Event—Center for Renaissance Studies

2023 Institute in Spanish Paleography

Learn to read and transcribe 15th -18th-century documents from Spain and the Americas.

Official Copy of Royal Cedulas from the Real Cedulario of the Audiencia de Guatemala, c. 1559 (VAULT Ayer MS 1917)

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. Proficiency in Spanish is required. 

Learn more about the instructor, J. Michael Francis.

Official Copy of Royal Cedulas from the Real Cedulario of the Audiencia de Guatemala, c. 1559 (VAULT Ayer MS 1917)

Application Information

This program is open to all, but space is limited. Priority will be given to graduate students and faculty from the Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium. 

Applications will be accepted online through Slideroom. The application period will begin in January 2023.