2016 Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography

June 27-July 15, 2016, Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies, Chicago

Application deadline March 1

Institute: June 27-July 15, 2016

Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies, Chicago

Description: Intensive training in accurate reading and transcription of handwritten Italian vernacular texts from the late medieval though the early modern periods. Directed by Maddalena Signorini, Università degli Studi di Roma.

Eligibility: The institute will enroll 15 participants by competitive application. First consideration given to advanced PhD students and junior faculty at U.S. colleges and universities, but applications also accepted from advanced PhD students and junior faculty at Canadian institutions, from professional staff of U.S. and Canadian libraries and museums, and from qualified independent scholars. This graduate-level course is taught entirely in Italian; advanced language skills are required.

Award: Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $950; non-local participants will receive an additional $2,500 to help defray the costs of travel, housing, and food. There are no fees associated with the institute.

Apply online at https://www.newberry.org/06272016-2016-mellon-summer-institute-italian-paleography

Call for papers

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Posted: February 15, 2016