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.
Jun 22017MATERIA: New Approaches to Material Text in the Roman World (RBS-Mellon Workshop)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School and the Dean of the School of the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT, in collaboration with the Institute for Digital Archaeology and the History of the Book at Harvard University
Houghton Library, Harvard University (1 June); Killian Hall (14W-111), Hayden Library, MIT (2 June) • Times vary
52017Hunting for Textual Bodies: Rethinking the Relationship between the Poetic Voice and Manuscript Matter
Lecturer: Deborah McGrady
UVA Special Collections • 5:30 p.m.
122017Shakespeare’s Ghost: Matter and Meaning in the Imagined Object
Lecturer: Kathryn James
Beinecke Library Mezzanine, Yale University • 5:30 p.m.
We are pleased to announce the 2017–18 cohort of RBS-UVA Fellows:
- Ashley Boulden – Ph.D. student, McIntire Department of Art
- Nouha Gammar – Ph.D. student, Department of French
- Andrew Hill – Ph.D. student, Department of French
- Samuel Lemley – Ph.D. student, Department of English
- Julianne McCobin – Ph.D. student, Department of English
- Anne Marie Thompson – Ph.D. student, Department of English
- Natalie Thompson – Ph.D. student, Department of English
This morning we received the very sad news that longtime Rare Book School faculty member Christopher Clarkson died last night in Oxford. A renowned consultant on the care of medieval manuscripts and bindings, Clarkson held conservation positions at the Library of Congress, the Walters Art Museum, and the Bodleian Library, and until recently was engaged in independent practice in Oxford. He was awarded the Royal Warrant Holders Association’s 2004 Plowden Medal in recognition of significant contribution to the advancement of the conservation profession, and received an honorary doctorate from the University of the Arts London in 2012. […]Posted 1 month, 25 days ago by RBS