Centre for the History of the Book


Programme of events for the symposium.

Thursday 30th of June

St Anne's College, Syndicate Room

Time Title Speaker Chair
12.00-1.00 Lunch (provided)    
1.00-2.15 Distant and Resistant Reading Elaine Treharne Tom Mole
2.15-2.30 Break    
2.30-3.45 When Do We Read? Christina Lupton Jonathan Sachs
3.45-5.00 Reading the Provisionality of Early-Modern Print Adam Smyth Kathryn Sutherland

Friday 1st of July

Weston Library

Time Title Speaker Chair
9.00-9.15 Welcome and Opening Remarks    
9.15-10.30 Identification: A Defense Rita Felski Andrew Stauffer
10.30-10.45 Break    
10.45-12.00 Commonplacing and Originality: Making Sense of Francis Meres Jason Scott-Warren Tom Mole
12.00-12.30 Exhibit at Weston Library    
12.30-1.30 Lunch (on your own)    
1.30-2.45 Barthes's Way: When Hermeneutics Lost Its Aura Evelyne Ender Jonathan Sachs
2.45-4.00 Beauties and Scraps Deidre Lynch Andrew Stauffer
4.00-4.15 Break    
4.15-5.00 Closing Roundtable