Robert Darnton

c. January 1, 2007 - Present Director, University Library, Harvard University Videos: 2

Previously

History Department, Princeton University
Professor
c. January 1, 1972 - c. January 1, 2008 Videos: 1 American Historical Association
President
c. January 8, 1999 - c. December 31, 1999 Videos: 1 Center for the Study of Books and Media, Princeton University
Director
c. January 1, 2002 - c. January 1, 2007 Videos: 0

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    Future of Reading

    Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they addressed were the use of digital…

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    The Case for Books

    Robert Darnton, director of the Harvard University Library, recounted the creation of the bound book or codex and presented…

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    George Washington's False Teeth

    Mr. Darnton talked about his book, George Washington’s False Teeth: An Unconventional Guide to the Eighteenth Century,…

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    National Book Awards Ceremony

    Fourteen awards were given to authors for their writings in various historical categories.

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