What is Writing?

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What is Writing?

  1. 1. what is “writing”?
  2. 2. A page from the Guttenberg Bible (15th century)
  3. 3. Crypto-Minoan syllabary (ca. 1550–1050 B.C.E.)
  4. 4. The Lascaux Bulls (ca. 15–18000 B.C.E.)
  5. 5. Filippino Lippi, Allegory of Music (1500) Pablo Picasso, Guernica (1937) Shepard Fairey, Hope (2008)
  6. 6. what is “writing”?
  7. 7. what is “writing”?what is “the human”?
  8. 8. The origins of modernityInvention of the printing pressAdvent of the North Atlantic slave tradeEuropean “discovery” of the Americas

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