On Tuesday, 28 July, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. to serve on the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
The National Council on the Humanities is composed of twenty-six distinguished private citizens appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate, with each member serving staggered six-year terms.July 29, 2015 by RBS
Applications are now being accepted via myRBS for two Rare Book School courses being offered in Cambridge, MA, 6–11 December 2015:
- Book Production and Social Practice in Early Modern Europe and America, taught by Ann Blair and David D. Hall at the Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- The Art of the Book in Edo and Meiji Japan, 1615–1912, taught by Ellis Tinios at the Harvard Art Museums.
We are very pleased to announce that Ruth-Ellen St. Onge has joined the Rare Book School staff as Assistant Curator of Collections and Special Assistant to the Associate Director.
Ruth-Ellen holds a Master of Information Studies and a Ph.D. in French Studies and Book History and Print Culture from the University of Toronto. She is an active council member of the Bibliographical Society of Canada and the Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture, and is the author of several published articles and reviews. For ten years, while pursuing her undergraduate and graduate studies, Ruth-Ellen worked as a research assistant in the Joseph Sablé Centre for 19th Century French Studies, […]Posted July 1, 2015 by RBS