Programs and Events | Newberry

Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required. Many of our programs are recorded, and you can listen to them on our website.

E.g., 06/22/2018
E.g., 06/22/2018
Monday, June 4, 2018Thursday, June 28, 2018
At the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC
Application deadline: March 1, 2018
This four-week institute will provide an intensive introduction to reading and transcribing secretary and italic handwriting in the Tudor-Stuart period.
Monday, June 4, 2018Thursday, June 28, 2018
At the Newberry Library
The application deadline has passed.
This course will examine French manuscripts and archival materials from the thirteenth to the seventeenth century. The institute 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.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Meet the Author: Suzanne Karr Schmidt
Free and open to the public. Registration required.
Interactive and Sculptural Printmaking in the Renaissance tells the story of a hands-on genre of prints: how innovative paper engineering redefined the relationship of early modern viewers to art, humanism, and science.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
This workshop, held in conjunction with the Dante in Context roundtable on September 7, places two Dante scholars in dialogue concerning the methods employed in the study of Dante.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
By invitation only
Annual meeting for the faculty representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions. Additional details will be added later.