The form of the book conference – 5 December

The form of the book: printing, publishing and production in the regions

5 December 2014, 9.30am – 5.30pm, Parkside Building, City Centre Campus

A Book History Research Network Study Day on print and manuscript culture in British and European towns and cities.

Hosted by the Typographic Hub, this event focuses on literary and typographic histories in regional towns.

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Type Talks: Sarah Hyndman – 11 December

11 December 2014, 5.30 – 7.30pm, P350 Lecture Theatre, Parkside Building, City Centre Campus

‘Thinking outside the font’

Typefaces are both functional and evocative. They trigger memories, evoke associations and prompt multi sensory responses. Sarah will review how type is ‘hidden in plain sight’. She will share projects done by a range of people which reveal the typeface considered most ‘believable’ that type can make food more enjoyable and which typefaces look sweet or bitter.

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RESCON 2014 – 15 December

Monday 15 December 2014, Baker Hall and Conference Suite, City North Campus

Our annual University Research Conference, showcasing the diversity of research by our academics and postgraduate research students. More details to follow.