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IS 590 PBO - Advanced Problems in IS - Print Culture & Material Book

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Restricted to students in the Information Sciences department.

Special Instructions:

[Expanded Title: Print Culture and the Material Book in the Age of Print] The course may be taken as 2 or 4 credits. 2 credit students need only attend the first 8 weeks. 4 credit students will write a research paper and lead a seminar session. This course will explore the approximate 500 year history of the printed book in the West from Gutenberg to our digital contemporary with the aim of better understanding the shifting power and purpose of the printing press historically. We will read the work of book historians and bibliographers, examine the role of the printed book in specific epochs such as the Reformation and Scientific Revolution, and examine how print has been used for censorship and propaganda, as well as for the production of knowledge. Particular attention will be paid to the types of material books found in research libraries and university special collections.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 1 to 4 hr

Term(s): Spring

Contact(s):

CITL Online-Info 
Program Director
Phone: (217) 333-1462
E-mail: online-info@illinois.edu


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