Monthly Archives: January 2014

Modernity

Conference Report: Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity (Tel Aviv, 18-20 December 2013)

Guest post by Stefanie Lethbridge (English Department, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) This fantastic two-day conference at Tel Aviv University just before Christmas 2013 provided the time and space for an inspiring international exchange on the role of sensationalist print and performance culture in the genealogy of modernity. Established scholars and graduate students from all over the world […]

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Print and Media Cultures Dissertation Reviews

Guest post by Amelia Bonea I would like to begin this post by thanking the team at the Book History and Print Culture Network for their enthusiasm and for the opportunity to bring to their readers’ attention a project which might interest scholars of the printed word and image. Initiated in 2012, Print and Media […]

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Call for Papers: Drawing Borders, Crossing Boundaries (Grenzen ziehen, Grenzen überschreiten) (9th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Comicforschung, Berlin, 25-28 September 2014)

ComFor (German Society for Comics Studies) will hold its 9th Annual Conference on the topic ‘Drawing Borders, Crossing Boundaries’ (Grenzen ziehen, Grenzen überschreiten) from 25th to 28th September 2014 in Berlin. From the CfP: Be they between West and East, Upper, Middle and Working Class, Man and Woman, High and Low Art, Reality and Fiction: […]

CONFERENCE: GEIST IM BUCH. HISTORISCHE FORMEN UND FUNKTIONEN DES BUCHS IN DEN GEISTESWISSENSCHAFTEN (The Book in the Humanities: Historical Forms and Functions)

The conference “Geist im Buch. Historische Formen und Funktionen des Buchs in den Geisteswissenschaften” (The Book in the Humanities: Historical Forms and Functions) will be held at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 3-5 April 2014. It is organised by Caspar Hirschi (University of St. Gallen) and Carlos Spoerhase (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin). The main goal of this […]

Event: Mainzer Kolloquium 2014: West German Book Market History (1949-1989)

The conference series “Mainzer Kolloquium” is an annual event held at Mainz Institute for Book Studies on the last Friday in January. This year’s “Mainzer Kolloquium” – the 19th consecutive conference in the series – will focus on West German book market history. The one-day, interdisciplinary conference on January 31 is the kick-off event for […]