Objects and Collections | University As Collector

Monday, May 11, 2015

Objects and Collections | University As Collector || Radcliffe Institute

Objects and Collections: Remarkable Case Studies

Moderated by Julie A. Buckler, Faculty Director of the Humanities Program, Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

3:31 "The Past, Present, and Future of Scientific Instruments Collecting"
Peter Galison, Joseph Pellegrino University Professor; Director, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University

13:60 "Treasures from the Long Road in China"
Francesca Bewer, Research Curator for Conservation and Technical Study Programs, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University

28:26 "Collecting (Total) Theaters"
Jeffrey Schnapp, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Faculty Director, metaLAB at Harvard; Faculty Codirector, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University

45:07 "Linking Collections Globally for Research and Education: The Digital Worm"
James Hanken, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Curator in Herpetology, and Director, Museum of Comparative Zoology; Professor of Biology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

1:03:35 Q&A