Monthly Archives: October 2016

Call for panel submissions: Books and home, SIEF congress, 26-30 March 2017, Göttingen

Re-posted from SHARP-L: Abstracts are invited to the panel “Books create a home. Exploring books and reading practices as domestic symbols and rituals” at the 13th international SIEF congress in Göttingen, 26-30 March 2017 (SIEF is the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore). Abstracts should be submitted by 7 November 2016 via this link. The […]

Event series: 11th TIGRE Seminar, Paris

Evanghelia Stead’s inter-universitary seminar TIGRE, which takes place at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and deals with reading books and prints as cultural objects, is being held for the 11th time. Stead was Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies in 2014-2015; a brief conference report about her conference “Reading Books and Prints […]

Conf: Authorship and Library. Collection strategies and writing processes, 8-10 November 2016, Weimar

The Forschungsverbund Marbach Weimar Wolfenbüttel is hosting a 2.5-day conference on authorship and libraries (“Autorschaft und Bibliothek. Sammlungsstrategien und Schreibverfahren”) in the Goethe-Nationalmuseum Weimar unter the direction of Stefan Höppner and Caroline Jessen.  Evening events are planned (open to the public)with Bernd Rauschenbach reading Arno Schmidt’s works (November 8, 7:30 pm) and with Marcel Beyer […]