Alphabet Histories: From Ancient Sources to Global Infrastructure

Thu, Apr 18 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Leo Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall, 5 Chapin Drive

Presented by Johanna Drucker, the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. One of the longest-lasting technologies of knowledge production, the alphabet continues to play a major role in global information infrastructure. This year's Enid Mark lecture will be presented by Johanna Drucker, the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. She is internationally known for her work in artists’ books, the history of graphic design, typography, experimental poetry, fine art, and digital humanities. She is currently the Inaugural Beinecke Fellow in Material Cultures at Yale. The lecture will take place from 6:30-8pm; reception to follow.

Campus: 
Mount Holyoke College
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