An applicant has given your name as a reference for an application to attend the 2017 Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography at the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies. The institute will provide intensive training in accurately reading and transcribing late medieval and early modern Spanish texts.
In your letter of recommendation, please address the substance of the candidate’s research plans.
If the candidate is a graduate student, also provide your assessment of his or her level of competence in Spanish speaking, comprehension, and reading (especially if the candidate’s discipline is not Spanish literature).
Your letter will be seen only by Newberry staff and members of the application review committee.
Please complete the information below and attach your letter no later than March 1, 2017.