APHA Conference in Chicago

The conference will be held in at Columbia College in Chicago on October 12-13, 2012 with other special events available on Oct. 11 and Oct. 14. The speakers include:

Rick Valicenti (Keynote Speaker): Talking Type: What Typography Says About Us
David Peat: Just My Type: Unusual Specimens of 19th Century Type

Paul Shaw: The Roots of the Big Three: Frederic W. Goudy, Oswald Cooper, W.A. Dwiggins & the Frank Holmes School of Illustration

Mary L. Johnsen: Arnold Bank: Master Teacher of Calligraphy and Letter Arts

Nancy Sharon Collins: Engraving, a Curiously American Typographic and Printing Technology

Paul Moxon: The Early Years of Pre-Press in Chicago

Frank Romano: Fonts in the Hot Metal, Phototypesetting, and Digital Eras

Alastair Johnston: Typographical Tourists: Tramping in Search of a Phat Take

Russell Maret: A Flexible Matrix: Looking to the Theuerdank of 1517 as a Model for Digital Type Design

Phillip Weimerskirch: Patent Applications for Printing Type Design

Stan Knight: New Light on Old Types

Craig Eliason: Inventing Ambicase Letters

Bill Moran: Typographic Alchemy: From Pantograph to Pixel

Tom Greensfelder: French Shop Signs: Innovation and Eccentricity

Steve Matteson: Discovering the Goudy Legacy

There will also be a Book Fair on October 12 which is open to non-APHA members.

Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2012 (All day) to Saturday, October 13, 2012 (All day)
Link to the webpage of the event (if available): 
City: 
Chicago
State: 
IL
Country: 
United States