Tom Mullaney on Type Design and Empire (CESTA Seminar Series)

Tue October 18th 2016, 12:00 - 1:15pm
Wallenberg Hall, Room 433A

Please join us for the inaugural presentation in our CESTA Seminar Series, which features work in progress from leading scholars in the field of digital humanities. Professor Tom Mullaney (Department of History, Stanford; Director, DHAsia) will discuss his latest project, Hot Metal Empire: Script, Media, and Colonialism in Africa and the Middle East. The project, which touches upon issues of imperialism, print culture, and media archaeology, explores the global networks of trade and culture created by the explosion of hot metal typesetting in the early 20th century.

Lunch will be served.