Seeing Science. Image, text, and nature 1500-1800

 

Date: March 25 – 26, 2005
Venue: Princeton University

Friday, March 25, 2005

4.30pm
Keynote lecture
Lorraine Daston, Max-Planck Institute for the History of Science
‘Four-Eyed Seeing: Artists, Naturalists, and their Images’

Saturday, 26 March, 2005

9am: Sachiko Kusukawa, Cambridge University
‘Andreas Vesalius and the Canonization of the Human Body: Res, Verba, Pictura’
Comment: Eileen Reeves, Princeton University

10.45am: Brian Ogilvie, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
‘Description and Persuasion in Seventeenth-century Entomological Illustrations’
Comment: Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Princeton University

1.30pm: Amy R. Meyers, Yale University
‘From Nature and Memory: William Bartram’s Drawings of North American Flora and Fauna’
Comment: Pamela Smith, Pomona College

3.15pm: Tamara Griggs, University of Chicago
‘Drawn from Nature: Stuart and Revett in Athens’
Comment: John Pinto, Princeton University

5pm: General discussion

PAPERS ARE PRECIRCULATED and can be downloaded from http://www.princeton.edu/~hos.
The workshop will consists general discussion by all attendants (not formal presentations of the papers).
Attendance is free and open to all. Meals will be provided for all participants.