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Early Modern Visual Data: Organizing Knowledge in Printed Books: 17 July – 28 July 2023

45th International Wolfenbüttel Summer Course
17 July – 28 July 2023

Herzog August Bibliothek, Niedersachsen, Germany

“Early Modern Visual Data: Organizing Knowledge in Printed Books”

Instructor, Stephanie Leitch (Department of Art History, Florida State University)

Application deadline: March 15, 2023

This year's summer course for graduate students will unpack the function of images in printed books at the Herzog August Library and examine visual data across an array of genres.

We invite advanced graduate students (early modern concentrators) from all fields to apply for this two week session jointly taught by art historians, historians of science, historians of the book, curators and cartographers. Afternoons will be largely reserved for students to pursue their own research at the library.

Course tutors:
*Joost Depuydt, Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp
*Michael Korey, Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon, Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden
*Sietske Fransen, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for Art History
*Thomas Schauerte, Director, Museen der Stadt Aschaffenburg
*Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Newberry Library, Chicago
*Livia Cárdenas, Technische Universität, Berlin
*Chet van Duzer, Lazarus Project, University of Rochester

More info and application link here:
Relevant research areas: Renaissance, Book arts

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