Divine Art / Infernal Machine
Monday, March 22, 2010: "First Impressions"
Tuesday, March 23, 2010: "Eighteenth-Century Attitudes"
Thursday, March 25, 2010: "From Steam Press to Cyberspace"
All lectures start at 5:30 P.M. and are presented in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Gallery, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. The lectures are free and open to the public.
The 2010 Rosenbach Fellow, Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, is a graduate of Vassar College and Harvard University and is Professor Emerita of History at the University of Michigan. Her classic work The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Europe (1979) is available in many formats and languages, and her other works include Grub Street Abroad: Aspects of the French Cosmopolitan Press from the Age of Louis XIV to the French Revolution (1992). Professor Eisenstein received the Scholarly Distinction award from the American Historical Association in 2002.