The February issue of the NHPRC News is now online at http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/newsletter/2013/february/ — with stories on our recent grants, new Commission members, and grant opportunities, as well as news from the Stanton-Anthony Papers, the St. George Tucker Papers, Digital Stewardship at Simmons, and the Environmental Design Archives. Annotation, the annual report of the […]

Call for Articles: Appositions: Studies in Renaissance /Early Modern Literature and Culture

We are currently reading submissions (articles) for Volume Six (2013), Editions & Editing, of APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, an electronic, international, peer-reviewed, MLA-indexed, EBSCO-distributed journal for studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture. Perspectives that could be addressed include, for example: print […]

Call for Papers for an ADE Session at the 2014 MLA Meeting

Literary Works in Multiple Versions Most literary scholars can think of instances in which an author’s idea has been expressed in several versions, a process that G. Thomas Tanselle has called “vertical revision.”  F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Trimalchio,” for example, became The Great Gatsby.  Eudora Welty transformed a short story for […]

Society for Textual Scholarship’s 17th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference

The Society for Textual Scholarship’s Seventeenth Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference will be held on March 6-8, 2013 at Loyola University Chicago. The program, put together by chairs Steven Jones and Peter Shillingsburg, is entitled “The Objects of Textual Scholarship.” KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: DIRK VAN HULLE, University of Antwerp PAULIUS SUBACIUS, Vilnius […]

Taking TEI Further Institutes at Brown University

The deadline is approaching for applications to the introductory TEI customization workshop in the NEH-funded “Taking TEI Further” institutes. Please note that the dates for the “Publishing and Transforming TEI Data” seminar have been changed. Taking TEI Further: TEI Customization Brown University, May 8-10, 2013 Guest instructor: Trevor Muñoz, University […]

Text as Designed Object Seminar at the upcoming STS meeting

Matthew James Vechinski, Ph.D. in English and Textual Studies, University of Washington, is organizing a seminar “THE TEXT AS DESIGNED OBJECT” at the  Seventeenth Biennial Conference of the Society for Textual Scholarship, to be held at Loyola University Chicago, Water Tower Campus,  on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, from 4:30 – […]

Call for Nominations: 2013 SAA Waldo Gifford Leland Award

Please help the Society for American Archivists 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 is head and shoulders above the rest? Has a new web publication really stood out to […]

Register for Humanities Advocacy Day

I’m writing to remind you that Humanities Advocacy Day is only a little more than two months away. As I’m sure all of you are only too well aware, the FY’14 appropriations battle will be a very difficult one as the pressure to cut spending increases. The grants programs of […]

Call for Nominations for Lyman H. Butterfield Award

The Association for Documentary Editing is soliciting nominations for the 2013 Lyman H. Butterfield Award. The award is presented annually to an individual, project, or institution for recent contributions in the areas of documentary publication, teaching, and service. Nomination letters should describe the rseaons for the award and should be […]