Tag Archives: book studies

Job opportunity (via SHARP News): W2 Professorship in Media Change with a focus on Book Culture and Digital Publications, University of Leipzig

Please note that the W2 professorship in Media Change with a focus on Book Culture and Digital Publications is still open and the faculty has extended the deadline for applications. The full text of the advertisement can be found here (via SHARP News).

Book Review: “Literaturpreise. Geschichte, Theorie und Praxis” (eds. D. Borghardt, S. Maaß, A. Pontzen), Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2020.

reviewed by network member Corinna Norrick-Rühl, Münster Literaturpreise. Geschichte, Theorie und Praxis. Eds. Dennis Borghardt, Sarah Maaß, Alexandra Pontzen. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2020. 304 pages. ISBN: 978-3-8260-7068-6. EUR 42.-. Link to book on publisher website. A large-scale research project at the University of Duisburg-Essen, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2017, has […]

Job opportunity: Research associate (65% TV-L EG 13), WWU Muenster, SFB 1385 Law and Literature

Through its involvement in the DFG-funded SFB 1385 Law and Literature, the Chair of Book Studies at WWU Muenster is seeking applicants for a research associate position. The position is located within the project “Literature and the Market” (A02), co-led by Prof. Corinna Norrick-Rühl (Book Studies), Dr. Caroline Koegler (British Studies), Prof. Petra Pohlmann (Law), […]

Book review: The Edinburgh History of Reading. 4 vols. Eds. Mary Hammond and Jonathan Rose. Edinburgh UP, 2020.

Guest post by our network member Ute Schneider, JGU Mainz The Edinburgh History of Reading. Vols. 1-4: Early Readers, ed. by Mary Hammond. Modern Readers, ed. by Mary Hammond. Common Readers, ed. by Jonathan Rose. Subversive Readers, ed. by Jonathan Rose. Edinburgh University Press 2020. ISBN 978-1-47446191-7, £ 350. Link to publication on Edinburgh UP […]

Job opening: Assistant professor (W1) for Book Studies, JGU Mainz

The Gutenberg Institute for World Literature and Written Media with its research area Book Studies is seeking to appoint an assistant professor (W1) for Book Studies as soon as possible. More information on Book Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz can be found on the research area’s website, and the job advertisement can be found […]

New publication: Rosenberg, Simon: Book Value Categories and the Acceptance of Technological Changes in English Book Production. Bern: Peter Lang, 2020. (Open access.)

Our network member, Simon Rosenberg, has just published his dissertation. Congratulations, Simon! The monograph Book Value Categories and the Acceptance of Technological Changes in English Book Production has just appeared in the book series “Münsteraner Monographien zur englischen Literatur / Münster Monographs on English Literature” (link to book series) with Peter Lang. The digital age […]

CfP: Bookshelves in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic, November 3-4 2020 (online conference)

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on all aspects of lives, but nowhere has this been more visible than in the conflation of public and private workspace. As we work from home and attend endless online meetings, our bookshelves are suddenly on public display. This conference will ask speakers to critically examine this particular cultural phenomenon, […]

Job opportunity: Associate Professor (W2 salary scale) for “Book Studies,” WWU Münster

The English Department of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany is looking for a full (W2) professor (tenured) in Anglophone Book Studies. The deadline for applications is 14 September 2018. For more information, please find the (German) job posting in the following link.

Job opening: W2 professorship “Buchwissenschaft” (engl. “Book Studies”), JGU Mainz

The Gutenberg Institute for World Literature and Written Media / Book Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz is looking to hire a full, tenured (W2) Professor. More information can be downloaded here. The deadline for applications is August 23, 2018.

Lectures on “Magical Manuscripts” and “Arabic-Latin Gospels”, Erlangen, 6 December 2016

This invitation has been sent to us by our associated scholar Daniel Bellingradt (Erlangen): The Institute for the Study of the Book at Erlangen University invites you to the following lectures on December 6 at 4.15pm: Daniel Bellingradt: “Magical Manuscripts as forbidden, lucrative and rare trade goods in the early modern book trade: The German situation around 1700” […]