May 08, 2012-5:30 p.m.:“Building the Digital Public Library of America,” the Fredric M. Miller Memorial Lecture in Public History, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia. This year’s Fredric M. Miller Memorial Lecture in public history will feature John Palfrey of Harvard Law School, chair of the Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee. Palfrey, co-author of Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives, will give the lecture, “Building the Digital Public Library of America,” followed by a commentary, “The Digital Library in Physical Space,” by Amanda French of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.
September 16, 2011, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Philadelphia Museum of Art
“Athens of America,” a roundtable discussion sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Roundtable