Wednesday, August 27, 2008

From the Folger

2 September 2008 is the application deadline for the following Folger Institute offerings. Program descriptions and the online application form may be accessed through www.folger.edu/institute, and questions should be directed to institute@folger.edu.

For admission and grants-in-aid to two spring 2009 semester-length seminars and the paleography skills course:

Researching Theatre History
Russell Jackson directs a spring semester-length seminar on Thursdays

A Libelous History of England, c. 1570-1688
Alastair Bellany directs a spring semester-length seminar on Fridays

Introduction to Early Modern English Paleography
Steve May directs a spring semester skills course on Thursdays


For admission and grants-in-aid to the fall 2008 faculty weekend seminar:

The University Cultures of Early Modern Oxford and Cambridge
Nicholas Tyacke directs a fall faculty weekend seminar on 10-11 October 2008

[N.B., there is an expanded seminar description on the Institute's website]

For admission only to one year-long colloquium and two fall 2008 semester-length seminars:


Forms of Religious Experience in the 17th-Century British Atlantic World

David D. Hall and Laura Lunger Knoppers direct a year-long monthly colloquium on Fridays

The Development of Poetry from Wyatt to Donne
Dympna Callaghan directs a fall semester-length seminar on Thursdays

Anonymity
Robert Griffin and Marcy North direct a fall semester-length seminar on Fridays

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