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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., 04/26/2018
E.g., 04/26/2018
Friday, June 1, 2018
Lisa Pon–The Plague on Paper in Early Modern Venice and Beyond Simone Zurawksi–Architecture & Urban Development in the Reign of Louis XIV Reconsidered: Paris in the Aftermath of the Fronde
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.