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Archives and Texts seminar Jan 2018
The Department of English Literature are pleased to announce that the Archives & Texts seminar series is starting back up again this term. This is an interdisciplinary research seminar series on book history co-organized by the Departments of English and Modern Languages at the University of Reading.
The seminars aim is to bring together colleagues and students interested in the broad field of book history: including theories, methodologies, new insights into literature and literary history, collections and different types of archives. It is for all those interested in the history of the book, reading, publishing, editing, print, typography, design, image and text, as well those who use archives or are involved in archives.
Three great sessions are lined up in Edith Morley, room G10, where all are welcome.
Thursday 18th January (wk 2), 5-6pm
Dr Cathy Clay (English, Nottingham Trent)
‘Rereading the Time and Tide Archive: The Feminist and Cultural Politics of a Modern Magazine’
Thursday 8th Feb (wk 5), 5-6pm
Dr Daisy Hay (English, Exeter)
‘Dinner with Joseph Johnson: On a Romantic bookseller and group biography’
Thursday 8th March (wk 9), 5-6pm
Dr Melanie Ramdarshan Bold (Centre for Publishing, UCL)
‘The Social Author: Identifying a new generation of influencers and innovators in contemporary authorship’
Vist the Archives and Texts blog for further details