2013 Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography
Application deadline: March 1
Institute dates: June 3 - 21
Instructor: Carla Rahn Phillips, University of Minnesota
Held at the Newberry Library, Chicago
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.
The institute will enroll 15 participants by competitive application. First consideration is given to advanced graduate students and junior faculty at U.S. colleges and universities, but applications will also be accepted from advanced graduate students and junior faculty at Canadian institutions, from professional staff of U.S. and Canadian libraries and museums, and from qualified independent scholars. Advanced language skills are required.
Applicants selected for admission receive a stipend to help defray living expenses to attend the institute.
Funded by a major grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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