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CBCP Postgraduate Study Day Friday 1st July: Programme

The Centre for Book Cultures and Publishing (CBCP) is pleased to share the programme for next Friday’s first PhD Study Day.

This has been organised and convened by doctoral researchers working on areas relevant to the CBCP. It is a free event, with lunch provided: all are welcome to attend!

9:45 – 10:00 Meetup – Edith Morley 125

10:00 – 10:10 Introduction

Panel 1 10:10 – 11:25

Matthew Chambers (CBCP Visiting Research Fellow), ‘Locating the Modernist Bookshop in the Archive’;

Benjamin Bruce (DEL) ‘A tale of two tales: Ideology aesthetics and publishing at Chatto & Windus in 1922’;

Jenny Harper (DEL) ‘Censorship in the writing of the working classes: Ethel Carnie Holdsworth and John Clare’

11:25 – 11:40 Coffee break

Panel 2 11:40 – 12:30

Stephanie Alder (CBCP Early Careers Fellow) ‘New Boxes Come Across the Sea’: Exploring the Transnational Victorian Library;

Andrea De Falco (DLC) ‘New books for a new public: charting the paperback revolution in the Italian cultural industry (1945-1965)’

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch break

Panel 3 1:30 – 2:15

Lisa Barnard (Art) ‘A Body of Citational Writing’;

Antonio Gambacorta (DEL) ‘Samuel Beckett and the making of Still: con tre acqueforti’

2:15 – 2:25 Short break

Panel 4 2:25 – 3:15

Claudia R. Amenos (Typography) ‘Letterpress political posters of the Spanish Second Republic and the Spanish Civil War (1931–39)’;

Ring Yong (Typography) ‘Typographical variation in Chinese print: Missionaries, metal type and printing press in late imperial China (1813-1860)’;

Isabel Stoole (Typography) ‘Connotations of gender in 20th-century print production advertisements, with focus on images depicting the employment of women (1945–1985)’

We look forward to seeing you!


1st July 2022
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