Lab #5 Prompt

In addition to, as always, describing the work of the lab and connecting that work to our readings, this lab will have a relatively open prompt:

The historical realities of textual production—including the material conditions, equipment, and labor of the print shop—continue to impact our understanding of the past as it is represented in archives and through processes of digitization. How might direct experience with historical technologies of textual production influence the ways we understand, organize, analyze, or teach historical texts?