Please join us at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester for a meeting to help shape future GLAM activity. We will also hold the GLAM BGM. Places are free and can be booked on our Eventbrite page 12:00 - 3.30 Members Meeting 11:45-12: Arrivals 12 – 12:05: Welcome, Rachel Foss 12:05-12:20: Introduction to the International Anthony… Continue reading GLAM Members Meeting & Biannual General Meeting 2019
GLAM Members’ Meeting, National Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall (Level 5) 29 October 2018, 11.45am - 4.15pm Please note revised start time. A full agenda is now available at glam_2018-10-29. Please book tickets at https://glam_members_meeting.eventbrite.co.uk Information on how to get to the Royal Festival Hall: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/visit/getting-here#17157
University of London on 18 October 2018, 6.00pm - 8.00pm The Court Room, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Speaker: Bernhard Fetz (Director, Literary Archives, Austrian National Library) Biennial Ingeborg Bachmann Centre Lecture Museums and exhibitions are experiencing a boom all over the world, probably in response to the apparent end… Continue reading Giving Life to Objects: The New Literature Museum in Vienna and the Question of ‘Austrian National Literature’
Celebrating 175 years of Macmillan publishing. An international programme has been revealed for ‘Faithful to our task’, an all-day academic conference on the global history of Macmillan publishing, part of this year’s celebrations for Macmillan’s 175th anniversary. The conference takes place at the Senate House, University of London on Monday, 22 October 2018. It has… Continue reading Bloomsbury Chapter conference ‘Faithful to our task’, 22nd October, London
Join us for the GLAM members meeting at the National Poetry Library (https://www.nationalpoetrylibrary.org.uk/) from 12-4pm on Monday 29th October 2018. The event will focus on poets and poetry archives, with papers from various GLAM member institutions. Agenda to follow. Please book tickets at https://glam_members_meeting.eventbrite.co.uk
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’
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
Please see here for details of our next GLAM meeting and BGM to be held at the V&A - details of how to find the venue are also in the agenda document. We look forward to seeing you there!
The next GLAM meeting will be taking place at the V&A Blythe House London on Monday 27th March (11:45-4:30). Details of the programme, the theme of which is literary collections in museums, are being finalised and will be shared shortly!
The John Rylands Research Institute invites proposals for its 2017 conference on modern literary archives. Reflecting the strengths of the Special Collections at the John Rylands Library, the conference will focus in particular on archives related to postwar poetry in English. ‘Archival Afterlives’ will provide a forum for academic researchers, postgraduate students, curators, archivists, as… Continue reading Second Call for Papers: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute Conference, June 2017