CFP: Material Cultures conference in Edinburgh, July 2010

The Centre for the History of the Book at the University of Edinburgh has posted the following call for paper proposals:

A three-day conference
at The UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
July 16-18, 2010

ROGER CHARTIER
JEROME McGANN
PETER STALLYBRASS

Following the Material Cultures conferences which took place at The University of Edinburgh in 2000 and 2005, the third in the series is scheduled to take place in July 2010. The key theme of the conference is ‘Technology, Textuality, and Transmission’, though proposals relating to all aspects of Bibliography and the History of the Book are
welcome.

  • MATERIALITY AND TEXTUALITY
  • ELECTRONIC TEXT
  • THE CULTURES OF PRINT
  • CENSORSHIP AND REGULATION
  • COLLECTIONS AND THEIR PRESERVATION
  • READERS AND READING PRACTICES
  • TECHNOLOGY AND TRANSMISSION
  • THE INFORMATION REVOLUTION
  • GEOGRAPHIES OF THE BOOK

Proposals of 200-300 words are invited on these or any other topic related to the history of the book, to be sent no later than NOVEMBER 30, 2009, to Material Cultures, Centre for the History of the Book, University of Edinburgh, 22a Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LW, or by email to materialcultures@ed.ac.uk

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