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Book Arts series to explore hand-made greeting cards

April 15, 2010
Kevin House will present "Hand-Made Greeting Cards"
on Thursday, April 15, as part of Drake's series on
Book Arts: Dialogues and Languages.

The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will start
at 2 p.m. in room 201 of Cowles Library, 2725 University Ave.

The series, which began March 2 and continues through April 29, also
will
delve into the cultural frameworks that inform the innovations of the
book, as well as the book as an object of humanistic inquiry.

A list of upcoming events, which are free and open to the public,
appears
below:

  • "Making Decorative Papers" by Peggy Johnston, Tuesday, April 20, 2

    p.m., room 335 of Harmon Fine Arts Center, 25th Street and Carpenter
    Avenue.

  • "Calligraphy and Penmanship" by Jean Wilson, Thursday, April 29, 2

    p.m., room 201 of Cowles Library.

The series is sponsored by the Drake University Humanities Center,
Cowles Library and World Languages and Cultures Program in collaboration
with Prairie Book Collaborative of Des Moines.

For more information, contact Eduardo García-Villada, Drake
assistant
professor of second language acquisition, at eduardo.garcia@drake.edu or
515-271-4505.