Rare Book School
provides continuing-education opportunities for students from all disciplines and skill levels to study the history of written, printed, and digital materials with leading scholars and professionals in the field.
232017Shaping Eyre: A Conversation about (Re)reading Brontë in the 21st Century
Presented by: Virginia Festival of the Book, Rare Book School & UVA Libraries
Dome Room, UVA Rotunda • 4:00–7:00 p.m.
242017(Dis)entangling Global Early Modernities, 1300–1800 (RBS-Mellon Symposium)
Presented by: Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, Harvard Asia Center, Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History, Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard Center for African Studies, Harvard History Department, Harvard Early Modern History Workshop, Harvard Medieval Studies Committee, Harvard Center for History and Economics, and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, Harvard University • 8:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
302017The Never-ending Popularity of Njáls Saga: The Manuscript Evidence (RBS-Mellon Lecture)
Presented by: Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, University of Maine Humanities Center
Little Hall, Room 130, University of Maine • 4:15–6:00 p.m.
We were saddened to hear of the death last week of Michael L. Turner, longtime Rare Book School friend and faculty member. Michael held various positions at the Bodleian Library throughout his long career at that institution, retiring as Head of Preservation Services. He was also Lecturer in the History of Printing at the University of Oxford, and served as the editor of Publishing History, a co-editor of The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, Volume 5 (1695–1830), as an associate editor for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, and as president of the Oxford Bibliographical Society. […]Posted Yesterday by RBS
We are very pleased to announce two additional RBS summer courses, to be offered 16–21 July at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC:
- H-100. The Eighteenth-Century Book, taught by Mark Dimunation & Michael F. Suarez, S.J.
- H-130. The History & Construction of the Mesoamerican Codex, 600–1550, taught by John Hessler
Course applications are considered on a rolling basis until a course has reached enrollment capacity. […]Posted 1 month, 7 days ago by RBS