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Manuscripts and the Handmade

Tue January 24th - Fri January 27th 2023, All day

Please save some time at the end of January for an extravaganza on Stanford Campus, celebrating manuscripts and the handmade. These events are the finale for “The Handmade Book” Exhibition in Green Library that shuts on February 5th.
On Tuesday 24th January, 9.30am-noon, there will be two Calligraphy workshops with scribe, Cheryl Jacobsen, in Building 260, Room 216. RSVP is essential (to eeyurek [at] (eeyurek[at]stanford[dot]edu)), stating early workshop (9-10.30am) or later (10.30-noon). 
On Tuesday 24th January, a Medieval Matters lecture will take place at 6:15pm in lecture theatre 002 in the History Building (bldg 200). Our speaker is the wonderful Dr Amy Jeffs, who is an art historian, artist, print maker and author, and she will be talking about “The Wilderness and the Early Medieval Mind.” Amy has recently published two bestselling books (Storyland and Wild) about British history and mythology. See here.
On Wednesday 25th January, hosted by the Library, from 4pm-5pm there will be a reception in the Munger Rotunda and curated tours of “The Handmade Book” Exhibition. This will be followed by a keynote lecture by scribe and artist, Joumana Medlej (, in the Bender Room. See here for further details and to RSVP:
On Thursday and Friday, 26-27th January: Stanford Manuscript Sciences is hosting the international Collegium on “Uncertainty and the Handmade Book” in CESTA, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall. For further details, see