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  • Sep
    10
    2016
    Graphic Design in the Digital Future Lessons from the Renaissance Book (RBS-Mellon Symposium)

    Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, Book Studies at Wellsley, the Program in Medieval-Renaissance Studies, and the Departments of English and History at Wellesley College
    Margaret Clapp Library Lecture Room, Wellesley College • 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

  • Sep 23
    /
    Sep 24
    2016
    States of the Book (RBS-Mellon Conference)

    Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School and the West Point Association of Graduates
    United States Military Academy at West Point • Times vary

  • Sep
    30
    2016
    Shakespeare, The Book (RBS-Mellon Symposium)

    Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School and Trinity University
    Special Collections, Coates Library, Trinity University • 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

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  • Rare Book School Receives $1 Million Gift

    We are honored to announce that Rare Book School has received a $1 million gift from philanthropist Jay T. Last. This donation, the single largest in the School’s history, is to be used over the next four years to “strengthen the School for the future,” as Mr. Last wrote in a letter accompanying the gift.

    The funds from Mr. Last’s benefaction will be used to improve and expand Rare Book School programs, and to increase the School’s visibility, sustainability, and impact over the long term. “After carefully studying our organization, Jay has chosen to make a philanthropic investment in the future success of RBS’s educational mission,” […]

    Posted 2 months, 26 days ago by RBS
  • RBS Announces 2016 Summer Lecture Schedule

    The staff at Rare Book School are thrilled to announce the exciting lineup for this summer’s lecture series at the University of Virginia. The lectures are free and open to the public. All talks will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library (unless otherwise noted). Lectures will last 30–40 minutes with 10 minutes for Q&A, and will be followed by a reception in the RBS suite on the first floor of Alderman Library (Alderman 118). […]

    Posted 3 months, 3 days ago by RBS
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