David Rumsey Map Center Opening Events

April 19, 2016 – April 22, 2016

See details below for exact dates and times.

Green Library, Bing Wing, 4th Floor Map

Sponsored by:
Stanford University Libraries

Don't miss our special presentations and workshops in celebration of the opening of the David Rumsey Map Center

April 19, 2016

6:00-7:00 pm      Open House

April 20, 2016

10:00-10:45         Grant Parker: Mapmaking Before Maps

10:45-11:30         Chet Van Duzer: Early Maps as Sources for Historical Research

11:30-12:15         Anne Knowles: TBD

12:15-1:15           Break

1:15-2:15             Anne Knowles: Workshop TBD

2:15-3:00             ESRI Story Maps Workshop

3:00-3:45             Ben Versbow: Building a Space/Time Directory

3:45-4:00             Break

4:00-4:30             David Rumsey and G. Salim Mohammed: Touch Screen Exhibit Demo

4:30-6:00             Open house

April 21, 2016

8:45-9:45             Susan Schulten: Children's Maps

9:45-10:30           David Rumsey: Pictorials

10:30-10:45         Break

10:45-11:30         Kären Wigen: Omi Kuni-ezu Map

11:30-12:15         Zephyr Frank: Historical Maps and Economic Histories

12:15-1:15           Break

1:15-2:15             Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA) Workshop

2:15-2:45             Stace Maples: Hacking Rumsey Center Collections

2:45-3:15             Break

3:15-3:45             Chet Van Duzer: New Light on Henricus Martellus’s World Map at Yale (c. 1491): Multispectral Imaging and Early Renaissance Cartography

3:45-4:30             Grant Parker: Student presentations

4:30-6:00             Open house

April 22, 2016

9:00 am - 5:00 pm             Open House

Ongoing every day from April 19, 2016 through April 22, 2016.

This event is free and open to the public.


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