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FWD: Frederic W. Goudy Symposium

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  • Gerald Lange
    You are invited to the Frederic W. Goudy Symposium in celebration of the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Scripps College Press on Saturday, January 27,
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 23, 2006
      You are invited to the Frederic W. Goudy Symposium
      in celebration of the 65th anniversary of the founding
      of the Scripps College Press
      on Saturday, January 27, 2007.

      The Symposium addresses the thesis that the French poet Mallarmé
      the artists' books movement of the 20th century. Noted scholars
      Betty Bright, Johanna Drucker, Judd Hubert, Clifton Meador, and Buzz
      will discuss the ramifications of his ideas. Judd Hubert in
      collaboration with
      Jackie Dooley at UC Irvine has organized a remarkable exhibition in the
      Clark Humanities Musuem. With Denison Librarian Judy Harvey Sahak,
      Judd selected books from the Scripps College Artists' Books Collection
      for exhibition at Denison Library.

      Symposium Schedule
      Saturday, January 27, 2007

      8:00-8:30 Coffee and Registration in the Humanities Auditorium at
      Scripps College
      8:30-10:00 The Space of the Page: Mallarmé's words
      Eric Haskell, Judd Hubert, Johanna Drucker
      Welcoming remarks
      Mallarmé as a late 19th century symbolist poet and Un Coup de dés;
      the Preface to the poem; Mallarmé's unfinished book and artists'
      variations on Un Coup de dés
      10:00-11:00 Reception for Denison Library exhibit
      11:00-12:30 Mallarme's legacy: the ideas
      Johanna Drucker, Clifton Meador
      Early graphic and poetic reverberations of Mallarmé's ideas:
      liberated typography of the Russian and Italian Futurists, concrete poetry
      12:30-1:30 Lunch
      1:30-2:30 Reception for the Clark Humanities Exhibit
      2:30-4:00 Mallarmé's legacy: the early books
      Buzz Spector, Johanna Drucker, Clifton Meador
      Significant early to mid-20th century book productions :
      livres de peintres,
      Blaise Cendrars/Sonia Delaunay, Iliazd
      4:00-4:15 Coffee break
      4:15-5:45 Artists' books after 1960
      Betty Bright, Buzz Spector, Johanna Drucker
      Mid-century shift: democratic multiples and fine press
      artists' books;
      the rise of sculptural bookworks and installations
      5:45-7:15 Dinner
      7:15-8:45 Gallery of artists influenced by Mallarmé
      Buzz Spector, Judd Hubert, Betty Bright, Johanna Drucker,
      Clifton Meador

      If you are interested in registering for this event, please send a
      check for $60 made out to the

      Scripps College Press
      1030 Columbia Avenue
      Claremont, California 91711.

      The registration fee includes lunch and dinner, coffee and tea in the
      morning and at breaks,
      and the receptions for the opening of all the exhibits.
      It also entitles you to one copy of the 78-page exhibition catalog.

      Deadline for registration is January 24, 2007.

      Hotel arrangements can be made at the Doubletree Hotel in Claremont
      at 800 854-5733.
      The hotel is within walking distance of the colleges.
      If you are flying to Claremont, the nearest airport is Ontario Airport.

      For further information, contact Kitty Maryatt at
      or telephone 909 607-3866.

      You may be interested in perusing our website at
      or go directly to the Symposium page at
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