CFP: Session at SCSC 2018 (Albuquerque, 1-4 Nov 18)

Albuquerque, New Mexico, 01. – 04.11.2018
Deadline: Mar 27, 2018

Printed Images and Cultural Transfer in the Early Modern World
(Sixteenth Century Society Conference)

The availability of what William Ivins famously called “exactly repeatable visual statements” produced a technological revolution that transformed communication in the early modern world in ways no less significant than the internet has done for modern life. Travelers from Europe carried images with them around the globe to maintain awareness of their own culture and to share ideas and information with those they encountered. Returning explorers circulated their discoveries through prints and illustrated books. This phenomenon has been the subject of much study in recent years, but often, researchers focus on specific cultural interactions, such as Jesuit preaching in Mexico or Dutch perceptions of China. Continue reading “CFP: Session at SCSC 2018 (Albuquerque, 1-4 Nov 18)”