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[UPDATE] Imminent closing date of 1st Feb for CFP for Resurrecting the Book Conference 15-17 November 2013
full name / name of organization:
Library of Birmingham, England and Newman University College
The closing date for the Call for Papers for
Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England
is Friday 1st February 2013. Full details below
PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University;
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University;
To celebrate the re-opening of the largest public library in Europe and its outstanding special collections,The Library of Birmingham, Newman University College, the Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library of Lost Books have united to host a three-day conference on the theme of Resurrecting the Book.
Abstracts on the conference themes and their intersection and covering any historical period are invited. The conference themes include, but are not limited to:
Abstracts of no more than 400 words accompanied by a 50 word biographical profile should be sent to both:
Dr Matthew Day - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Caroline Archer - email@example.com
DEADLINE for submission of abstracts: FRIDAY 1st FEBRUARY 2013.
The conference will run in conjunction with The Library of Lost Books Project. This is an exhibition of 50 de-accessioned books which have been given a new lease of life as objects redesigned into works of art. The conference is also part of the Library of Birmingham's reopening festival.
Event partners are:
Newman University College: www.newman.ac.uk
The Typographic Hub, Birmingham City University: www.typographichub.org
Digital Ink Drop: www.digitalinkdrop.org
The Library of Lost Books: www.thelibraryoflostbooks.blogspot.co.uk
Conference webpage: www.resurrectingthebook.org
A weblink to the CFP is at http://resurrectingthebook.org/86-2/