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Courses - Spring 2023
English Department Site
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Credit only granted for: ENGL428M, ENGL438P, ENGL479P, or ENGL477.
Formerly: ENGL428M, ENGL438P, ENGL479P.
Historical, imaginative, and experiential introduction to different elements of books and bookmaking, including letterpress printing with traditional lead and wood (movable) type, different techniques for bindings, 3D printing, zines, making altered and treated books, and so on. Class-time will be a mix of discussion and hands-on activity. The course will culminate in each student designing and creating their own book object, which might take the form of an artist's book, chapbook, zine, an altered or treated book, or something else entirely. Taught with the resources and facilities available in the English department's BookLab.