Past Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography

Past Institutes

Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, August 1, 2014
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
2014 Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography : At the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

This three-week institute offers intensive training in the accurate reading and transcription of handwritten Italian vernacular texts from the late medieval though the early modern periods. The instruction is intended to enable scholars in various fields of specialization to acquire the skills to work with primary sources.

Monday, June 2, 2014 to Thursday, June 26, 2014
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
2014 Mellon Summer Institute in English Paleography : At the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC

This four-week institute will provide an intensive introduction to reading and transcribing secretary and italic handwriting in the Tudor-Stuart period.

Monday, July 22, 2013 to Friday, August 16, 2013
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
2013 Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography

at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

Monday, June 3, 2013 to Friday, June 21, 2013
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
2013 Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography

The institute will provide participants with practical training in 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.

Monday, July 23, 2012 to Friday, August 17, 2012
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in English Paleography

The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

Monday, July 2, 2012 to Thursday, July 26, 2012
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography

This course will examine French manuscripts and archival materials from the 13th to the 17th century. Professor Smith will provide a summary outline of the history of handwriting in France, followed by intensive training in reading from facsimiles, both in class and at home.

Friday, July 22, 2011 to Friday, August 12, 2011
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography

Directed by Maddalena Signorini, Università degli Studi di Roma

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Monday, June 6, 2011 to Friday, June 24, 2011
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography

Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin
Directed by Consuelo Varela, Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos de Sevilla

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Monday, June 21, 2010 to Thursday, July 15, 2010
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography

Newberry Library, Chicago
Directed by Marc Smith, École Nationale des Chartes.

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Monday, July 27, 2009 to Friday, August 14, 2009
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography

Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
Directed by Maddalena Signorini, Università degli Studi di Roma

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Monday, July 27, 2009 to Friday, August 14, 2009
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography

Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
Directed by Carla Rahn Phillips, University of Minnesota

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Monday, July 6, 2009 to Thursday, July 30, 2009
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in English Paleography

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC
Directed by Heather Wolfe, Folger Shakespeare Library

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Monday, July 7, 2008 to Thursday, July 31, 2008
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography

Newberry Library, Chicago
Directed by Marc Smith, École Nationale des Chartes.

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Monday, June 23, 2008 to Thursday, July 17, 2008
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in English Paleography

Huntington Library, San Marino
Directed by Heather Wolfe, Folger Shakespeare Library

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Monday, July 16, 2007 to Thursday, August 9, 2007
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography

Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
Directed by Maddalena Signorini, Università degli Studi di Roma

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Monday, June 11, 2007 to Friday, June 29, 2007
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography

Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin
Directed by Carla Rahn Phillips, University of Minnesota

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Monday, July 17, 2006 to Friday, August 11, 2006
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography

Newberry Library, Chicago
Directed by Bernard Barbiche, École Nationale des Chartes, Emeritus

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Monday, July 10, 2006 to Friday, August 4, 2006
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in English Paleography

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC
Directed by Heather Wolfe, Folger Shakespeare Library

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Monday, July 18, 2005 to Friday, August 12, 2005
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography

Newberry Library, Chicago
Directed by Armando Petrucci, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa; and Franca Petrucci Nardelli, University of Pisa

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Monday, July 11, 2005 to Thursday, August 4, 2005
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography

Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
Directed by Carla Rahn Phillips, University of Minnesota

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