Sunday, 16 October 2011

New calligraphy classes for China's internet generation

Here's what caught my attention on the news this evening: A story about how calligraphy is a dying art in China because the youngsters find it easier to write in Chinese by using a computer.

The calligraphy story makes me think about a segment I heard this morning on CBC's Fresh Air regarding the lost art of cursive writing in North America. Check out the Sunday, October 16th interview with Rhonda McEwen: 

Or go to her website for more information about her research:

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