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Summer 2012 Book Arts Seminar with Bea Nettles
(on campus July 23-27)

GSLIS Illinois is pleased to announce a summer seminar studying the history, literature, aesthetics, and criticism of the Book Arts. This course will offer advanced study of the role of artists' books in contemporary art. It will provide students with a new perspective on this diverse medium, incorporating the history of book production and its impact on societies and the cultural dissemination of information. Through readings and field trips, students will develop a critical awareness of the book as an art form.

The seminar may be taken on a credit or non-credit basis.

Credit: 2 UG or GR hours

For additional information on this and other courses related to special collections, visit

Marianne Steadley
Director, Continuing Professional Development
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
501 E. Daniel Street, Champaign, IL 61820
Fax 217-244-3202