SHARP's sixteenth annual conference will be held at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, Oxford Brookes University, UK, 24-28 June 2008. The organization is now accepting submissions of individual paper and panel proposals. The deadline for submissions is 30 November 2007. For more information, please visit the conference website.
Monday, September 24, 2007
An exhibition at the Folger Shakespeare Library
September 20, 2007 -- January 5, 2008
Explore the birth of the Shakespeare market in Jane Austen's
Thursday, September 13, 2007
A Research Seminar for Dissertation-Stage PhD Students and Junior Faculty sponsored by The Making Publics Project (MaPs) at
Leaders: Steven Mullaney (
Time & Location:
How did the shift from earlier forms of theatre, such as
As many as 12 Canadian and non-Canadian dissertation-stage students and junior faculty from across the humanities and social sciences will be invited to take part in this month-long interdisciplinary seminar that will bring together scholars interested in the relationship among forms of performance, the formation of "publics," and the development of public life. The travel and living expenses of the participants in the seminar will be covered by the MaPs project. Participants in the seminar will have access to the rich resources of the
Further information and application instructions can be obtained from the MaPs Project website.
Application Deadline: November 15, 2007.
Monday, September 10, 2007
Presented by the Society for Historic American Visual Culture (CHAVIC) at the American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, MA)
One of the goals of CHAVIC is to engage students and scholars with American prints and ephemera to enhance our understanding of
The illustrations and objects depicted in this exhibition provide a brief glimpse into the history of social dance. The abundance of artwork and social artifacts available attest to dance's importance throughout American history. Featured is not only its origin, fashion and forms, but also the unspoken language of dance. Always moving, always changing, dancing has never failed to enchant American society.