Physical and Virtual Emblematica | Newberry

Physical and Virtual Emblematica

Sic orbis iter

Sic orbis iter, VAULT Wing MS 279

Mara Wade, University of Illinois

Prof. Mara Wade, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
Saturday, September 29, 2018

9:30-1 pm

Led by Mara Wade, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Renaissance Graduate Programs

Following the Emblems and Empire symposium on September 27-28, this half-day workshop will provide students with the opportunity to examine emblem books from the Newberry’s collection in relation to their own research. The workshop will also explore the relationships between emblems and digital humanities through interaction with the Emblematica Online database and consider how emblems may be incorporated into other digital projects.


9:15-9:30 am: Arrival at Newberry

9:30-10 am: Introductions

10-10:30 am: Discussion: What Is An Emblem?

10:30-11 am: Coffee Break

11 am-12 pm: Introduction to Newberry Collections and Emblematica Online

12-1 pm: Student Research

1-1:30 pm: Final Discussion

Cost and Registration Information 

The application process for this workshop is now closed.