LBSCI 731 - From Manuscripts to eBooks: Studies in Print Culture

Overview

Course Title

From Manuscripts to eBooks: Studies in Print Culture

Description

This course will explore the evolution of the “text” from its early conceptions in manuscript culture through its revolutionary transmission into print and finally into the digital age. Discussion will combine technical aspects of print culture as well astheoretical concerns for how knowledge is transmitted (how knowledge is “made”). Recent critical interest in the history and technology of the book, the interplay between word and image, and mechanisms of reading are also included.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

008686

Course Schedule