full name / name of organization:
Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism, and Book History
400-word proposals due by April 1st.
Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism, and Book History will offer a=20=
variety of approaches to incorporating discussions of book history or=20
print culture into graduate and undergraduate classrooms. TBH will=20
consider the book as a literary, historical, cultural, and aesthetic=20
TBH will offer discussions on book history pedagogy by a variety of=20
scholars who teach bibliography, textual criticism, or book history in=20=
a range of courses, departments, and settings.
The volume will address the following questions:
=95What strategies (and materials) do teachers use to bring book history=20=
or textual criticism into the classroom?
=95How do teachers define book history in their classrooms?
=95How do teachers incorporate issues of authorship, reading, and=20
publishing into the curriculum?
=95What values does teaching book history bring to the classroom?
=95What purposes do teachers hope to fulfill by raising such issues in=20=
=95Does teaching book history require teachers to reconceptualize=20
existing courses or can it be added into existing classes effectively?
=95What issues and questions do such courses raise for bibliography in=20=
particular and for the curriculum in general?
=95What purpose does teaching book history in the undergraduate=20
=95What purpose does teaching book history in the graduate curriculum=20
Subjects of essays may include, but are not limited to, the following:
=95Book history and print culture
=95Bibliographic theory, textual criticism, and editing
=95The role of critical theory in the methods course
=95The role of technology in the research process
=95The limitations and advantages of technological tools
=95Teaching descriptive bibliography
=95Teaching analytical bibliography
=95Outlines or surveys of course organization with rationales
=95Establishing cooperative relationships with libraries, booksellers,=20=
publishers, and printers
Proposals of 400 words due by April 1st by email or post.
Completed essays will run between 2000-3000 words.
Ann R. Hawkins
Bibliography and Research Methods
Department of English
Texas Tech University
Lubbock TX 79409
806 742 2500 x296
From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
Full Information at
or write Erika Lin: elin_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Thu Feb 19 2004 - 01:54:59 EST