SEEING SCIENCE. IMAGE, TEXT, AND NATURE 1500-1800 A workshop organized by Daniela Bleichmar and Anthony Grafton March 25-26, 2005 / 211 Dickinson Hall (History Department) / Princeton University ——————————————————————————

Friday, March 25, 2005, 4.30pm Keynote lecture Lorraine Daston, Max-Planck Institute for the History of Science “Four-Eyed Seeing: Artists, Naturalists, and their Images”


Saturday, 26 March, 2005

9am: Sachiko Kusukawa, Cambridge University “Andreas Vesalius and the Canonization of the Human Body: Res, Verba, Pictura” Comment: Eileen Reeves, Princeton University

10.45am: Brian Ogilvie, University of Massachusetts at Amherst “Description and Persuasion in Seventeenth-century Entomological Illustrations” Comment: Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Princeton University

1.30pm: Amy R. Meyers, Yale University “From Nature and Memory: William Bartram’s Drawings of North American Flora and Fauna” Comment: Pamela Smith, Pomona College

3.15pm: Tamara Griggs, University of Chicago “Drawn from Nature: Stuart and Revett in Athens” Comment: John Pinto, Princeton University

5pm: General discussion —————————————————————————–

PAPERS ARE PRECIRCULATED and can be downloaded from The workshop will consist of general discussion by all attendants (not formal presentations of the papers). Attendance is free and open to all. Meals will be provided for all participants.

For more information, contact Daniela Bleichmar at [email protected] or visit

This workshop has been funded by the Program in the History of Science, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, the Center for the Study of Books and Media, the Council of the Humanities, and the History Department at Princeton University.