Last week the Kislak Center at the University of Miami Libraries dedicated a new gallery and opened its inaugural exhibition, Open New Worlds: A Journey Through the Kislak Collection, featuring two hundred rare books, manuscripts, maps, globes, and artifacts related to exploration of the early Americas.
Jay I. Kislak
LOC Appoints Inaugural Jay I. Kislak Chair for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress today announced the appointment of Stephen Houston, an anthropologist, archaeologist and epigrapher, as the inaugural Jay I. Kislak chair for the study of the history and cultures of the early Americas. He will begin his tenure in September 2018. While at the Library, Houston will work on a project titled “Classic Choreography: The Meaning of Ancient Maya Movement.”
The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America is pleased to announce the 2015 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest!