Collector's Book Salon: Gary Mackelprang

Fri, Jun 29
  • Presented By: Weller Book Works
  • at: Weller Book Works
  • 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
On June 29th, we will be pleased to hear Gary Mackleprang at the Collector's Book Salon! He will be leading a chat entitled "The Writen Word in Asia", more expansively and entertainingly elucidated as "A discursive history of East Asian writing, literacy, linguistics, printing, binding, calligraphy, epigraphy, divination, semantics, semiotics, etymology and porn". Gary will explore the evolution, mechanics, and aesthetics of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and maybe Mongolian writing, and take a longitudinal look at the role of books and literacy in society. He will bring examples of printing, binding, books, documents, brushes, and type.Meet book collectors and unique thinkers at Weller Book Works Collectors’ Book Salon. Glasses are filled and socializing begins at 6:30. Collector’s Chats begin at 7:15.

Event Info

  • Presented By: Weller Book Works
  • Dates: June 29, 2018
  • Location: Weller Book Works
  • Address: 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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