ceremony:TBA
Location: The Book Shelf, 619 Huff, Winona, Minnesota

Image Design Contest for next year's Celebration of the Book Poster 2008!

Winona Reads 2007 Book Selection: Louise Erdrich's The Painted Drum

All events free and open to the public (unless otherwise indicated).

Sponsored by WSU’s College of Liberal Arts, the WSU Residential College; the WSU Bookstore; the Consortium for Liberal Arts and Science Promotion (CLASP); the WSU Library Athenaeum the Winona County Historical Society; the Winona Public Library; the Winona Arts Center; The Book Shelf; Jimmy Jams; Ovenbird Bindery; Big River Magazine; and Sutton Hoo Press.

Spring 2006 Celebration of the Book Series:  The Book and the River

Lectures

Cal Fremling, WSU Professor Emeritus
“The Eternal Task of Writing Immortal River”

Wednesday, February 8th: 7 pm
Science Lab Building Auditorium (Room 120)

Events Cancelled:

Beyond Tom Sawyer: Children’s Books About the River
A panel discussion of children’s literature about the Mississippi river.
Thursday, February 16th, 7 pm
Winona Public Library

Patrick Coleman, Minnesota Historical Society
“River of Ink: The Mississippi in Print”

Wednesday, February 22nd, 7 pm
Science Lab Building Auditorium (Room 120)

John Anfinson, National Park Service
“A Barge-Load of Books: Writing & the Mississippi”

Wednesday, March 1st, 7 pm
Science Lab Building Auditorium (Room 120)

Writing the River: An Evening Discussion
John Anfinson, Cal Fremling, Reggie McLeod of Big River magazine and local writer Richie Swanson discuss the challenges of writing about the Mississippi River.
Thursday, March 2nd: 7 pm
Winona County Historical Society

Reading the River: How Science Gauges the Mississippi 
A panel discussion featuring scientists from the US Geological Survey, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the US Army Corps of Engineers, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and WSU.
Wednesday, March 8th: 7 pm,
Science Lab Building Auditorium (Room 120)

Josephine Stealey, University of Missouri-Columbia
“Seeds, Stalks, Sculpture: My Life with Handmade Paper”
Wednesday, March 22nd: 7 pm,
Science Lab Building Auditorium (Room 120)

Tim Barrett, University of Iowa Center for the Book
“Handmade Paper: Craft, Art and Science”
Wednesday, March 29th: 7 pm (NOTE CHANGE in DATE)
Science Lab Building Auditorium (Room 120)

Related Events

Kenny Salwey, River Rat
Salwey will discuss his life on the river, the background for his book Tales of a River Rat. This event is part of the WSU Frozen River Film Festival (ticket required).
Thursday, January 19th, 7:30 pm
Somsen Auditorium

Silent Spring in the 21st Century
A discussion of the book that helped start the environmental movement. This event is sponsored by Winona Reads.
Tuesday, January 31st, 7-9 pm
Science Lab Center Auditorium (Room 120)

Events and Exhibitions

THE BOOK AND THE RIVER:
An Exhibit Of Fine Press and Artist’s Books
March 9th-April 28th
Winona Arts Center
228 E. 5th Street
Gallery Hours: Wed. from 4-7 pm, Sunday 3-6 pm or by appointment
Reception: Tuesday, March 21st
Bookbinding Workshop: Monday, March 27th, 6-8 pm (Binder Jill Krase; Fee: $15)

RARE AND ANTIQUARIAN BOOK APPRAISAL
Have your books appraised for free by book dealers John Campbell and Carol Slade
Saturday, April 8th
Winona Public Library (See Public Library for details)

STUDENT BOOK COLLECTING CONTEST
Application Form
Deadline April 1st ;
Award Ceremony April 12th at 1 pm
WSU Library Athenaeum (see English Dept. for Details)

HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST
Application Form

Deadline: March 15th; Award Ceremony
Wednesday, April 5th, 6 pm
The Book Shelf, 619 Huff
(see English Dept. for Details)

All events free and open to the public (unless otherwise indicated)


Sponsored by WSU’s College of Liberal Arts and College of Science and Engineering; the WSU Residential College; the WSU Library Athenaeum; The WSU Center for Mississippi River Studies; the Consortium for Liberal Arts and Science Promotion (CLASP); the Winona County Historical Society; the Winona Public Library; the Winona Arts Center; The Book Shelf; and Sutton Hoo Press.

COTB 2005

Lectures

Greg Britton, Editor in Chief, Minnesota Historical Society Press
“The Life of the Book in the 21st Century”
Wednesday, February 9th: 7 pm, Stark Auditorium

Max Yela, Head, Special Collections, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Dept. of Visual Art
“’You Call That a Book?’: The Book as an Art Form”
Wednesday, February 23rd: 7 pm, Stark Auditorium
Max's PowerPoint Presentation
(Permission from Yela is needed to reuse images)

Kevin Possin, WSU Philosophy Department and Kathy Sullivan, WSU Library.
“Publishing an E-Book.”
Wednesday, March 2: 7 pm, North Lounge, Lourdes Hall.

Wayne Wiegand, Professor of Library and Information Studies and Professor of American Studies, Florida State University
“Books on Trial: Witch Hunts in America's Heartland and a Nation’s Response, 1940-1943”
Wednesday, March 9th: 7pm, WSU Library Athenaeum

Paul Johnson, WSU English Department
“Film and the Book: Problems and Possibilities in Adaptation”
Wednesday, March 23rd: 7pm, North Lounge, Lourdes Hall

Carol Kratz, Papermaker
“From Mountain Water: the Ancient Art of Japanese Papermaking”
Wednesday, March 30th: 7pm, North Lounge, Lourdes Hall

Emerson Blake, Editor in Chief, Milkweed Editions
“The State of the Book and the Role of the Small Press”
Wednesday, April 13: 7pm, Stark Auditorium

Emilio DeGrazia, WSU Professor Emeritus
“Rethinking the Book: Passages of Power”
Friday, April 22nd: 4pm, Library Athenaeum

Events & Exhibitions

ART OF THE BOOK AND ARTISTIC SERIAL
Exhibit:
February 8th-March 3rd, Watkins Gallery
Artists' Slide Presentations:

Lisa Schoenfielder, printmaker and Chair of the Art Dept., Viterbo University
Julie Leonard, bookbinder, University of Iowa Center for the Book
Wed. Feb. 16, 1:30 - 2:30 PM, Stark Hall
Reception: Wed. Feb. 16, 2:30 - 5:00 PM, Watkins Gallery
Bookbinding Workshop: Fri., Feb. 18, 9:00 – 11:50 AM, Watkins 114 (Pre-register in the Art Office WA 204. No fee)

RARE AND ANTIQUE BOOK APPRAISAL
Have your books appraised for free by book dealers
John Campbell and Carol Slade
Saturday, April 9, Winona Public Library
(See Public Library for details)

STUDENT BOOK COLLECTING CONTEST
Application Deadline April 1st ; Award Ceremony April 22nd, 4pm, Library Athenaeum (see English Dept. for Details)

Readings

Cullen Bailey Burns, poet
Tuesday, January 25: 7pm, Lourdes North Lounge

Li-Young Lee, poet
Tuesday, April 5: 7pm, North Lounge, Lourdes Hall

William Least Heat Moon, nonfiction writer
Thursday, April 21st: 7 pm, Maxwell Leadership Center

All events are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Winona State’s English, History, Geoscience, Education and Art Departments; the Residential College; the WSU Library; the WSU Foundation; the Carriage House Bed and Breakfast; and Sutton Hoo Press.

 

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