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 Conferences, Calls for Papers

Submission Date Description

15 May 2013

SHARP Regional Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
CFP in EnglishSpanishPortuguese
Conference Website with more information

16 May 2013 Issues in Digital Humanities
A Postgraduate and ECR Training Event
University of Salford

01 Jun 2013

Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts
SHARP affiliate panel at SAMLA 2013
Queries and 350-word abstracts & bios to Melissa Makala at edmundrm [at]

01 Jun 2013 Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel SAMLA, November 8-10, 2013
Queries, 300-word abstract and short biography to Jeffrey Makala at makalaj [at]
01 Jun 2013 “Variance in textual scholarship and genetic criticism/La variance en philologie et dans la critique génétique”
10th Annual Conference, European Society for Textual Scholarship
Proposals by email to ests2013paris [at]
10 Jun 2013 Francophone Postcolonial Studies and Book Culture
Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London
Submit 300-word abstracts plus 50-100 words of biography to Conference Secretary, Ruth Bush sfpsconference2013 [at] Papers can be in English or French.
11 Jun 2013 Renaissance Society of America
The Program Committee welcomes submissions for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Renaissance studies, or the era ca. 1300–1700. See website for details.
26 Jul 2013 Bibliographical Society of Australia & New Zealand (BSANZ)
Theme: Bibliography in the Digital Age Queries & 250 word abstracts to: Conference Convenor, Maggie Patton, Manager, Original Materials, State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie Street, Sydney, 2000 (mpatton [at]
01 Oct 2013 Inventing the Middlebrow: The Middlebrow in 20th-Century Literature and Culture
Submit a 1-page c.v. and 250-word abstract to Jaime Harker (jlharker [at] and Cecilia Farr (ckfarr [at] Proposals also welcomed for panels, workshops, roundtables, and study groups
01 Dec 2013 LConnecting cultures? An international conference on the history of teaching and learning foreign/second languages, 1500-2000
Submit 300-word abstracts and proposals for themed panels to: historyofmfl [at]

 Courses, Study Opportunities

Application Date Description
24-27 Jun 2013
Book History Workshop
Institut d’histoire du livre (Lyon) offers 4 advanced courses in book and printing history, taught by Marianne Besseyre, Krisitan Jensen, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix with Francoise Lonardoni and Nicholas Pickwoad.
Fee: 450 euros for one course (4 days)
More information:
4 – 9 August 2013
Colorado Rare Book School
See SHARP’s calendar for more information
Fee: Register by May 31st (tuition $1250; thereafter, $1500)
See site Rare Book School
University of Virginia
Full course schedule available online
See site London Rare Book School
See website for full details
See site California Rare Book School
University of California at Los Angeles
Full course schedule available online
See site Seminar Series on Book Collecting 2012
Centre for Manuscript and Print Studies (CMPS) in the Institute of English Studies and the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA)

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