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.
142016Korea: Confucians, Buddhists, and their Books
Lecturer: Beth McKillop
UVA Special Collections • 5:30 p.m.
272016ABAA-RBS Seminar Series
Presented by: The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) and Rare Book School
North Bennet Street School, Boston MA • 8 a.m.–5:15 p.m.
182016The Other Hamilton: Sir William Hamilton and the Revolution in Eighteenth-Century Collecting
Lecturer: Michael F. Suarez, S.J.
East City Bookshop, Washington DC • 5:30 p.m.
We are pleased to announce three public Rare Book School lectures this fall:
- At 6:00 p.m. on Monday, 17 October at the Grolier Club in New York City, Elizabeth McHenry (Associate Professor of English, New York University) will speak on “Making Negro Literature: Rethinking Literature’s Workspaces and the Margins of Print Culture.” This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
- At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 October at East City Bookshop in Washington, D.C., RBS Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. will speak on “The Other Hamilton: Sir William Hamilton and the Revolution in Eighteenth-Century Collecting.”
Applications are now being accepted via myRBS for Rare Book School’s winter session in Cambridge, MA, 8–13 January 2017:
- 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.