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Presentation of “La Operina” (1522), the First Writing Manual of Cancelleresca

October 19, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Be Bold Be Italic.Presentation of “La Operina” (1522), the First Writing Manual of CancellerescaOct. 19 @ 6 p.m.Italian Cultural Institute (496 Huron Street)Paolo Granata, St. Michael’s Book & Media Studies Professor, will officially present a beautiful copy of La Operina, in a show-and-tell panel exploring the historical significance of Cancelleresca handwriting, in light of the rise of typographic cursive – known as Italic – in the early 16th century.

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/be-bold-be-italic-hands-on-la-operina-exploring-italian-calligraphy-tickets-421261232687


This event is presented by St. Michael’s College in collaboration with the Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto, and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto  as part of Week of Italian Language in the World.


October 19, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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