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Copying Sacred Scriptures: Sagyŏng (Buddhist sutra transcription) and Lecture

This event marks the opening of the new exhibit, “Copying Sacred Scriptures: A Spiritual Practice,” now on view in the Hanke Gallery in Sterling Memorial Library. The event will include an introductory lecture and live Sagyŏng demonstration from Master Dagil Kim Kyeong-ho. A reception will follow at 6:00 p.m.

Master Kim is a poet, calligrapher, and artist who has devoted himself to the continuation of the rare art and technique of Sagyŏng (Buddhist sutra transcription) for the last 30 years.

Invention and Investigations: Printing Photography and the Photo Book

Thomas Palmer and Paul Messier will discuss the printing of the photograph in photo books from the perspective of their remarkable careers in the field—pushing the boundaries of what is possible in printing books while preserving the history of the photographic medium. Thomas Palmer’s extraordinary work printing photography began with his many projects with printer and artist Richard Benson and continues to his current work making digital separations of photographs. We will hear from Thomas stories about printing as it has changed and developed throughout his career.

Opening Reception: The First Folio: Shakespeare for All Time?

Opening remarks by the curator, followed by an informal reception, to celebrate the opening of a new exhibit in Hanke Exhibition Gallery, located in the nave of Sterling Memorial Library.

This exhibit celebrates a portion of the Elizabethan Club’s rare book collections, largely assembled in the early 1910s by Alexander Smith Cochran, BA 1896, a young alumnus inspired by the Shakespeare lectures he attended while a student at Yale.

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