Tag Archives: Alexander Starre

5 Years – and Counting

It’s hard to believe – but our inaugural network conference took place a full five years ago in Freiburg! Since then, this blog has been in existence, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who has contributed over the years. We are still convinced that it’s a good place to make […]

Conf: Novel – Seeming – Goods. Future(s) of the Anglophone Novel, Mainz, 23-24 Sept 2016

The interdisciplinary conference Novel—Seeming—Goods explores the futures of the Anglophone novel at the intersections of content, form, production, and distribution.

Conference: Medium, Object, Metaphor: The Printed Book in Contemporary American Culture. Konstanz, 5-7 November 2015

Our new associated scholar Heike Schäfer has alerted us to the following conference which she is convening in Konstanz in November: The conference brings together European and North American scholars from the fields of literary studies, cultural studies, book studies, and media studies to discuss the changing cultural functions that the printed book performs in […]

News from the Blog Administrators

During these quiet summer weeks, we thought we’d draw your attention to two recent publications by Corinna Norrick-Rühl and Alexander Starre, two of the blog’s administrators. Alexander’s book Metamedia: American Book Fictions and Literary Print Culture after Digitization has just appeared with the University of Iowa Press. The book inaugurates the new series “Impressions: Studies […]