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Call for Papers: The Society for Textual Scholarship

Posted in scholarship by Rae on 22 June 2006
The Society for Textual Scholarship
President: George Bornstein, University of Michigan
Executive Director: Robin Schulze, Penn State University
Fourteenth Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference
March 14-17, 2007, New York University
Program Co-Chairs: Nicholas Frankel, Virginia Commonwealth University;
Marta Werner, D'Youville College

Deadline for Proposals: October 31, 2006
All participants in the STS 2007 conference must be members of STS. For
information about membership, please contact Executive Director Robin
Schulze at rgs3@psu.edu or visit the Indiana University Press Journals
website and follow the links to the Society for Textual Scholarship
membership page. For conference updates and information, see the STS
The Program Chairs invite the submission of full panels or individual
papers devoted to interdisciplinary discussion of current research into
particular aspects of contemporary textual work: 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 science, lexicography, epigraphy, paleography, codicology,
cinema studies, media studies, theater, linguistics, and textual and
literary theory. The Program Chairs are particularly interested in
papers and panels, as well as workshops and roundtables, on the
following topics, aimed at a broad, interdisciplinary audience:

Textual environments
Textual cultures
Textual ruins
Textual arts, including the book arts
Digital texts and editing projects

Papers should be no more than 20 minutes in length. Panels should
consist of three papers or presentations. Individual proposals should
include a brief abstract (one or two pages) of the proposed paper as
well as the name, e-mail address, and institutional affiliation of the
participant. Panel proposals, including proposals for roundtables and
workshops, should include a session title, the name of a designated
contact person for the session, the names, e-mail addresses, and
institutional addresses and affiliations of each person involved in the
session, and a one- or two-page abstract of each paper to be presented
during the session. Abstracts should indicate what (if any)
technological support will be requested.

Inquiries and proposals should be submitted electronically to:

Associate Professor Nicholas Frankel, email address: nrfranke@vcu.edu
Department of English
PO BOX 842002
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond VA 23220 USA
FAX: (804) 828-6048


Assistant Professor Marta Werner, email address: wernerm@dyc.edu
Department of Liberal Arts=20
D'Youville College
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201=20
FAX: (716) 829-7760

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