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.
22015Archival Afterlives: Life, Death, and Knowledge-Making in Early Modern British Scientific and Medical Archives (RBS-Mellon Conference)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, Brill Academic Publishing, the British Society for the History of Science, the University of Iowa, the University of Lincoln, the University of Oregon, and the Royal Society.
The Royal Society, London • 9:15 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
122015Recovering Havell: A New Look at Birds of America
Lecturer: Christoph Irmscher
Slocum Room, Lilly Library, University of Indiana Bloomington • 5:30 p.m.
242015After Print: Manuscripts in the Eighteenth Century (RBS-Mellon Conference)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School and the UCSB Early Modern Center
McCune Conference Room, 6220 HSSB, University of California, Santa Barbara • 9:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez’s first Lyell Lecture, “Engraved Throughout: Pine’s Horace (1733) as a Bibliographical Object,” delivered in Oxford on 28 April, is available for viewing at http://livestream.com/oxuni/lyell, or via the player below. The Lyell Lectures continue through 14 May: see the full schedule.4 days ago by RBS
Welcome to the new Rare Book School website!
Twenty years after the very first RBS website, and nine years after the last large-scale redesign of the site in early 2006, we have made the leap to a WordPress platform, which will make the site much easier to update and to maintain. It also allows us to share many more photos, provides a more stable platform for video and audio files, and enables us to provide an online store for easy purchases of RBS publications and gifts. […]Posted 14 days ago by RBS