Rare Book School Summer Courses

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Moderators note: If you go to the website for the School, in their Washington, DC offerings July 16-21, there is a session on the Mesoamerican Codex 600-1550.
Summer Program
United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Digital Humanities, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Archival Science

Rare Book School is accepting applications on a rolling basis for our five-day, intensive courses on manuscript, printed and digital materials. With world-class instruction and resources, and an emphasis on hands-on experience, we are pleased to offer courses in five cities this summer. Several of our courses are still accepting applications, including: 

  • Reference Sources for Researching Rare Books
  • Advanced Descriptive Bibliography
  • The History of Printed Book Illustration in the West
  • Scholarly Editing: Principles & Practice
  • The Books of the Plays: Shakespeare & Print
  • Integrating Born-Digital Materials: Archival Standards & Approaches
  • Advanced Seminar in Medieval Manuscripts
  • American Publishers' Bookbindings, 1800-1900
  • Analytical Bibliography
  • The History & Construction of the Ancient Mesoamerican Codex, 600-1550
  • Seminar in Western Codicology
  • Digital Approaches to Bibliography & Book History
  • The History of 19th- & 20th-Century Typography & Printing 

Contact us at rbsprograms@virginia.edu if you have questions about course availability. Visit rarebookschool.org for more details about the courses, evaluations by past participants, and instructions for applying. We hope to see you at a Rare Book School course soon! 

Contact Info: 

Laura Perrings, Program Manager

Rare Book School