[Humanist] 26.328 cfp: Society for Textual Scholarship conference

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 328.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 11:24:07 -0500
        From: Steve Jones <s3jones1 at gmail.com>
        Subject: CFP: STS March 6-8, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS (please circulate):
The Society for Textual Scholarship
Seventeenth Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference

March 6-8, 2013
Loyola University Chicago

“The Objects of Textual Scholarship”

Program Chairs: Steven Jones, Peter Shillingsburg, Loyola University Chicago

Deadline for Proposals: November 1, 2012


Vilnius University; PAUL GEHL, The Newberry Library, Chicago; ISAAC
GERWITZ, The Berg Collection, New York Public Library


The conference will be held at Loyola University’s Water Tower Campus, just
north of the Loop, off the Magnificent Mile and near the Newberry Library,
Museum of Contemporary Art, etc.

This year’s topic is “The Objects of Textual Scholarship,” and the program
chairs invite submissions on any aspect of interdisciplinary textual
scholarship, but with a possible focus on the role of primary objects,
artifacts. and archival materials as the basis of and challenge to textual
scholarship in all its forms, including the digital representation by
textual criticism of primary materials and physical artifacts.

Submissions (papers, panels, seminars, workshops) may focus on any aspect
of textual scholarship across the disciplines, including the discovery,
enumeration, description, bibliographical analysis, editing, annotation,
and mark-up of texts in disciplines such as literature, history,
musicology, classical and biblical studies, philosophy, art history, legal
history, history of science and technology, computer science, library and
information science, archives, lexicography, epigraphy, paleography,
codicology, cinema studies, new media studies, game studies, theater,
performance studies, linguistics, and textual and literary theory.

Submissions may take the following forms:

Proposals should include a title, abstract (one to two pages) of the
proposed paper, panel, seminar, or workshop, as well as the name, e-mail
address, and institutional affiliation for all participants. Format should
be clearly indicated. Seminar and workshop proposals in particular should
take care to articulate the imagined audience and any expectations of prior
knowledge or preparation.

***All abstracts should indicate what if any technological support will be

Inquiries and proposals should be submitted electronically–as plain text–to:

Professor Steven Jones:   s3jones1-at- gmail -dot- com

See http://stevenejones.org for further contact information.

A small number of stipends will be available to offset the travel costs for
graduate students traveling to Chicago from outside North America. Please
note your interest in being considered for this award as part of your

All participants in the STS 2013 conference must be members of STS. For
information about membership, please visit the society for Textual
Scholarship website http://textualsociety.org/membership-information/. For
conference updates and information, including a list of keynote speakers,
see the STS website at http://textualsociety.org.

Steven Jones

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