Monthly Archives: October 2019

Workshop: “The Economics of Fixed Book Price Systems” (14-15 Nov 2019, Giessen, Germany)

The goal of the workshop, sponsored by the Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels and convened by Prof. Dr. Georg Götz (Gießen), is an economic assessment of the book market. The topics to be discussed include book quality and variety, the industry structure in general and the substitutability between the online and offline sales channel from the […]

New Publication: “The Printed Book in Contemporary American Culture: Medium, Object, Metaphor”, edited by Alexander Starre and Heike Schaefer (Palgrave Macmillan)

We’re happy to announce a new book, edited by Alexander Starre (blog administrator) and Heike Schaefer, one of our associated scholars. The Printed Book in Contemporary American Culture: Medium, Object, Metaphor is now out with Palgrave Macmillan as part of their New Directions in Book History series. Book abstract: This essay collection explores the cultural […]

CfP: Literature in the Nobel Era Theoretical, archival, and critical approaches to the Nobel Prize in Literature (Marbach, 26-29 Aug 2020)

Cross-posting from DLA Marbach (Link) A cooperation of: Bielefeld University, Germany / German Literature Archive, Marbach, Germany / Linköping University, Sweden / The Swedish Academy, Stockholm, Sweden General Remarks The Nobel Prize in Literature is the most widely known and most prestigious literature prize worldwide. Since its first distribution in 1901, the prize has established […]