Join Mark L. Louden and Antje Petty and learn to read Kurrent, the old German handwriting most widely used in the 18th to early 20th centuries. Through presentations and practical exercises, you will learn strategies for how to decipher this script even if you don’t speak German.
Part I: Deciphering Kurrent for Beginners
Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Central Time
This workshop will introduce you to the old German script, its alphabet, common letter combinations, words, and sentences. Exercises will include simple texts from a variety of sources.
The second part of this workshop will be held on February 3, 2024. To learn more about PART II, click HERE.