October 14–15, 2011
San Diego sits at the southwest corner of the United States: at the edge of the United States, at the edge of the international border with Mexico, and at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. Reflecting this location the American Printing History Association invites you to the 36th annual conference exploring transformative moments in printing history that have changed the direction of printing, typography, book design and publishing.
The program will be held in the Faculty Center at the University of California, San Diego, in La Jolla. The keynote speech will be given by Pamela Smith, author of Passions in Print: Private Press Artistry in New Mexico 1834-Present. There will be thirteen additional presentations on the theme, Printing from the Edge. Attendees will also be able to attend activities on Friday afternoon, including tours of the San Diego Supercomputer Center and the Stuart Collection of site-specific art on campus, a book fair, and a screening of the documentary Proceed and Be Bold.
3. The program
4. Conference acommodations (below)
6. Book fair (below)
7. Conference contacts (below)
For your convenience, blocks of rooms are being held at two La Jolla hotels near the UCSD campus.
The Sheraton La Jolla, located at 3299 Holiday Court, is a short drive or robust walk to the UCSD Faculty Club. Reservations may be made at (800) 325–3535 or www.sheratonlajolla.com; $129 (Friday and Saturday).
The Hotel La Jolla, located at 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, offers van service to the UCSD campus. Reservations may be made at (800) 666–0261 or www.hotellajolla.com; $139 (Friday and Saturday).
Rooms are also available at Estancia La Jolla, located across the street from UCSD and a short walk to the Faculty Club.APHA members may book reservations at the UCSD rate, as long as space is available, at www.estancialajolla.com or (858) 550–1000; $169 (Friday and Saturday).
The Southern California Chapter of APHA will host a book fair at the annual conference. This is a great opportunity for antiquarian and fine press booksellers, emerging and well-established printers, and other allied artists to showcase and sell their work. The fair is sure to enrich your conference experience, and give participants an opportunity to support new and seasoned practitioners and purveyors.
A room has been reserved from 1:00 to 5:00 on Friday afternoon, October 14, 2011, at the UCSD Faculty Club. A limited number of tables are available in two sizes, and may be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Table fees will cover the direct costs of the book fair, with any proceeds benefiting the Southern California Chapter student scholarship fund.
Tables & Fees
Tables will be arranged in straight rows. Chairs and white tablecloths are available to exhibitors as part of the table fee. 3’ x 3’ tables may be combined to create larger tables.
Send to: Jessica Holada 1440 Verd Oaks Drive Glendale, CA 91205
Richenda Brim, Program Chair (310) 440-7494
Many numbers are available to APHA members for a limited time at the bargain rate of $8 for the first issue, $6 for each additional; $15 for double issues. Learn more at printinghistory.org/sale.