TypographyPriscila Farias, PhD, a professor at the University of São Paulo in Brazil, will give a presentation on Typograpy, Memory and Heritage, A Brazilian Perspective as part of the NIU School of Art and Design’s Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History lecture series, Wednesday, March 24 at 2 p.m. via Zoom.

Farias is professor and coordinator of the Visual Design Research Lab in the School of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of São Paulo.

Typography and lettering are important elements in the configuration of public and private environments and documents, influencing the way we interact with all kinds of information, with each other and with other designed artifacts. Farias argues for the relevance of typography to design heritage and graphic memory studies, including examples of her research on Brazilian print culture and public lettering.

The lecture is free and open to the pubic, presented as part of the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Lecture Series and sponsored by the Art History division of the School of Art and Design.

Typography, Memory and Heritage – A Brazilian Perspective
NIU School of Art and Design Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Lecture Series
Wednesday, March 24, 2 p.m.