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.
42017Canons & Contingence: Art Histories of the Book in England and America (RBS-Mellon Symposium)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School; UMass Amherst Graduate School; UMass Amherst History of Art and Architecture Department; UMass Amherst College of Humanities and Fine Arts, Faculty Support Conference Grant; Mount Holyoke College Art History Department; Smith College, Office of the Provost and the Art Department; Amherst College Archives & Special Collections; Five College Lecture Fund
Integrative Learning Center, Room S240, University of Massachusetts, Amherst • 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
232017Shaping Eyre: A Conversation about (Re)reading Brontë in the 21st Century
Presented by: Virginia Festival of the Book & Rare Book School
Dome Room, UVA Rotunda • 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Oct 152017Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
Presented by: Rare Book School and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Philadelphia, PA • Times vary
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 11 days ago by RBS
Applications for the 2017–18 RBS-UVA Fellowships are now being accepted. Rare Book School invites students at the University of Virginia to apply for a fellowship designed to enhance research employing special collections, including written, printed, and digital materials. Please note that you will need to complete a standard RBS course application via our applications page (submission by 20 February is encouraged as courses fill quickly).
Significant dates for the fellowship application process:
8 February 2017: Information Reception (11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; 118 Alderman Library)Posted 24 days ago by RBS
9 February 2017: Information Reception (4–6 p.m.; […]