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U.Va. Art Museum Presents Panel Discussion On William Blake Feb. 21

February 8, 2002--

WHAT: Panel discussion - "Blake, the Book, and the Word as Art"
WHEN:
Thursday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE:
Campbell Hall, Room 153

The University of Virginia Art Museum will sponsor a panel discussion, "Blake, the Book, and the Word as Art" on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 153. The discussion is in conjunction with the special exhibition "Portions of the Eternal World: Prints by William Blake" on view at the museum through March 31.

The panel will feature U. Va. professors Johanna Drucker and Jerome McGann, in addition to Joseph Viscomi, professor of English Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and editor of the William Blake Archive at U.Va.

Viscomi is currently working on the second volume of "Blake and the Idea of the Book" which examines the various ways that Blake’s technique relates to his poetry and designs.

After the panel discussion, Stephen Nachmanovitch will present a computerized visual music work based on William Blake titled "Job Returns."

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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