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Adam Hooks - Beinecke History of the Book Lecture

Please join us at the Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street, New Haven, Connecticut for:

Vulgar Venus and Politic Poetry: Reading Shakespeare in the Renaissance

Wednesday, February 29, 4:30 pm

Adam G. Hooks is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Iowa and an Associate Instructor at the UI Center for the Book, where he teaches courses in Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, and the history of the book.

All events and exhibitions are free and open to the public.

The lecture is sponsored by the Beinecke Lectures in the History of the Book, and accompanies Remembering Shakespeare, an exhibition on view through June 4, 2012.

Follow these links for a web exhibition and exhibition blog for Remembering Shakespeare.


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The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

Temporary Reading Room Hours 
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

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