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Book Arts Symposium, November 5th

Safe Haven

"Safe Haven," right, a one-of-a-kind artists' book by Suzannah Troy (MGSA '84) of New York City, will be one of the many book objects on display, and under discussion, at the Fifth Annual New Jersey Book Arts Symposium and Exhibition on Friday November 5th at the John Cotton Dana Library in Rutgers-Newark.

This full day symposium on wordless books, sponsored by the Friends of the Rutgers University Libraries and the John Cotton Dana Library, has as its theme "Res Ipsa Loquitur: The Thing Speaks for Itself." This event will feature a watermarks workshop, presentations by five area book artists, three scholarly talks on genres of wordless books, a book artists' jam and the opening of a book arts exhibition. Advance registration, with a small fee, is required.

For more information, please contact program organizer Michael Joseph of Rutgers' Special Collections and University Archives by email at or by (phone at 732/445-5904) or Lynn Mullins, director of the John Cotton Dana Library, at (phone at 973/353-5222).

Posted October 18, 1999