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Call for Papers – ADE 2016 – DEADLINE MARCH 31st!

Call for Papers – The Association for Documentary Editing Celebrate the Vibrancy of Documentary Editing New Orleans, Louisiana, August 4-6, 2016 Program Organizers: Jennifer Stertzer, Louis Gallo, Robert Haggard, and Pamela Pierce Deadline for Proposals: March 31, 2016 The Association for … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: MLA 2017

The Association for Documentary Editing invites proposals for its MLA session entitled “Editing the Amanuensis.” We seek presentations that address issues of editing material prepared with the help of an amanuensis, broadly defined. Among such situations are instances where someone … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Fall-winter 2016 issue of Archive Journal

The fall-winter 2016 issue of Archive Journal will focus on Digital Medieval Manuscript Cultures. We seek essays and works in other formats that address the current practices and theories shaping the (re)production of digital medieval manuscript culture as well as … Continue reading

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ADE: Call for Nominations

The Nominating Committee invites the submission of names for four important offices of the Association for Documentary Editing: President, Treasurer, Director of Publications, and Councilor-at-Large. Names of potential candidates and rationales for their nomination should be submitted to the committee … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: MLA CSE-SHARP Collaborative Session, Open Topic: Editions/Author/Readers/Publishers

MLA CSE (Committee on Scholarly Editions)-SHARP (Society for the HIstory of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing) Collaborative Session, Open Topic: Editions/Author/Readers/Publishers at the 2017 MLA Convention This collaborative session seeks to engage the scholarly editing community with the wider community of … Continue reading

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SEDIT-L seeks a new list manager

SEDIT-L is an unmoderated email discussion list for those interested in scholarly and documentary editing and related subjects. It provides a fast and efficient means of communicating with other editors and those overseeing and sponsoring editorial projects, allowing subscribers to … Continue reading

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Online Access to “Correspondence of James K. Polk”

The James K. Polk Project, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is pleased to announce that all twelve published volumes of the “Correspondence of James K. Polk” are now available online. This open-access edition, published by Newfound Press, makes important … Continue reading

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The Diaries of Gouverneur Morris – the project’s first volume online

The Papers of Gouverneur Morris is pleased to announce that Rotunda, the University of Virginia Press’ digital imprint, has published the project’s first volume online (The Diaries of Gouverneur Morris: European Travels, 1794-1798) as part of the American Founding Era Collection. This volume … Continue reading

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Upcoming symposium: Jefferson Davis’s America: Perspectives on the Mid-Nineteenth-Century United States

February 19-20, 2016, Rice University In 1890, W. E. B. Du Bois pointed to Jefferson Davis as “a representative of civilization” as it had developed over the previous century. Scholars have often remembered the 19th century as the Age of … Continue reading

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Invitation from the Society of American Archivists

Call for Nominations: 2016 SAA Waldo Gifford Leland Award Please help us to recognize the best in our profession! Have you read a great new book about archives? Seen an exceptional new finding aid? Encountered a new documentary publication that … Continue reading

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