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.
52016A Phenomenology of the Reading Room: Data, Post-Criticism, and the British American Print Shop (RBS-Mellon Lecture)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School and the University of Mississippi Department of English
Bondurant 204C, University of Mississippi at Oxford • 5:00 p.m.
82016Mellon Symposium on Manuscripts and Rare Books (RBS-Mellon Symposium)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, Department of English, University of Arkansas Honors College
Gearhart Hall, Honors Study Hall, University of Arkansas • 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Apr 42016The Lives of Religious Books (RBS-Mellon Symposium)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, Duke University Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Duke University Center for Jewish Studies
Holsti-Anderson Room, Rubenstein Library, Duke University • Times vary
We are pleased to announce the 2016–17 cohort of RBS-UVA Fellows:
- DeVan Ard – Ph.D. student, Department of English
- Thomas Berenato – Ph.D. student, Department of English
- Evan Cheney – Ph.D. student, Department of English
- Ashleigh Elser – Ph.D. student, Department of Religious Studies
- Mary Gilbert – Ph.D. student, Department of Classics
- Samantha Wallace – Ph.D. student, Department of English
- Chloe Wells – Ph.D. student, McIntire Department of Art
Rare Book School has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a four-day international conference, “Bibliography Among the Disciplines.” To be held in Philadelphia from 12 to 15 October 2017, the meeting will focus on developing object-oriented methods, skills, and collaborative projects across disciplinary fields, time periods, regions, and languages. The project will culminate in 2019 with a volume of essays contributed by conference participants. […]Posted 12 days ago by RBS