NeMLA Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6, 2014: Is There a Future for the Standard Edition?

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Bowers / U of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
Tbowers@english.upenn.edu

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?
Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, April 3-6, 2014

Calling all editors of scholarly ’Works’ editions, and anyone interested in the value and possibilities of such projects under the regime of digitalization and amid shrinking university press budgets. Is the author-based, multi-volume, hard-copy standard edition (becoming) a thing of the past? If so, what(if anything) has been lost? What possibilities exist for perpetuating functions we value on new platforms? What models exist for hybrid paper/digital editions? Are we adequately training tomorrow’s editors?

Brief abstracts by September 30, 2013, describing your proposed contribution to the roundtable and your current interest in scholarly editions.

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african-american
american
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
childrens_literature
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
general_announcements
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
professional_topics
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
theatre
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian