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.
252017Gatherings of Pages: Saving Federal Scientific Data
Lecturer: Laurie Allen
Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, University of Pennsylvania • 6:00 p.m.
312017James Rivington: Transatlantic Bookseller, Entrepreneur, and Bankrupt
Lecturer: Christine Ferdinand
UVA Special Collections • 5:30 p.m.
Oct 152017Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
Presented by: Rare Book School and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Philadelphia, PA • Times vary
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Rare Book School has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography. Building on the success of the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography, this new scholarly organization will identify and investigate matters of new, compelling cross-disciplinary interest in the areas of bibliography and book history. The Society will especially direct its energies toward addressing the interpretation of original textual artifacts in concert with emerging techniques and technologies for the analysis and transmission of texts. […]Posted 15 days ago by RBS