Trude Dijkstra has published a report on her fantastic research project, which won one of SHARP’s 25th Anniversary Research Fellowships in 2019. You can read about the award here. Her report is attached below.
As SHARP president Shef Rogers states in his welcome letter, SHARP News has historically been a stimulating resource for book history reviews, updates, and bibliographies. We want to ensure this website continues and expands this tradition by becoming a thriving space for community and scholarly research. Toward that goal, we’re thrilled to announce that we have just hired a new team of editors to revitalize and bring forth new voices and ideas to our community. Please subscribe to receive our updates!
SHARP News is developing a new division for writing about book history pedagogy. SHARP in the Classroom will provide tools for teaching book history as well as reflections on pedagogical practices and reviews of resources. It is our intent that this body of work will help veterans of and newcomers to book history teach across our field of knowledge. See this page for our call for submissions and to add your name to our list of reviewers.
This year’s Book History Graduate Essay Award goes to Kathryn A. Schwartz, for her essay titled “Did Ottoman Sultans Ban Print?” The entire field of…