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A Discussion with Dr. Georgianna Ziegler

In this post, Tanya Schmidt, a PhD student in English at New York University, interviews Georgianna Ziegler about the Society’s formation, her work at the Folger Shakespeare Library, and her current scholarship on women book owners. Dr. Ziegler is the Louis B. Thalheimer Associate Librarian and Head of Reference Emerita at the Folger. She is also the recipient of the Society’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. This interview represents the inaugural post of the Society-sponsored initiative Founding Mothers, an open-access digital history project dedicated to exploring the Society’s origins and evolution as well as the larger history of Renaissance women’s studies in the American academy. Continue reading

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