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Letterform Archive | Writing Around the World: Trends & Observations with Kamal Mansour

February 15 @ 12:00 pm

Hosted/Organized by: Letterform Archive

Co-presented by Book Arts & Special Collections, San Francisco Public Library
Online Lecture at Letterform Archive
Tue, Feb 15, 2022
12:00pm–1:30pm PT

As we observe writing systems globally, what common attributes are revealed? What stages have led us from early written forms to contemporary writing? Which key inventions have changed the course of writing? How many types of writing systems can we identify?

During this lecture, we will not only answer these questions, but also identify characteristics of writing you may have never thought about before.