The Inaugural Durham History of the Book Conference: Bibliophilia and Bibliophobia
26-27 March 2020, Hatfield College, Durham
We are delighted to confirm the following plenary speakers:
Deborah McGrady (University of Virginia)
Ada Palmer (University of Chicago)
Call For Papers:
Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on the subject of ‘Bibliophilia and bibliophobia’ in the medieval and early modern history of the book.
Proposals can relate to any of the following themes:
Books and the emotions (books as objects or expressions of fear, hate, love, friendship, enmity…)
Books and devotion or obsession
Book acquisition, book collecting and libraries
Book burning / the destruction of books
The banning of books / censorship
Please send an abstract of max. 250 words along with your name, affiliation and contact details to email@example.com by 05 August 2019. Complete panel proposals are also welcome: please include an abstract for the panel as well as individual paper abstracts.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this event.