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.
Nov 172019RBS at the Boston Book Fair
Presented by: RBS
Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA • 4:00–8:00 p.m. Friday; 12:00–7:00 p.m. Saturday; 12:00–5:00 p.m. Sunday
Nov 122019RBS Seminar: Exploring Ephemera (10–12 November)
Presented by: Catharine Dann Roeber, Jeanne Solensky, Marie-Stéphanie Delamaire, Emily Guthrie, Jesse R. Erickson, Rebecca Johnson Melvin, and Mark Samuels Lasner
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and the University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press • 6:00–9:00 p.m. Sunday; 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m. Monday; 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Tuesday
232019RBS Open House
Presented by: Rare Book School
118 Alderman Library • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
The summer 2020 Rare Book School course schedule is available! Along with 21 courses in Charlottesville, courses will be held at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Lillian Goldman Law Library, and Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University; the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania; the Library Company of Philadelphia; Amherst College; Indiana University Bloomington; the Harvard-Yenching Library at Harvard University; the Free Library of Philadelphia; the Schomburg Center; the Thomas J. Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and the New York Public Library.
New courses for 2020 include:5 days ago by RBS
RBS Receives Gift to Support the M. C. Lang Fellowship in Book History, Bibliography, and Humanities Teaching with Historical Sources
Rare Book School has received a gift to establish the M. C. Lang Fellowship in Book History, Bibliography, and Humanities Teaching with Historical Sources, a two-year program designed to animate humanities teaching and equip educators (both library/curatorial staff and tenured or tenure-track faculty) to enlarge their students’ historical sensibilities through bibliographically informed instruction with original historical sources. Open to faculty and librarians at liberal arts colleges and small universities in the United States, this fellowship program will teach teachers how to discern and convey the human presences in original textual artifacts, to inculcate wonder in their students through guided contact with original textual artifacts. […]Posted 1 month, 9 days ago by RBS