Author Archives: cnorrickruehl
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 […]
New publication: “Wie im Bilderbuch. Zur Aktualität eines Medienphänomens”, ed. A. Russegger & T. Waldner
The proceedings of the 2014 annual conference of the Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (IBG; see our conference announcement and conference report) have been published by the Austrian StudienVerlag in their series “Angewandte Literaturwissenschaft”. The title of the publication is Wie im Bilderbuch. Zur Aktualität eines Medienphänomens. More information (in German) can be found here.
Conference: Books in Motion
In August, we announced Daniel Bellingradt‘s plans for the conference “Books in Motion in Early Modern Europe. Beyond Production, Circulation and Consumption”, which will take place in Gotha this May. An update of the conference announcement was published in February. We are pleased to announce that the full program has now been released. Scholars who […]
CfP: Textbook Research and Religion
This CfP was published on H/Soz/Kult last week and we are pleased to share it here as well: “The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Member of the Leibniz Association, has recently acquired a new area of research and knowledge transfer, centring on exploring a diverse range of public educational contexts in which religions […]
IBG study trip to “Town of Letters” Horn in Lower Austria
The Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (IBG) is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a study trip this summer. From June 27 to June 29, the scholarly society will travel to the “Town of Letters” Horn in Lower Austria. Members as well as guests are welcome to be a part of this interesting study trip; the motto of […]
Post-doc position at Lancaster University: “The Author and the World”
The Department of European Languages and Cultures (DELC) is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral Research Associate (part-time) to work on the AHRC-funded project, ‘The Author and the World: New Interdisciplinary Approaches to Authorship’ (appointment from 1 Sep 2014 – 31 Aug 2015). We are looking for a dynamic individual with excellent communication skills who is […]
Conference: Suhrkamp & European Literature (13-14 March 2014)
The Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach is hosting a bilingual conference on “Suhrkamp & European Literature” next week (13-14 March 2014) PROGRAMME (Download available here) Thursday, 13 March 2014 2 pm Anna Kinder, Marbach: Welcome Ben Hutchinson, Canterbury: Introduction 2.30 pm Ingo Cornils, Leeds: Hermann Hesse: a model European? 3.15 pm Alexander Gallus, Chemnitz: Tradition und Kultur […]
Call for Papers: The printing industry in a period of change. Technology, labor, and jobs in the second half of the 20th century (Berlin, 27-28 November 2014)
The radical changes which took place in the printing industry in the second half of the 20th century as well as their effects on the entire book and media industry will be the topic of a conference in November 2014 in Berlin. The interdisciplinary conference will go beyond the technological developments to discuss the role […]
Scholarship opportunity: PhD scholarship for research in children’s and YA literature, University of Klagenfurt
The Institute for German Studies at the University of Klagenfurt (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) is offering a scholarship for PhD research in children’s and young adult literature. The scholarship is funded by the Waldemar-Bonsels-Foundation (based in Munich). The deadline for applications is April 25, 2014. More details can be found here.
CONFERENCE UPDATE: BOOKS IN MOTION IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE. BEYOND PRODUCTION, CIRCULATION AND CONSUMPTION (Gotha/Germany, 28-31 May, 2014)
In August, we announced Daniel Bellingradt‘s plans for the conference “Books in Motion in Early Modern Europe. Beyond Production, Circulation and Consumption”, which will take place in Gotha this May. An update of the conference announcement has now been released with more information on speakers etc. This new document can be downloaded here.