Vermont Humanities

Tim Brookes

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Image of Tim BrookesA graduate of Pembroke College Oxford, Tim Brookes has been a writer, editor, guitarist, soccer coach, and woodcarver, and founder of the Endangered Alphabets Project. He was an essayist for NPR for twenty years and is the author of sixteen books, including Guitar: An American Life and Endangered Alphabets.

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Talks by Tim Brookes

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Endangered Alphabets, Cultural Erosion, and the Future of the Written Word

Tim Brookes looks at forms of writing from all over the world that are in danger of extinction, discussing how technology helps define the nature of communication.

Vermont Humanities*** June 24, 2016