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The Woman With Lapis Lazuli in Her Teeth - The Atlantic
Lapis lazuli in medieval teeth as evidence for nuns' role in manuscript illumination!
Warinner is continuing to study the particles embedded in old tartar. She and others have found everything from insect parts and the pollen of exotic ornamental flowers to opium, bits of wool, and milk proteins—all of which tell stories about what people ate and how they lived. The detritus of everyday life accumulates in the gunk that modern dentists are so vigilant about scrubbing off.
science  history  medieval  books  historyofthebook 
9 weeks ago by madamim
Milner, H. M. (Henry M.) Frankenstein, or, The man... — Houghton Library
the reception history! I think I read somewhere (in the Jill Lepore piece?) that for a long time Frankenstein was most famous in stage adaptations?
frankenstein  art  receptionhistory  theater  historyofthebook 
october 2018 by madamim
Annette Vee, "Literacy and Technology," Graduate, University of Pittsburgh
This graduate class explores what it means to read and write in a digital age and the rhetorical possibilities of various new media. It encourages students to use new tools to present their ideas.
graduate  DigitalHumanities  2012  sstutsmansyllabi  EnglishDept  SeyMourPapert  ChristinaHaas  StuartSelber  LisaGitelman  literacy  engagement  historyofthebook  printingpress  ElizabethEisenstein  DavidVincent  NewMedia  visualization  composition  Rhetoric  MatthewKirschenbaum  tools  EspenAarseth  WhatisReading?  NKatherineHayles 
april 2013 by sstutsman

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