Application deadline: October 15
Workshop dates: February 27-28, 2015
Instructor: Carla Rahn Phillips, emerita, University of Minnesota
Apply online here: http://www.newberry.org/2015SpanishPaleographyWorkshopThis workshop will provide participants with an introduction to reading and transcribing documents written in Spain and Spanish America from the late fifteenth to the early eighteenth centuries. Although the course sessions will be taught primarily in English, all of the documents will be in Spanish.Download a printable PDF flyer to post and distribute.
Eligibility: The institute will enroll 15 participants by competitive application. First consideration will be given to advanced PhD students and junior faculty at U.S. colleges and universities, but applications are also accepted from advanced PhD students and junior faculty at Canadian institutions, from professional staff of U.S. and Canadian libraries and museums, and from qualified independent scholars.
Prerequisite: This workshop is taught in English, but participants will be reading early forms of Spanish; advanced language skills are required.
Costs: There is no registration fee for those accepted to the workshop, but participants will be responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses (see note below about the possibility of travel funding for applicants from Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions).
This program is funded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Faculty members and students from Center for Renaissance Studies consortium schools (http://www.newberry.org/center-renaissance-studies-consortium-members) may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend this program (http://www.newberry.org/newberry-renaissance-consortium-grants). Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.