Changing Hands: The Evolution of Calligraphic Scripts in the West

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Changing Hands: The Evolution of Calligraphic Scripts in the West

Join Laura Di Piazza, Sarah Smith, and Morgan Swan at Rauner Library in Webster Hall for a discussion and exploration of how handwriting has evolved over the last millennium.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
4:00pm-5:30pm
Rauner Library in Webster Hall
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Lectures & Seminars
Registration required.

Participants will be able to interact with real-life examples of scripts written during the Carolingian period (circa 800 AD) all the way up to modern times. Also, attendees will have a chance to learn more about an upcoming calligraphy course sponsored by the Book Arts Workshop and taught by Laura Di Piazza. Given that seating is limited, please send an e-mail reserving your spot to Morgan Swan at morgan.swan@dartmouth.edu

For more information, contact:
Tracey Dugdale

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.