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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 […]


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 […]

CfP: Consumerism and Prestige: The Materiality of Literature in the Postindustrial Age, FU Berlin, June 30 – July 1

Our associated scholar Bernhard Metz is co-organizing an international workshop on the materiality of the book and issues of consumerism to be held at Freie Universität Berlin. We’re glad to share the CfP for this event below. Please note that the submission deadline for abstracts is April 1.   CfP: Consumerism and Prestige: The Materiality […]