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This course will take place at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles from July 14 to August 1, 2014. Class will be held Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Participants can expect occasional site visits for study outside of class time and minor adjustment in hours.

The institute will enroll 15 participants by competitive application. First consideration will be given to advanced graduate students and junior faculty at U.S. colleges and universities, but applications are also 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.

Prerequisite: This graduate-level course is taught entirely in Italian; advanced language skills are required.

Participants will receive a stipend of $900; nonlocal participants may receive reimbursement of up to an additional $2,400 for travel and housing. There are no fees associated with the institute.

Application Availability and Deadline
Application materials are accepted through an online application process only. The deadline for this program is 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on March 3, 2014.

Applicants will be notified of their application status the first week of April 2014.

Please address inquiries to:

Attn: Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography
E-mail: Kristen Decker