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Book series explores decorative papers

Peggy Johnston will present “Making Decorative Papers”
on Tuesday, April 20, 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 335 of Harmon Fine Arts Center, 25th Street and Carpenter

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

The final event in the series will be “Calligraphy and Penmanship” by Jean Wilson, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, in room 201 of Cowles Library, 2725 University Ave.

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
professor of second language acquisition, at eduardo.garcia@drake.edu or