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Science as a Bookish Enterprise? presented by Dr. Matthew Crawford

Posted Mar. 29, 2011

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Science as a Bookish Enterprise?

Text and Image in the History of Science (1500-1900)

Presented by Dr. Matthew Crawford

 

Monday, April 4
4:00 PM*
Read Special Collections Classroom (LIB RM 1018)

Dr. Matthew Crawford is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Kent State University.  He received his PhD in History and Science Studies from the University of California, San Diego.  He specializes in the history of the sciences in the early modern period (1500-1800) and is currently writing a book on the role of the sciences in the Spanish Empire during the eighteenth century.

This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served.

Contact Cara Gilgenbach at 330-672-2270 or cgilgenb@kent.edu for more information.

*Attendees may view the exhibition The Nature of Natural Science, located in Special Collections, on the 12th floor of the library, before and after the lecture event.