Thursday, August 27, 2009

Cfp: "Technology, Textuality, and Transmission," Third Material Cultures Conference, University of Edinburgh, July 16-18, 2010.

Keynote Speakers:
  • 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
  • Censhorship 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 30 November 2009, to Material Cultures, Centre for the History of the Book, University of Edinburgh, 22a Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LW or by email to

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