GLAM meeting, London, 29th October UPDATES

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

Giving Life to Objects: The New Literature Museum in Vienna and the Question of ‘Austrian National Literature’

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’

Bloomsbury Chapter conference ‘Faithful to our task’, 22nd October, London

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

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’

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

Second Call for Papers: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute Conference, June 2017

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute Conference, June 2017

  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,… Continue reading CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute Conference, June 2017