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Graduate Seminars

Jacques LeGrand, Le livre de bonnes moeurs, before 1478. Vault Case MS 55.5

Jacques LeGrand, Le livre de bonnes moeurs, before 1478. Vault Case MS 55.5

Seminars are taught by consortium scholars in their fields of specialization. Participants interact with fellow students from a variety of institutions and disciplines, while gaining a firsthand introduction to the Newberry’s holdings of manuscripts and early editions in its areas of strength.

Students may take these ten-week seminars on a not-for-credit basis or arrange to earn credit at their home campuses. When space permits, consortium faculty members are encouraged to audit Newberry seminars, and graduate students from non-consortium schools may also enroll. The course fee is waived for consortium students.

Note: Graduate students of Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium member universities may be eligible to apply for Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grants to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.

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Past Graduate Seminars

Upcoming Programs

Friday, October 5, 2018Friday, April 26, 2019
Renaissance Graduate Programs
This seminar will examine the material text in Europe, from the later Middle Ages through the early modern period (1300–1700). We will consider the production and circulation of manuscripts and early printed books, with a broad focus: we will range across descriptive bibliography (i.e.
Friday, January 11, 2019Friday, March 15, 2019
Ten-Week Graduate Seminar
The Consolation of Philosophy, written early in the sixth century by the Roman philosopher and statesman Boethius, was among the most influential works of literature in medieval Europe.