Current MLS student Elizabeth Tobey will be presenting the following lecture this weekend: 

Sporting Conversations Lecture on Federico Grisone’s “The Rules of Riding”


The first Sporting Conversations lecture of 2015 features Elizabeth Tobey and will take place on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the National Sporting Library & Museum campus in Middleburg, VA. Admission is free for NSLM members and $5.00 for non-members. The event is open to the public. The National Sporting Library & Museum has a collection of rare equestrian and sporting books from the sixteenth-twenty-first centuries.

Tobey, the first recipient of the John H. Daniels Fellowship in 2007, will discuss her research of Federico Grisone’s The Rules of Riding (Gli ordini di cavalcare) (1550) and her recent publication, the first English translation of Grisone’s work. The translation, which Tobey collaborated upon with Federica Brunori Deigan,
 was published in 2014 by the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Copies of the publication will be available for purchase (cash or check only) and Tobey will be available to sign purchased books.

Saturday, February 21, 2015, 2:00 p.m. National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Rd., Middleburg, VA 20117. Admission is free for NSLM Members and $5 for non-members. RSVP to (540) 687-6542 x25, e[log in to unmask].

Elizabeth M. Tobey, Graduate Assistant
Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research/National Scholarships Office
2100D McKeldin Library
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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