GLAM Meeting, Cambridge, 22nd March

Archives in Translation Join us for a GLAM members meeting focusing on translator’s archives, and literary archives in languages other than English. The meeting will include presentations from members at the University of Manchester, the Southbank Poetry Centre and Cambridge University Library, amongst others. The meeting will be held in Cambridge University Library.  See http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/contact-us Agenda to… Continue reading GLAM Meeting, Cambridge, 22nd March

Job Opportunity: Morgan Library & Museum for Curator of Literary Manuscripts

Robert H. Taylor Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts (Full-time) The Morgan Library & Museum seeks a senior curator to lead its Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts. The Robert H. Taylor Curator and Department Head manages, interprets, and advances the Morgan’s notable collection of primarily handwritten documents spanning more than 500 years and including major… Continue reading Job Opportunity: Morgan Library & Museum for Curator of Literary Manuscripts

Call for Papers: ‘Things come together?: Literary archives from, in and for Africa’

SCOLMA Annual Conference Things come together?: Literary archives from, in and for Africa Monday 10 September 2018 University of Birmingham  CALL FOR PAPERS This conference will explore African literary archives, their creation, preservation, digitisation and use in research and teaching. African literature is multi-faceted and multi-lingual. Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart (1958) not only signalled… Continue reading Call for Papers: ‘Things come together?: Literary archives from, in and for Africa’

On display: ‘Poems by Siegfried Sassoon’

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The friendship formed by the poet Siegfried Sassoon with the literary hostess Lady Ottoline Morrell was among the most formative of his life. Begun by correspondence early in 1916 while he was serving on the Western Front, the relationship introduced Sassoon to the circle of pacifist intellectuals centred on the Morrells’ home at Garsington in Oxfordshire.… Continue reading On display: ‘Poems by Siegfried Sassoon’

‘After the Digital Revolution’ workshop call for papers

Are you interested in born-digital records in literary and publishers' archives? If so, send Dr Lise Jaillant a proposal for the first workshop of "After the Digital Revolution," funded by a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award. The workshop will be at the John Rylands Library, Manchester (14-15 Sept. 2017). Workshop Highlights: • Internationally-recognised experts, including… Continue reading ‘After the Digital Revolution’ workshop call for papers