Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellow
Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Visual Cultures, University of Madison-Wisconsin
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 @ 4:00 pm
Special Collections (984 Memorial Library)
As part of a larger project on the accuracy and the visual culture of the early Royal Society, "Discovering the 'true form'" investigates how a semblance to a recognizable visual idiom produces images that pass for "accurate" by studying the illustrations in Robert Hooke's Micrographia (1665) and shows that the visual culture of microscopy is dependent upon the visual culture of portrait engraving.
For more information about the Mellon/White Science and Print Culture Workshop's events, see .
This program is part of the A.W. Mellon/Helen C. White Interdisciplinary Workshops in the Humanities, sponsored by the Center for the Humanities at UW-Madison with support from the A.W. Mellon Foundation and the College of Letters and Science. Co-sponsored by the Department of Art History and the Center for Visual Cultures.
Florence C. Hsia,
Department of the History of Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
229 Bradley Memorial Building
1225 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
tel: (608) 262-3971; fax: (608) 262-3984
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