History of Books and Material Texts RFG Tag

Thursday, May 15 / 1:30-5:00 PM Friday, May 16 / 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Santa Barbara Harbor Room, University Center Composition: making meaning through design is an interdisciplinary symposium that asks how design features—including format, medium, lettering, and images—can alter, enhance, or otherwise affect the transmission of...

Charlotte Becker (English, UCSB) Tina Bruno (History of Art & Architecture, UCSB) Friday, June 8 / 12:00 South Hall 2510, Early Modern Center The History of Books & Material Texts RFG and the 19th Century Reading Group invite you to attend a research share by Tina...

Jessica Brantley (English, Yale University) Monday, February 7 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB More devotional books of hours remain in modern libraries than any other kind of book from late medieval England:  almost eight hundred manuscript volumes, and many thousands of printed ones.  And yet this fact...

Anne-Marie Legaré (Histoire de l’Art, Université de Lille-III) Olga Karaskova (Histoire de l’Art, Université de Lille-III) Monday, February 22 / 4:00 PM IHC Seminar Room, HSSB 6056 This event will feature two talks by visiting scholars from Université de Lille-III, Professor Anne-Marie Legaré (Histoire de l’Art) will discuss “Refashioning...

Johanna Drucker Friday, February 19 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Our understanding of the way the graphical organization of codex books supports functionality has increased dramatically in the era of digital design activity. The analysis of format features and design elements in print, once approached...