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.
52022Book Collecting in Timbuktu
Presented by: M. C. Lang Fellows in Book History, Bibliography, and Humanities Teaching with Historical Sources
Online via Zoom and in person at Williams College • 4:15–5:45 p.m. ET
142022In-person tour of the “Building the Book from the Ancient World to the Present Day” exhibition at the Grolier Club
Presented by: Barbara Heritage & Ruth-Ellen St. Onge
Grolier Club (ground-floor gallery), 47 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022 • 1–2:00 p.m. ET
152022Guided Tour of the Asian Books in “Building the Book” & Chinese Calligraphy Demonstration
Presented by: Soren Edgren & Weiguo Yu
Grolier Club (ground-floor gallery), 47 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022 • 2-3:00 p.m. ET & 3-4:00 p.m. ET
Building the Book from the Ancient World to the Present Day: Five Decades of Rare Book School & the Book Arts Press
This fall, the Grolier Club in New York City—America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles—presents a special exhibition that details how books have been produced throughout history and across various regions of the globe. Organized by Rare Book School and drawn from its unique collections, Building the Book from the Ancient World to the Present Day: Five Decades of Rare Book School & the Book Arts Press will be on view in the Grolier Club’s ground floor gallery from 28 September through 23 December 2022. The exhibition celebrates the international institute—founded by MacArthur Fellow Terry Belanger and currently directed by Michael F. […]Posted 1 month, 10 days ago by RBS
We are thrilled to announce the lineup for this summer’s lecture series at the University of Virginia. All talks will take place at 5:30 p.m. ET. Monday lectures will be held in the Dome Room of the Rotunda; Wednesday lectures, in the Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. Lectures will last 30–40 minutes with 10 minutes for Q&A, and will be followed by a reception. Lecture recordings will be made available by fall 2022.
Monday, 6 June: Dorothy C. Wong, Professor of East Asian Art, University of Virginia: Making Merit: East Asian Buddhist Material Culture of the Seventh and Eighth Centuries – NEH-Global Book Histories Initiative Lecture […]Posted 4 months, 17 days ago by RBS