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Comets and the Materiality of Knowledge in the Early Modern Era: Talk at Staatsbibliothek Berlin (April 27, 2017)

On April 27, the Berlin State Library and the research group “Arbeitskreis Materialität der Literatur” are hosting a lecture by Doris Gruber on “Kometen zwischen Wunderzeichen, Astrologie und Physik: Zur Materialität von Wissenswandel in der Frühen Neuzeit”. The talk addresses the multiple ways in which the scientific study of comets created unique communication networks and influenced the […]

New Issue of the review journal RIDE

The Cologne-based Institute for Documentology and Scholarly Editing has just published issue 5 of RIDE, a review journal for digital editions and resources.   Here’s an overview of the essays and contributors of this issue: • Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts, by Michelle Levy • Literary drafts, genetic criticism and computational technology. The Beckett Digital Manuscript Project, […]

CfP: “Visual Design: The Periodical Page as a Designed Surface”, 23-25 November 2017, Marburg

We’re happy to share this call for papers, sent to us by the DFG research unit “Journalliteratur” from Marburg. Please note the deadline for paper proposals: 15 January, 2017 (see below). CALL FOR PAPERS Visual design: the periodical page as a designed surface International Conference of the DFG research unit “Journalliteratur“ (FOR 2288) 23-25 November 2017 Philipps-Universität […]

Job Opening at Berlin State Library

The Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin has a position to fill in a current digitization project that is of interest to humanities scholars with a special focus on digital methods and tools. The successful candidate for the job will be responsible for developing a framework and a plan for digitizing dynamic and interactive book objects, primarily from […]

#Reading: International Conference at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (29 Sep. – 1 Oct. 2016)

We’re very pleased to share with you the final program of the conference “#Reading: Transforming Traditional Forms of Reception in the Digital Age” (“#Lesen – Transformationen traditioneller Rezeptionskonzepte im digitalen Zeitalter”). The conference is organized by the DFG-funded Research Training Group 1787 “Literature and Dissemination of Literature in the Digital Age” and takes place from September 29 […]

PART 3 OF THE LECTURE SERIES “THE MATERIALITY OF TEXT” AT BERLIN STATE LIBRARY

The organizers of the lecture series “Die Materialität von Schriftlichkeit – Bibliothek und Forschung im Dialog” have just announced the schedule for the upcoming academic year 2016/17. Initiated in 2014 by the Berlin State Library and the research group “Arbeitskreis Materialität der Literatur”, the lecture series has become a popular forum for showcasing ongoing work that links the […]

New publication: RIDE, Issue 4

The Cologne-based Institute for Documentology and Scholarly Editing just published issue 4 of RIDE, a review journal for digital editions and resources. As in the previous three issues, this issue consits of 5 reviews (3 in English, 2 in German) that critically assess publicly available scholarly digital editions. The editors of this issue are Franz Fischer, Ulrike Henny and […]