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[BKARTS] Freshest Advices: September 2003



The following message has been sent to the Book_arts-L, ExLibris, and
SHARP-L bulletin boards.

RBS JANUARY and MARCH 2004 COURSE SCHEDULE
Rare Book School (RBS) is pleased to announce its January and March 2004
schedule of five-day courses, to be held at the University of Virginia in
Charlottesville, M-F January 5-9 and M-F March 8-12.  Further information
about these courses may be found on the RBS Web site at
    http://www.virginia.edu/oldbooks/rbs/schedule.html

The January session includes two basic courses never before offered in RBS
winter or spring sessions:
    B-10 Introduction to the History of Bookbinding (Jan Storm van Leeuwen)
        http://www.virginia.edu/oldbooks/bulletin/binding.html#storm
    T-10 Introduction to the History of Typography (Stan Nelson)
        http://www.virginia.edu/oldbooks/bulletin/typo.html#T-10
The March session introduces David Woodward's new course:
    H-65 Introduction to the History and Preservation of maps
        http://www.virginia.edu/oldbooks/bulletin/history.html#H-65

JAMES DAVIS SCHOLARSHIPS
This is a reminder that the deadline for applications to RBS for 2004
tuition scholarships is tomorrow, October 1st. For details, see:
    http://www.virginia.edu/oldbooks/davis/

RBS 2003 COURSE EVALUATIONS
RBS offered a total of 30 courses in 3003, on subjects ranging from Latin
paleography to modern fine printing. All 30 of the RBS 2003 student course
evaluations have now been mounted on the RBS Web site at:
    http://www.virginia.edu/oldbooks/evals03/evals.html

NPR STORY on RBS
National Public Radio's Jacki Lyden came to Charlottesville in August
during the final week of RBS 2003 to do a story on RBS. For a gallery of
some of the photographs she took on her visit, as well as for a link to the
audio stream of her story, go to:
    http://www.npr.org/display_pages/features/feature_1391200.html
We are told that the audio stream will continue to be available until next
August.

Terry Belanger : University Professor : University of Virginia : Rare Book
School : 114 Alderman Library : Charlottesville, VA  22903 : Telephone
434/924-8851   fax 434/924-8824   email belanger@xxxxxxxxxxxx : URL
<http://www.rarebookschool.org>

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