The Summer School in Medieval Paleography: Manuscript Culture in Boccaccio’s Times

The American Boccaccio Association Summer School in Paleography is a series of intensive courses taught directly in the major historical libraries of Florence and Rome. The seminar includes methodological and practical components taught by experts in the field from a variety of Italian universities and institutions. The teaching program includes morning classes and afternoon supervised study sessions in the libraries. Applicants should be affiliated with a North American university and have a basic reading knowledge of the Italian language.

Qualified applicants should send their CV and a statement that explains their interest in participating in the seminar (maximum 250 words) by 5 March 2020 to Valerio Cappozzo ( and Susanna Barsella (

The seminar is open to scholars and graduate students alike. For more information, visit