Face/Interface: Type Design and Human-Computer Interaction Beyond the Western World
Free and Open to the Public. Coffee breaks provided for all attendees, but NO meals provided for anyone besides conference speakers.
*Subject to Change
FRIDAY DECEMBER 1, 2017
Thomas S. Mullaney (Stanford University)Opening Remarks and Logistics
Fiona Ross, "Informing and Inspiring Non-Latin Type Design through Collections-based Research – with particular focus on South Asian Scripts"
Thomas Huot-Marchand, "From the Imprimerie Nationale to ANRT (France): a Tradition of Designing Non-Latin Types for Scholarly Purpose"
Craig Eliason, "The Picasso of Type: How 'Exotic' Scripts Catalyzed Bodoni’s Modern-Face Types"
Introduction by Thomas S. Mullaney
11:00-11:15: COFFEE BREAK
Bruce Rosenblum, "Early Attempts to Photocompose Non-Latin Scripts"
Liu Zhao & Sun Mingyuan, "The Exploration of Chinese Type Design: From Phototypesetting to Digitization"
Ken Lunde, "Source Han Design and Development: Benefits, Challenges, and Pitfalls"Bruce Rosenblum, "Early Attempts to Photocompose Non-Latin Scripts"
Introduction by Marci Kwon
12:45-2:00: LUNCH PROVIDED FOR SPEAKERS & CHAIRS ONLY
Sergio Trujillo, "Tai-Ahom and its Typographic Implementation"
Zachary Scheuren, "Type Design for Historic and Minority Scripts"
Jo De Baerdemaeker, "Mongolian Newspapers, their Typefaces and Typographic Design"
Introduction by Sharika Thiranagama
3:30: VISIT EXHIBITION "Facing the World: Type Design in Global Perspective"
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2017
Liron Lavi Turkenich, "Trilingual Signage, Insights on Society"
Ramsey Nasser, "Towards Basic Legibility (and Beyond!): Rendering Arabic Script On Modern Computers"
Scott Klemmer, TBA
Thomas S. Mullaney, "When Face Becomes Interface: The Case of the Chinese 'Transalphabet'"
Introduction by Haiyan Lee
11:00-11:15: COFFEE BREAK
Lara Captan, "Facing the Vacuum: Creating Bridges between Arabic Script and Type"
Thomas Milo, "The Qurʾān as Ultimate Electronic Publishing: How to Preserve Visual and Orthographic Integrity in the Age of Digitisation and Simplification"
C. Ryan Perkins, "Why did the Muslim World Adopt Print So Late? The Challenges of Perso-Arabic Types and the Lithographic Revolution"
Juan Bruce, "The Khojki Script: Printing and Political Affairs at the End of the 19th Century in Bombay"
Introduction by Archana Prakash
1:00-2:15: LUNCH PROVIDED FOR SPEAKERS & CHAIRS ONLY
Gerry Leonidas, "Enabling Modernity: Innovation and Reflection in Modulated Greek Typefaces by Adobe, 1998–2012"
Aaron Bell, "Optical Size Adjustments in Korean Hangeul"
Neil Patel, "The Challenges of Integrating Newly Invented Scripts in Computing"
Introduction by Dafna Zur
3:45-4:00: COFFEE BREAK
Chuck Bigelow & Kris Holmes, "Harmony, Diversity, and Contrast in Latin/Non-Latin Type Design"
John Berry, "Type Around the World"
John Hudson, "In a Local Voice"
Introduction by Elizabeth Fischbach
5:30-6:00: CLOSING DISCUSSION