ROMANCING THE BOOK: A LECTURE & EXHIBITION WITH BOOK HISTORIAN DR. MAY JURILLA

Monday, June 23, 2014

The Filipinas Heritage Libarary (FHL) will once again hold The Printed Word, the lecture series on the book, its history as well as other facets not readily known by the public on July 12, 2014 (Saturday) at 3:00 pm in the 2F Function Room of the Ayala Museum. The second lecture entitled Romancing the Book will also be facilitated by Ms. Patricia May B. Jurilla, PhD.



In Romancing the Book, May Jurilla will discuss the history of making books, the parts of the book, and everything else related to the book as a material object. Select titles from the rare book collection of FHL will be displayed to supplement the talk.

May Jurilla has the distinction of being the first Filipino Book Historian in the Philippines, having earned her doctorate on Philippine Book History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is an associate professor at the Department of English and Comparative Literature of University of the Philippines in Diliman. She has published various books and articles on the History of the Book in the Philippines. Her latest published work is Story book: essays on the history of book in the Philippines (2013).

Regular admission to the lecture is Php 300. For students, teachers, and senior citizens, a discounted rate of Php 150 is given to them upon presentation of a valid ID.

For inquiries and reservations, please call (632) 759-8288 loc. 29 (Spike Acosta) or 36 (Ella Gonzales) or email: education@ayalamuseum.org.

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