[UPDATE] Resurrecting the Book Conference, 15-17th November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

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Dr Matthew Day, Newman University, Birmingham

The earlybird cut off date for booking for the Resurrecting the Book Conference, Library of Birmingham 15-17th November 2013 is September 15th.


This event examines the book as material object in a world where ebooks are on the rise. The interdisciplinary approach brings together experts on the material book, ebooks, libraries, bindings, manuscripts, and book artists and includes a chance to see The Library of Lost Books exhibition. The conference is part of the celebration of the reopening of the Library of Birmingham following its £166m redevelopment.

Plenary speakers are:
Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University
Dr David Pearson, City of London Libraries
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, University of the Creative Arts
Professor Johanna Drucker, UCLA

Confirmed speakers include:
Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Centre for the Material Text, University of Cambridge
Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University
Linda Carreiro, University of Calgary
Sarah Bodman, University of the West of England

Full details at www.resurrectingthebook.org