FWD: Frederic W. Goudy Symposium
- 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
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.
Saturday, January 27, 2007
8:00-8:30 Coffee and Registration in the Humanities Auditorium at
8:30-10:00 The Space of the Page: Mallarmé's words
Eric Haskell, Judd Hubert, Johanna Drucker
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
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
the rise of sculptural bookworks and installations
7:15-8:45 Gallery of artists influenced by Mallarmé
Buzz Spector, Judd Hubert, Betty Bright, Johanna Drucker,
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