Although a completely independent institute, rbs shares a close relationship with the continue reading. Kavanaugh professor of english at fordham university and as fellow and tutor in english at campion hall, oxford university. Goodes plans include speaking to students in the rare book school about the history of bookplates and designers such as nathaniel hurd, rockwell kent and peter maverick. The book beyond the library, april 12th center for. W4rf michael suarez charlottesville rare book school. I also have to shout out michael suarez, who is the rare book school director. The atmosphere at rare book school, which was founded at columbia university in 1983 by the scholar terry belanger and transplanted to charlottesville in 1992, is casual and egalitarian, despite. He will join sunday morning wakeup call guest host sean mccord to talk about the study of books, literature, and theology. Rare book school thomas jefferson loved books and he loved the world of books, says suarez, so its only fitting that uva should be home to the rare book school. Jesuits have traditionally been bridge builders between the. Also taking place in harrisonsmall will be an illustrated lecture by michael suarez, director of rare book school located in alderman library. I admit that i was extremely nervous about attending.
Casteen iii announced the appointment thursday morning during his keynote address at the 50th annual preconference of the rare books and manuscripts section of the. James goodes collection of bookplates is perhaps one of the finest in the country, and we are privileged to have a portion of it on exhibit, says michael suarez. See extraordinary rare books in the uva rare book school. The bards birthday bash uva library news and announcements.
Michael suarez, sj, nominated to national council on. Boucher gave a short presentation about the museum and. Suarez, who also directs uvas rare book school, has been a jesuit priest for 21 years. Box 400314, charlottesville, va 229044314 434 2439000. Margaret foster mimi riley, chairwoman of the faculty senate and a law professor. Val michael ian suarez staffing consultant at rightstone, a division of cornerstone staffing solutions, inc. In his talk, director of rare book school at uva, michael f. Watch michael suarezs tedxcharlottesville talk, glorious bookishness. The 24th annual virginia festival of the book opens next week on wednesday, march 21 and will feature five days of readings and panel discussions spotlighting everyone from bestselling authors to debut writers. Rare book school rare book school university of virginia p. I very much like the spirituality of finding god in all things, one of the hallmarks of the jesuit order, suarez said. The major emphases of special collections rare book holdings are american history and literature. Michael suarez rare book school, university of virginia toward a global bibliography 10. Suarez, english professor and director of uvas rare book school.
The school has a separate nonprofit status from the university. He currently serves as the director of the rare book school at the university of virginia uva. Crisis and hope, will examine the social and economic costs of low literacy levels in the united states. The alumni association connects alumni with their university and with each other, offering bestinclass services that include reunions, football weekends, career counseling, membership perks, ways to support scholarships and endowments, and the award winning virginia magazine. Founded at columbia university in 1983, rare book school relocated to charlottesville in 1992 as a nonprofit affiliate of u va.
If michelangelos david is in florence, where is shakespeares king lear. Rosenbach lectures on march 16, 17, and 19 at the university of. Office of the executive vice president and provost. Suarez, director of the rare book school since september 2009 and also a jesuit priest, holds four masters degrees two each in english and theology and a d. As thomas jefferson was the founder of the university of virginia, he was also the creator of its library, selecting all of the nearly 7,000 books for it.
Open forum with representatives from the presidential search committee michael f. He is a distinguished presidential fellow of the council on library and information resources in washington, dc, and was nominated by. Suarezs extensive background in the humanities has prepared him for this role. Succession edit in 2007, rbs director terry belanger announced that he planned to step down as director of rbs in 2009. Box 400103 charlottesville, va 229044103 for most deliveries, use our street address. The university of virginia is first and foremost an institution devoted to the principles of open debate, discussion and deliberation. The new bibliographical presses at rare book school. Professors in the pulpit college and graduate school of. List of universityassociated organizations office of. A week at rare book school on the campus of the university of virginia starts. David vander muelen university of virginia bibliographical ways to read a book respondent. Founded in 1983, its mission is the study of books, manuscripts and borndigital materials.
View the profiles of professionals named michael suarez on linkedin. Dan addison university communications michael suarez is an english professor and the director of uvas rare book school. Michael suarez department of english university of virginia. On the evening of wednesday, march 18, the uvaclub of the treasure coast welcomed mr. Sponsored by the virginia humanities, the festival has become the largest communitybased book event in the midatlantic region. The collections are approximately 325,000 in number of volumes. As a scholar with particular interests in books as physical objects and 18thcentury literature, fr. Twentythree universityassociated organizations support uvas mission, strategy, and operating goals. Suarez, director of the rare book school at the university of virginia, was the keynote speaker at the philanthropy day luncheon hosted by the center for nonprofit excellence. Why ebooks will never completely replace printed books. Michael suarez is the director of the rare book school at uva, a professor of english, and a jesuit priest. The atmosphere at rare book school, which was founded at columbia university in 1983 by the scholar terry belanger and transplanted to charlottesville in 1992. Each year, rbs offers about 30 fiveday courses on these subjects. He is one of several faculty members who balance academic responsibilities with leadership roles in religious congregations.
Each uao is unique in its objectives, yet all share a vision to promote the university as one of the preeminent public institutions in the nation. In the summer of 2008, uva and rbs established a joint search committee chaired by beverly p. Representatives of presidential search committee, michael f. My course was offered at the university of virginia in charlottesville. View the video above for an inside look at the work suarez describes, and stop by to see rare book school during its open house celebrating 25 years on grounds. Suarez, sj, the dynamic director of what some alumni of the. President obama nominates uvas michael suarez to national. Virginia festival of the book opens on march 21 uva arts. A rare experience at rare book school uh school of law. Rare book schools founder, terry belanger, brought the school to uva in 1992 and, among other sources of support, received a macarthur fellowship genius grant in 2005. Rare book collections albert and shirley small special.
Students from around the world travel to the university of virginia rare book school. Ruffs, cuffs, and farthingales costume shop of the uva drama department south gallery. Uva tibet center, academic research, programs, events. Post jobs, find pros, and collaborate commissionfree in our professional marketplace. Rare book school at the university of virginia is pleased to announce that michael suarez, will deliver the 90th annual a. Rare book school rbs is an independent nonprofit organization based at the university of virginia supporting the study of the history of books, manuscripts, and related objects.
Michael suarez executive director, rare book school. It has become a model for bibliographical education in the u. You know it is officially summer when rare book school rbs begins at the university of virginia. View michael suarezs profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Michael suarez is an english professor and the director of uvas rare book school. Michael suarez office of the executive vice president.
Michael suarez nominated to national council on the. At philanthropy day luncheon, uva scholar urges local. Suarez gave an inspiring introductory lecture, encourages us to look and see the books, and not to just take pictures in an attempt to possess them. Most of the courses are offered at its headquarters in charlottesville, virginia but others are held in new york city, washington dc, and baltimore.
Rosenbach lectures uncover the first mass media campaign. Boucher for an evening reception at the home of don twiss. Suarez specializes in 18thcentury english literature, bibliography and book history. Collections, donations of books and related materials. Revd michael suarez, sj nominated by president obama for key. In the inaugural issue of the journal of the printing historical society 1965, philip gaskell defined the bibliographical press as a workshop or laboratory which is carried on chiefly for the purpose of demonstrating and investigating the printing techniques. Suarez, director of the rare book school and university professor at the university of virginia, to. Universityassociated organizations university of virginia. Suarez had accepted appointments as university professor and professor of english at uva and as director of rbs. Rbs offers weeklong, intensive courses on manuscript, printed, and borndigital materials. Rare book school at the university of virginia the new.1170 1088 368 1189 795 417 132 601 810 303 234 722 1434 422 1100 224 505 1011 273 734 224 1454 986 218 1046 1081 743 793 294 330 710 434 938 1467 464 24 1225 108 1143