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      March 13, 2021

       

      3620 Locust Walk
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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      Thélème at Penn returns

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      In Gargantua, Rabelais describes the Abbaye of Thélème as an utopical place of free learning.  For one day, the Rare Books Library of the University of Pennsylvania will welcome the free learners of the SCA.  As previously please come and talk about your research, your failed attempts, your successes and get feedback on those and ideas for future projects.

      We exact space available is still under discussion but we expect a repeat of rooms with lecture-style presentations (question-and-answer session at the end) in parallel with a poster session.

      There will be three tracks for the oral presentations:
      - the book as object (covering all aspect of book making and materials involved)
      - SCA musical research
      - heraldic research

      The poster session will be any topic you have researched on and want to share with all.

      More details will be available once we receive confirmation of how many rooms will be available for us

      For more information see:

      http://www.library.upenn.edu/kislak/

      http://www.library.upenn.edu/collections/rbm/


      Breakout area and lounge space are available for conversation and further exploration of topics that caught your interest during one presentation or another.  Also feel free to bring your favorite reference books to show others.


      Because we will be presenting our research with all the modern tools of the presenter's art, this demo is in modern dress.  The interested general public is encouraged to attend. 

      Site Opens: 10:30 AM
      Site Closes: 5 PM

      Registration:
      The event is free. 

      Feast:
      There is no feast.
      We do not plan to serve food but the University of Pennsylvania is surrounded by eating places (restaurants, food court, food trucks…).

      Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc - Bailiwick on iVyeinrust

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