Lecture given by Anthony Grafton
Join us April 10, 2019 for a very special lecture on "Inky Fingers: Scholars and Artisans in the Renaissance Printing House" given by Anthony Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton University. 5:30 pm in Collins Cinema. Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.
Professor Grafton’s special interests lie in the cultural history of Renaissance Europe, the history of books and readers, the history of scholarship and education in the West from Antiquity to the 19th century, and the history of science from Antiquity to the Renaissance. He has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship (1989), the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (1993), the Balzan Prize for History of Humanities (2002), and the Mellon Foundation’s Distinguished Achievement Award (2003), and is a member of the American Philosophical Society and the British Academy. In 2011 he served as President of the American Historical Association.