SAMLA 2013: Making Meaning in Print Culture (SHARP affiliate session)

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Papers are invited for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2013 SAMLA Convention. Potential topics include print culture, history of the book, authorship, publishing history, publishers' archives, circulation, and reception. Papers addressing this year's theme, "Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds," are especially welcome. The 85th annual SAMLA Convention will be held 8-10 November 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center. For more information about the convention, please visit SAMLA's website (

By June 1, 2013, email a 350-word abstract and short biography (including complete contact information) to SHARP liaison Melissa Makala, University of South Carolina, at

Proposers need not be members of SHARP to submit, but panelists must be members of both SAMLA and SHARP in order to present.