2023 Upcoming Courses

California Rare Book School is proud to offer the following courses for summer 2023.

June 21 – July 6

CalRBS International:
A Crossroads of Global Print History
ItalyRobert D. Montoya, Paul Vangelisti, & Sean Pessin

July 24 – July 28

Printing at the Margins: A History of Women PrintersSan Francisco Bay Area (The Book Club of California)Kathleen Walkup
Bibliography and Black American Print CultureSan Francisco Bay Area (San Francisco Public Library – Main)Jesse Erickson
Rare Book CatalogingSan Francisco Bay Area (Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley)Ann K.D. Myers
History of CartographySan Francisco Bay Area (Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley)Ian Fowler
Exploring Global Typography through Digital ArchivesOnlineDori Griffin

July 31 – August 4

Radical Librarianship InstituteUCLA / Los AngelesEmily Drabinski, Susana Marcelo, Lauren Cooper & Hiram Sims

History of the Book, 200-1820UCLA / Los AngelesJonathan Senchyne
History of Children’s BooksUCLA / Los AngelesJackie Stallcup
Critical Special Collections PedagogyUCLA / Los AngelesMichaela Ullmann
Developing and Administering Ethnic & Cultural Heritage ResourcesUCLA / Los AngelesTamar Evangelestia-Dougherty
Feminist BibliographyOnlineSarah Werner
Digital Humanities for the History of the BookOnlineCatherine DeRose

August 7 – August 11

Postmodern BooksellingUCLA / Los AngelesJen Johnson &
Brad Johnson
Critical Librarianship in PraxisOnlineEmily Drabinski
The Jewish Book from Scroll to ScreenUCLA / Los AngelesJoshua Teplitsky
Teaching Experiential Book HistoryUCLA / Los AngelesRyan Cordell
Movement in Print: Radical Publishing in Contemporary Latin AmericaUCLA / Los AngelesMagalí Rabasa
Global Histories of the Book: East Asia and EuropeUCLA / Los AngelesDevin Fitzgerald
South Asian TypesOnlineFiona Ross &
Vaibhav Singh
Beyond Fragmentation: A Critical Approach to HBCU Archival ResearchOnlineMali Collins
Queer BibliographiesOnline J. D. Sargan

August 14 – August 18

The Power of Display: Books as Transformative Tools in ExhibitionsSmithsonian Libraries and Archives / Washington D.C.Jennifer Cohlman Bracchi & Vanessa Haight Smith
The Social and Material Lives of Comic Art, or, How Comics Get AroundSmithsonian Libraries and Archives / Washington D.C.Charles Hatfield
Introduction to Audiovisual PreservationSmithsonian Libraries and Archives / Washington D.C.Walter Forsberg & Siobhan Hagan
Data Born in LiteratureSmithsonian Libraries and Archives / Washington D.C.Martin Kalfatovic
The Nature of Science in Manuscript and PrintSmithsonian Libraries and Archives / Washington D.C.Lilla Vekerdy & Leslie Overstreet
Introduction to Western CodicologySmithsonian Libraries and Archives / Washington D.C.Ilya Dines
Artist Books at the SmithsonianSmithsonian Libraries and Archives / Washington D.C.Brad Freeman