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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.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.Presentation of “La Operina” (1522), the First Writing Manual of Cancelleresca Oct. 19 @ 6 p.m.
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.