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Archives and Text Seminar February 2018
8 February, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Department of English Literature are pleased to announce the Archives & Texts seminar for February. 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.
Thursday 8th Feb (wk 5), 5-6pm
Dr Daisy Hay (English, Exeter)
‘Dinner with Joseph Johnson: On a Romantic bookseller and group biography’
Further seminar in March:
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