Expand your understanding of book history during a Rare Book School course this summer. Our five-day intensive courses on the history of manuscript, print, and digital materials will be offered online and in person at the University of Virginia and other partner institutions.
Among our thirty-nine courses, we are pleased to offer several pertinent to those interested in the history of the book. The following is a sample of the breadth of the RBS offerings:
— H-180v: Six Degrees of Phillis Wheatley, taught by Tara Bynum (of the University of Iowa)
— H-185v: African American Print Cultures in the Nineteenth-Century United States, taught by Derrick R. Spires (of Cornell University)
— H-120: Textual Mobilities: Works, Books & Reading Across Early Modern Europe, taught by Roger Chartier and John Pollack (both of the University of Pennsylvania)
— H-105: The Bible and Histories of Reading, taught by Peter Stallybrass (Professor Emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania)
Course applications will open the week of February 7th. To be considered in the first round of admissions decisions, course applications should be submitted no later than March 7th. Applications received after that date will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Visit our website at www.rarebookschool.org for course details, instructions for applying, and evaluations by past students. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.