The annual conference for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing will run from June 9th-12th 2017 in Victoria, BC, Canada, with an optional excursion to Vancouver on June 13th. Co-hosted by the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, and University of Victoria Libraries, we look forward to welcoming you to the west coast of Canada for an invigorating few days of scholarship and discussion on the Technologies of the Book.
About SHARP (sharpweb.org)
The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP) was founded to create a global network for book historians working in a broad range of scholarly disciplines. Research addresses the composition, mediation, reception, survival, and transformation of written communication in material forms including marks on stone, script on parchment, printed books and periodicals, and new media. Please see sharpweb.org for further details.
About DHSI (dhsi.org)
The Digital Humanities Summer Institute provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach. An annual offering from the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL; etcl.uvic.ca) of intensive coursework, seminars, and lectures, participants at DHSI share ideas and methods, and develop expertise in using advanced technologies. Every summer the institute brings together faculty, staff, and students from the Arts, Humanities, Library, and Archives communities as well as independent scholars and participants from areas beyond. Please see dhsi.org and etcl.uvic.ca for further details.