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Call for papers--History of the book

From: Jonathan Rose <jerose>
Date: Wednesday, October 6, 1999
Call for Papers:
History of the Book: The Next Generation

The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies at Drew University will
host the conference "History of the Book: The Next Generation" on
Saturday, 16 September 2000.  This conference is open to scholars
from all disciplines, but it aims particularly to showcase
innovative work by graduate students and newer scholars.

Abstracts (300 words maximum) should be sent by 1 February 2000 to:

    Jonathan Rose
    Department of History
    Drew University
    Madison, NJ 07940, USA
    <jerose [at] drew__edu>

Topics may include (but are not limited to) literacy, the common
reader, popular reading, the impact of particular books on culture,
textbooks and cultural controversy, libraries, illustrated books,
banned books, scroll to codex, the impact of printing technologies,
electronic publishing, mass publishing, book design and production,
propaganda, newspapers, hoaxes in print, and religious publishing.
Potential presenters will be advised if their papers have been
selected by 1 March 2000.

This conference is cosponsored by the graduate programs in Book
History, Modern History and Literature, and English Literature at
Drew University, which is one hour west of New York City.  For more
information about any of Drew's graduate programs, please contact
<gradm [at] drew__edu>.

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