Rare Book School Announces Summer 2012 Schedule

Rare Book School is pleased announce our Summer 2012 course schedule. Rare Book School (RBS) provides continuing-education opportunities for students from all disciplines and levels to study the history of written, printed, and born-digital materials with leading scholars and professionals in the field.

Highlights of the summer schedule include two new courses, G-55: Scholarly Editing: Principles & Practice, taught by David Vander Meulen of the University of Virginia, and L-25: Reference Sources for Researching Rare Books, taught by Joel Silver of the Lilly Library at Indiana University; two courses taught by Rare Book School’s Founding Director Terry Belanger, including I-30: Advanced Seminar in Book Illustration Processes; and the retitled H-15: The History of the Book in America: A Survey from Colonial to Modern taught by Michael Winship of the University of Texas at Austin.


*4-8 June 2012 in Charlottesville, VA*

H-30: The Printed Book in the West to 1800, Martin Antonetti

I-20: Book Illustration Processes to 1900, Terry Belanger

H-70: The History of the Book in America, c.1700-1830, James N. Green

L-30: Rare Book Cataloging, Deborah J. Leslie

L-70: XML in Action: Creating Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Texts, David
Seaman

*11-15 June 2012 in Charlottesville, VA*

H-60: The History of European & American Papermaking, Timothy Barrett &
John Bidwell

G-30: Printed Books since 1800: Description & Analysis, Tom Congalton &
Katherine Reagan

L-65: Digitizing the Historical Record, Bethany Nowviskie & Andrew Stauffer

G-45: Analytical Bibliography, Stephen Tabor

**G-55: Scholarly Editing: Principles & Practice, David Vander Meulen

*2-6 July 2012 in Charlottesville, VA*

I-30: Advanced Seminar in Book Illustration Processes, Terry Belanger

M-10: Introduction to Paleography, 800-1500, Consuelo Dutschke

L-95: Born-Digital Materials: Theory & Practice, Matthew Kirschenbaum &
Naomi Nelson

H-90: Teaching the History of the Book, Michael F. Suarez, S.J.

G-20: Printed Books to 1800: Description & Analysis, David Whitesell

*16-20 July 2012 in Charlottesville, VA*

H-10: The History of the Book, 200-2000, John Buchtel & Mark Dimunation

G-50: Advanced Descriptive Bibliography, Richard Noble

I-35: The Identification of Photographic Print Processes, James M. Reilly
assisted by Ryan Boatright

L-10: Special Collections Librarianship, Alice Schreyer

B-10: Introduction to the History of Bookbinding, Jan Storm van Leeuwen

*23-27 July 2012 in Charlottesville, VA*

M-20: Introduction to Western Codicology, Albert Derolez

H-40: The Printed Book in the West since 1800, Eric Holzenberg

**L-25: Reference Sources for Researching Rare Books, Joel Silver

G-10: Introduction to the Principles of Bibliographical Description, David
Whitesell

H-15: The History of the Book in America: A Survey from Colonial to Modern,
Michael Winship


** indicates a new course

Details for all courses, as well as our application form, can be found on
the RBS website: http://rarebookschool.org
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