ANN: Rare Book School Summer Courses

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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 if you have questions about course availability. Visit 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