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College of Arts and Sciences

Parents Weekend: Public Lecture

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
11:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Ernest F. Hollings Library-enter through Thomas Cooper Library

Speaker: Michael Weisenburg

Topic: This Glorious Machine: Illustrating Technology from the Early Modern Period to the Present

Weisenburg will discuss the progress of technological illustration, ranging from woodcuts and early engravings of the hand-press period through the early machine press period, with an emphasis on Diderot’s Encyclopédie. 

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, University Libraries and the Ann Johnson Institute for Science, Technology & Society