Calligraphers from the Ottoman Empire and Eastern Europe
A public lecture and Islamic calligraphy demonstration by Hilal Kazan, master calligrapher.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 6275
Hilal Kazan is a master calligrapher and one of the few women to hold authorizations to practice the nesih (naskh) and sulus (thuluth) scripts from the great Hasan Celebi. In addition, she holds a Ph.D. in the history of Islamic art with a specialization in the manuscript and chancery practices of the Ottoman period.