21H.343[J] Making Books in the Renaissance and Today
Explores the impact of new technology on the recording and distribution of words and images at three different times: the invention of the printing press ca. 1450; the adaptation of electricity to communication technology in the 19th century (telegraph, telephone, phonograph); and the emergence of digital media today. Assignments include essays and online projects. Students participate in the design and construction of a hand-set printing press.
This class has no prerequisites.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
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