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Textual Scholarship Seminar - Authorship Studies at Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Rm 243

December 13, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Dr Barbara Ravelhofer (Durham): 'James Shirley’s Style'. Authorship studies draw upon a hugely diverse array of methods to define a writer’s particular style or ‘footprint’. The paper dwells on  James Shirley, an early seventeenth-century poet and playwright, to discuss various approaches (including unorthodox ones).See More
Dec 10, 2012
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Textual Scholarship Seminar at Institute of English Studies, Room 104 (Senate House, 1st Floor)

March 19, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Jeffrey C. Robinson (University of Glasgow/University of Colorado) will give a paper on 'Discerning Wordsworth’s Late Poetics in the Manuscripts'.See More
Mar 6, 2012
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Textual Scholarship Seminar at Institute of English Studies, Room 104 (Senate House, 1st Floor)

December 6, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Patricio Ferrari (University of Lisbon): 'Fernando Pessoa's Private Library and Archive: Challenges in Posthumous Textual Criticism' http://www.sas.ac.uk/events/visitor_events.php?page=ies_seminars&func=results&aoi_id=302See More
Dec 6, 2011
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Textual Scholarship Seminar at Institute of English Studies, Room 104 (Senate House, 1st Floor)

December 6, 2011 from 6:30pm to 7pm
Patricio Ferrari (University of Lisbon): 'Fernando Pessoa's Private Library and Archive: Challenges in Posthumous Textual Criticism' http://www.sas.ac.uk/events/visitor_events.php?page=ies_seminars&func=results&aoi_id=302See More
Nov 24, 2011
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The Future Perfect of the Book

Not a day passes without the future of the book being mentioned in the news.  It is not always headline news.  Mostly it isn’t — unless it is the launch of a new e-Reader, such as the news that came out last month that Kobo was partnering with W.H. Smith.  Besides such items, there is a noticeable, steady stream of announcements, discussions, articles in the media – and particularly the social media – about the book, where it’s headed, how it’s evolving and whether it will survive. A pick from…See More
Nov 24, 2011
Wim Van Mierlo posted an event

Textual Scholarship Seminar at Senate House, Room 265

November 10, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Michael Hunter (BBK) "Reflections on Textual Editing"
Oct 26, 2011
Wim Van Mierlo posted a blog post

The Future Perfect of the Book - one-day colloquium (and call for papers)

The Institute of English Studies is hosting a one-day colloquum on behalf of the Book History Research Network on 25 November on "The Future Perfect of the Book".At a moment when the rise of e-Readers foretells the end of the printed book, the founder of the Internet Archive Brewster Kahle launches an initiative for the preservation of the book.  He is…See More
Aug 8, 2011
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The Humanities and the Big Society

The Guardian/Observer ran a story this weekend about the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) being held "over a barrel" about its funding.  The AHRC was told by the governement in no uncertain terms that if it wanted to retain current funding levels (£100 million per annum), it was to spent a significant portion of that money on…See More
Mar 31, 2011
Wim Van Mierlo posted a blog post

The Humanities and the Big Society

The Guardian/Observer ran a story this weekend about the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) being held "over a barrel" about its funding.  The AHRC was told by the governement in no uncertain terms that if it wanted to retain current funding levels (£100 million per annum), it was to spent a significant portion of that money on…See More
Mar 28, 2011
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Feb 18, 2011
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Conference - Inter National and Inter Disciplinary Aspects of Scholarly Editing

The Eighth Annual Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship will be held in association with the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für germanistische Edition, Arbeitsgemeinschaft philosophischer Editionen and Fachgruppe Freie Forschungsinstitute der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung in Bern, Switzerland, from 15 - 18 February 2012.The topic of the…See More
Feb 18, 2011
Wim Van Mierlo posted a blog post

Why a T.S. Eliot International Summer School?

                                         Why a T S Eliot International Summer School? From 9-16 July, the Institute of English Studies will host the 3rd Annual T.S. Eliot International Summer School in Senate House in the heart of Bloomsbury.  The venue is adjacent to 24 Russell Square, the former offices of Faber & Faber, where Eliot conducted his life as poet, editor, and publisher for forty years. The Summer School will begin with an official opening by Simon Armitage, who will deliver…See More
Feb 10, 2011
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T. Sturge Moore: Man of Letters

Senate House Library has the largest collection of materials relating to the life and work of poet, playwright, critic, designer and engraver T. Sturge Moore (1870-1944).  In accordance with Sturge Moore’s own wishes, his papers arrived in the Library in several tranches, the earliest being deposited in the mid-1960s.  The collection (MS 978) is now fully catalogued and available for research, together with a collection of books from Sturge Moore’s personal library acquired by the Institute of…See More
Feb 7, 2011
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PALAEOGRAPHY AND POST-PALAEOGRAPHY: Manuscripts from the First to the Twenty-First Century at Senate House, University of London

December 3, 2010 all day
Organized by the Centre for Manuscript and Print Studies (Institute of English Studies) and the Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections (AMARC)This one-day conference organized by Michelle Brown and Wim Van Mierlo, with support from AMARC, will look at aspects of manuscript culture before and after the advent of print. The aim is to discuss practices, problems, theories and methods of analysis irrespective of place or period to see where methodologies overlap or…See More
Nov 9, 2010

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Textual Scholarship and English Literature

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The Future Perfect of the Book

Not a day passes without the future of the book being mentioned in the news.  It is not always headline news.  Mostly it isn’t — unless it is the launch of a new e-Reader, such as the news that came out last month that Kobo was partnering with W.H. Smith.  Besides such items, there is a noticeable, steady stream of announcements, discussions, articles in the media – and particularly the social media – about the book, where it’s headed, how it’s evolving and whether it will survive. 

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Posted on November 24, 2011 at 14:36

The Future Perfect of the Book - one-day colloquium (and call for papers)

The Institute of English Studies is hosting a one-day colloquum on behalf of the Book History Research Network on 25 November on "The Future Perfect of the Book".

At a moment when the rise of e-Readers foretells the end of the printed book, the founder of the Internet Archive Brewster Kahle launches an initiative for the preservation of…

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Posted on August 8, 2011 at 15:47

The Humanities and the Big Society

The Guardian/Observer ran a story this weekend about the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) being held "over a barrel" about its funding.  The AHRC was told by the governement in no uncertain terms that if it wanted to retain current funding levels (£100 million per annum), it was to spent a significant portion of that money on… Continue

Posted on March 28, 2011 at 11:19 — 4 Comments

Conference - Inter National and Inter Disciplinary Aspects of Scholarly Editing

The Eighth Annual Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship will be held in association with the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für germanistische Edition, Arbeitsgemeinschaft philosophischer Editionen and Fachgruppe Freie Forschungsinstitute der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung in Bern, Switzerland, from 15 - 18 February 2012.

The topic of the…

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Posted on February 18, 2011 at 9:30

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