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2011 Course Schedule

In 2011, Rare Book School will offer courses at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore (January), the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (June—July), and the Freer-Sackler Galleries in Washington D.C. (October).

For information on this year’s tuition, as well as other related costs, please visit the Program Costs page of this website. For general information about RBS, consult the Frequently Asked Questions page.

To apply, see the Applications Procedures page, where you can download an application form.

10-14 January 2011 in Baltimore, MD

H-25 15th-Century Books in Print and Manuscript

Paul Needham & Will Noel

6-10 June 2011 in Charlottesville, VA

B-90 Publishers’ Bookbindings, 1830-1910 Sue Allen
I-20 Book Illustration Processes to 1900 Terry Belanger
H-10 History of the Book, 200-2000 John Buchtel & Mark Dimunation
L-30 Rare Book Cataloging Deborah J. Leslie
G-45 Analytical BibliographyNew course! Stephen Tabor

13-17 June 2011 in Charlottesville, VA

I-10 Introduction to the History of Illustration Erin C. Blake
T-50 Type, Lettering & Calligraphy, 1450-1830 James Mosley
C-90 Provenance: Tracing Owners & Collections David Pearson
H-90 Teaching the History of the Book Michael F. Suarez, S.J.
C-85 Law Books: History & Connoisseurship Mike Widener

4-8 July 2011 in Charlottesville, VA

G-30 Printed Books since 1800: Description & Analysis Tom Congalton & Katherine Reagan
L-60 Introduction to Archives for Special Collections Librarians Jackie Dooley & Bill Landis
L-10 Special Collections Librarianship Alice Schreyer
L-70 XML in Action: Creating Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Texts David Seaman
G-20 * Printed Books to 1800: Description & Analysis David Whitesell

18-22 July 2011 in Charlottesville, VA

H-30 The Printed Book in the West to 1800 Martin Antonetti
M-20 Introduction to Western Codicology Albert Derolez
H-40 The Printed Book in the West Since 1800 Eric Holzenberg
L-65 Digitizing the Historical Record Bethany Nowviskie & Andrew Stauffer
H-50 The American Book in the Industrial Era, 1820-1940 Michael Winship

25-29 July 2011 in Charlottesville, VA

H-70 The History of the Book in America, c. 1700-1830New course! James N. Green
L-95 Born-Digital Materials: Theory & Practice Matthew Kirschenbaum & Naomi Nelson
G-10 Introduction to the Principles of Bibliographical Description Richard Noble & David Whitesell
B-10 Introduction to the History of Bookbinding Jan Storm van Leeuwen
M-70 English Paleography, 1500-1750 Heather Wolfe

3-7 October 2011 in Washington, DC

I-90 The Art of the Book in Edo and Meiji Japan, 1615-1912 Ellis Tinios


9-13 January 2012 in Baltimore, MD

H-20 The Book in the Manuscript Era Will Noel
  *This course does not appear in the printed course schedule, but will be offered.