World Book Day Lecture and Dinner

7 March 2019 5:30pm

The Centre for the Book is delighted to welcome Associate Professor Katherine Bode of the Australian National University to deliver the 2019 World Book Day Lecture.  The lecture will take place at 5:30 on Thursday, 7 March in Archway 2, followed by dinner at the Staff Club.  Those interested in attending the dinner should contact Donald Kerr to purchase a ticket.

Professor Bode is the uthor of A World of Fiction: Digital Collections and the Future of Literary History(Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018) and Reading by Numbers: Recalibrating the Literary Field (London: Anthem Press, 2012), She also created To be continued … The Australian Newspaper Fiction Database ( identifying over 21,000 works of fiction published in Australian newspapers.

Her topic for this year’s lecture is “Reading beyond the Book.”  She is a lively and engaging presenter who deeply loves her work and will convince you that you should too.  Do join us.


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