Connectivity


Connectivity has become the dominant framework through which contemporary knowledge is increasingly understood. From networks to clouds to close reading to reconstructing historical social worlds, making connections is at the core of what we do. And yet the very ubiquity of the term has largely hidden it from critical view. This workshop is devoted to … Continue reading Connectivity

« The index card as thinking machine: Media, memory and writing in Hans Blumenberg, » a seminar by Prof Cornelius Borck


Date:  Thursday, February 6, 2014 – 17:30 Location:  McGill University, Arts Building, Room w-215 Dr. Cornelius Borck, professor of History, Theory, and Ethics of Medicine and Science at the University of Lübeck in Germany, will give a seminar entitled, « The index card as thinking machine: Media, memory and writing in Hans Blumenberg. » Before joining the … Continue reading « The index card as thinking machine: Media, memory and writing in Hans Blumenberg, » a seminar by Prof Cornelius Borck

New Book by IwP Member Marie-Claude Felton


Interacting with Print member Marie-Claude Felton’s new book, « Maîtres de leurs ouvrages: l’édition à compte d’auteur à Paris au XVIIIe siècle, » is now available from Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment. Until the 18th Century, libraries enjoyed an unfair monopoly over the book scene in Paris. The tide turned in 1777 when authors finally acquired the … Continue reading New Book by IwP Member Marie-Claude Felton