Herb Ruffin, African American Studies Department Chair and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for the WURD-FM (Philadelphia) story about the “100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre.” Ruffin, who is an expert on Black settlements in…
Educator, book conservator to speak on aesthetics of conservation
Educator, book conservator to speak on aesthetics of conservationOctober 24, 2006Sara Millersemortim@syr.edu
At 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, conservator Gary Frost from the University of Iowa will present a lecture, “The Aesthetics of Conservation,” in which he will discuss the “subtle art and quiet passions of the book conservator.” His presentation, sponsored by the Brodsky Endowment for the Advancement of Library Conservation, will take place in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor of E.S. Bird Library.
Frost is an educator in book art and book conservation. He has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Columbia University and the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently the conservator for the Libraries at the University of Iowa. Frost is recipient of the 2006 Banks/Harris Preservation Award from the ALCTS Division of the American Library Association.
The Brodsky Endowment for the Advancement of Library Conservation sponsors programs that promote and advance knowledge of library conservation theory and practice at SU and throughout the Central New York region.