Publishing William Morris and his Circle (MLA 2019)

deadline for submissions: 
March 1, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
William Morris Society in the United States / SHARP
contact email: 

The WMS is seeking submissions for the following session, co-sponsored with The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, for the 2019 MLA Convention. Please note that this session is not guaranteed (and is subject to approval by the MLA):

This session seeks new perspectives on publishing William Morris and his circle. Topics might focus on Morris as publisher, on illustrations, on printing, or on the physical format of the book. We especially welcome papers that address publications outside of the Kelmscott Press, and/or that feature book history or digital humanities approaches. 

Submission instructions: send CV and a 300-word abstract for a 20-minute paper to Lise Jaillant ( and KellyAnn Fitzpatrick ( no later than 1 March 2018.