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.
272015How Materiality Shapes the Law: from Manuscripts to Digitization (RBS-Mellon Program)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School
Boalt Hall, Berkeley School of Law • 4:00–6:00 p.m.
292015How to Destroy Special Collections with Social Media in 3 Easy Steps: A Guide for Researchers and Librarians
Lecturer: Sarah Werner
UVA Special Collections • 5:30 p.m.
292015Characterization of Color Printing in 16th- & 17th-Century Italian Chiaroscuro Woodcuts
Lecturer: Linda Stiber Morenus
Library of Congress • 5:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, 28 July, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. to serve on the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
The National Council on the Humanities is composed of twenty-six distinguished private citizens appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate, with each member serving staggered six-year terms.2 days ago by RBS
Applications are now being accepted via myRBS for two Rare Book School courses being offered in Cambridge, MA, 6–11 December 2015:
- Book Production and Social Practice in Early Modern Europe and America, taught by Ann Blair and David D. Hall at the Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- The Art of the Book in Edo and Meiji Japan, 1615–1912, taught by Ellis Tinios at the Harvard Art Museums.