Renee Raphael

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Associate Professor, History
School of Humanities


Ph.D., Princeton University, 2009, History

Phone: History Department: (949) 824-6521
Email: renee.raphael@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
200 Krieger Hall
Mail Code: 3275
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Early modern history of science and technology, history of the book and its readers, history of archives and bureaucracy
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Publications
“In Pursuit of “useful” Knowledge: Documenting Technical Innovation in Sixteenth-century Potosí”. Journal for the History of Knowledge 1.1 (2020).
 
Reading Galileo: Scribal technologies and the Two New Sciences (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017)
 
“Galileo’s Two New Sciences as a Model of Reading Practices,” Journal of the History of Ideas 77.4 (October 2016): 539-565.
 
“Reading Galileo’s Discorsi in the early modern university,” Renaissance Quarterly 68.2 (June 2015): 558-96. Received the William Nelson Prize for the best article published in Renaissance Quarterly during 2015.
Grants
2014-15 Hellman Fellow
Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Hanna Kiel Fellow (2012-13)
Dibner Research Fellow in the History of Science & Technology (long-term fellowship), The Huntington Library (2017-18)
Last updated
06/03/2021