UPDATE: [Bibliography] New submisison deadline: STS Conference, March 13-15, 2008, Boston University

full name / name of organization: 
Archie Burnett
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Fifteenth Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference

March 13-15, 2008, Editorial Institute, Boston University

Program Chair, Professor Archie Burnett, Editorial Institute, Boston
University, Boston, MA 02215


 Conference title: "Editing Across the Disciplines"

EXTENDED Deadline for Proposals: JANUARY 3, 2008
The Program Chair invites submissions of full panel or individual papers
devoted to the discussion of the theory and/or practice of editing. Papers
are invited from any academic subject area, though papers in areas such as
literature, musicology, classical studies, and book history, are
particularly encouraged. Papers from graduate students are also welcome.

Papers should be no more than 20 minutes in length. Panels should consist
of three papers or presentations.

Individual proposals should include a brief abstract (one or two pages) of
the proposed paper as well as the name, e-mail address, and institutional
affiliation of the participant. Panel proposals, including proposals for
roundtables and workshops, should include a session title, the name of a
designated contact person for the session, the names, e-mail addresses, and
institutional addresses and affiliations of each person involved in the
session, and a one- or two-page abstract of each paper to be presented
during the session. Abstracts should indicate what (if any) technological
support will be requested.

NEW Graduate Prizes:

On behalf of the Editorial Institute, a private benefactor has generously
offered two prizes, of $225 and $150, for the best papers by graduates at
the STS Conference in Spring 2008. To qualify, the completed papers must be
submitted no later than February 29, and the prizewinners must attend the
conference and present their papers. There will be an independent panel of

The prizegiving will take place at the conference banquet on Friday night
(March 14). We are delighted to report that for this conference the
banquet is free, so there should be no bar to attendance. This is thanks
to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Distinguished Achievement Award to
Professor Christopher Ricks, which is being deployed to foster and support
editorial undertakings of many kinds within BU.

We hope that the donor's kind offer of prize-money will stimulate a new
generation of textual scholars, book historians, and editors to join the

To be eligible to enter for a prize, the speaker must be studying for an
advanced degree, or have graduated within the last two years (no earlier
than 2006).

Abstracts must be in by January 3, 2008. All speakers must of course be
paid-up members of the STS by the time the conference takes place.

Inquiries and proposals should be submitted electronically to:

Professor Archie Burnett, email address:


Editorial Institute

Boston University

143 Bay State Road

Boston, MA 02215

Telephone: 617-353-6631

Fax: 617-353-6917

All participants in the STS 2008 conference must be members of STS. For
information about membership, please contact Executive Director Robin
Schulze at rgs3_at_psu.edu or visit the Indiana University Press Journals
<http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/catalog/information.php?info_id=1&meid=1 >
and follow the links to the Textual Cultures Subscription/STS Membership
Page (At the Inscribe page, click on the Inscribe link, open the Journals
list and click on the Textual Cultures title). For conference updates and
information, see the STS Website: <www.textual.org >

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