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Virtual Panel: From Jikji to Gutenberg (Symposium on Cast Metal Type)
November 8, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Sponsored by The Grolier Club
About this event
An international scholarly collaboration, the “From Jikji to Gutenberg” project will culminate in publications and exhibitions related to the origins of printing from cast-metal type, commemorating the 650th anniversary of the Korean printed book “Jikji.” Speakers will include Randy Silverman, Preservation Librarian, University of Utah Marriott Library; Jonathan Thornton, Professor Emeritus, three-dimensional object conservation, SUNY Buffalo; and Jennifer Giaccai, Conservation Scientist, National Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Institution. For more information about this topic, see the Atlas Obscura write-up.