Pratt SILS Study Abroad: London, Florence

Pratt Institute, School of Information & Library Science

(originally posted on ArLis-L by Tula Giannini, PhD, MLS, MM
Dean, Pratt-SILS)

London Program, 2008

We are delighted to announce Pratt-SILS London Program, 2008 – the 2nd summer school program and Bloomsbury Conference in partnership with University College London, School of Library, Archive and Information Studies (UCL SLAIS), on E-Publishing and Publications. We are now accepting applications and we invite you learn about this special program which at UCL located in the Bloomsbury district of London, recognized as a world capital of the publishing industry. To learn more please visit the program Web site at http://pratt.edu/%7Einfosils/london.html Explore last year’s exciting program. This year as last the program include trips to Cambridge and Oxford publishing firms, the Bodleian and British Libraries and the National Archives at Kew.

Summer School on E-Publishing http://www.ucl.ac.uk/slais/epublishing-summerschool/

First Bloomsbury Conference of E-Publishing and Publications http://www.ucl.ac.uk/slais/e-publishing/

5th Summer Institute in Florence

Pratt Institute, School of Information & Library Science is pleased to announce its 5th Summer Institute in Florence, “Florentine Art & Culture, Research and Documentation,” a 3-credit, 3-week course, May 26-June 13, 2008. We are now accepting applications. This year’s Florence program promises to be more exciting than ever owing to a number of new aspects that enrich and broaden the student experience. The course will be taught by Professor Anthony Caradonna, distinguished faculty of Pratt’s School of Architecture and of its long-established Rome program, working with Prof. Giannini, Dean of Pratt-SILS. Now, as an interdisciplinary course, we are collaborating with Pratt’s School of Architecture brought together by the broad program theme, “I-ARTE” (Information, Art, Research, Technology and Education). Students have the option of a 3-day trip to Rome guided by Prof. Caradonna and a 2-day trip to Bologna, historic city of learning, art and libraries and universities. We invite applications from graduate students in LIS, art and architecture, history of art, library and museum professionals and art educators. Please visit the Florence Web site for detailed information and an application form. http://pratt.edu/~lis-dean/florence.html

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