Divine Art / Infernal Machine: Western Views of Printing Surveyed

Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, Professor Emerita, University of Michigan

Elizabeth L. Eisenstein will give multiple lectures on the reception and effects of printing technologies in Europe, from the original printing press to the modern day.

March 22-25, 2010
Lecture Open to the public
Elizabeth Eisenstein.

Elizabeth L. Eisenstein will give three lectures on the following dates:

  • 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.

Event Series

A.S.W. Rosenbah

The A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

The Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography, established by the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania in 1928, honors a gift for that purpose from A.S.W. Rosenbach, one of America's greatest book dealers and collectors.