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Technology and Conservation of Works of Art on Paper III Seminar


Prerequisites: CNS 633 Co-requisite: CNS 635 First advanced lecture/seminar course in paper conservation exposes the student to a variety of recent literature in conservation, the history of conservation, and published science in conservation. Students will criticize historical and new literature about conservation and treatment and apply this criticism to their own writing and treatment strategies. Through close reading of texts on the physics and chemistry of paper and water, the student develops a fundamental chemical and molecular understanding of the interactions of cellulose (paper) and water. Offered every fall semester.