Transformations: The Persistence of Aldus Manutius
The 2007 American Printing History Association conference
Aldus Manutius (1452-1515), the renowned Renaissance printer, publisher and scholar, transformed the presentation of ancient Latin and Greek texts. Aldus' typography and publishing program were admired and imitated in his time and continue to provide inspiration today. This conference in his honor encourages discussion about all kinds of printing innovation and its transformative nature in the history of printing worldwide. Papers are encouraged that will address innovation and its transformative nature in the history of printing worldwide.
“Transformations” will be held at UCLA on October 11-13, 2007; the main proceedings will take place on Friday, October 12. Full conference details will be available at the American Printing History Association website.