Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 2, No. 22. Wednesday, 23 Jan 1991.
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 91 13:16:05 EST
From: Ken Steele <
Subject: Textual Scholarship Conference
The Society for Textual Scholarship
This is a brief announcement of the 6th biennial International
Interdisciplinary Conference of the Society for Textual
Scholarship, to be held April 11-13, 1991, at the Graduate School
and University Centre of the City University of New York, and at
the Pierpont Morgan Library (13th April sessions).
The following speakers and topics might be of particular
interest to SHAKSPEReans (my apologies in advance for any
interesting topics I have lazily omitted):
T.H. Howard-Hill, Chair, "The Politics of Editing."
Peter Shillingsburg, Chair, "Computers and Editing" Session
Fredson Bowers, "Why Apparatus?"
Gary Taylor, "What is an Editor?"
Paul Werstine, "Constructing the Author: the Example of
Shakespeare, Hand D, and Sir Thomas More."
Grace Ioppolo, "Is There Still a Rationale for Copy-Text?"
Randall McLeod, "The Toilet Papers: The Archaeology of an Act
of Reading in London, 1596."
Karen T. Bjelland, "The Cultural Value of Analytical
Bibliography and Textual Criticism: The Case of
*Troilus and Cressida.*"
William Barker, "Marginal Voices: Glosses in Certain English
Jo Ann Boydston, "Changing Standards for Scholarly Editing."
Jeffrey Kallberg, "The Chopin 'Problem': Simultaneous
Variants, Alternate Versions, and the Status of the
Musical Work in the Nineteenth Century."
James Willis, "The Science of Blunders: Confessions of a
In addition, the conference features special sessions devoted
to the editing of Ezra Pound and John Donne, as well as Medieval,
18th and 19th Century, Old French, American, Romantic, Renaissance,
and Modern literature.
Registration fees are $12 US for 1991 STS members. (Annual
membership dues for the STS are $15 US.) The conference hotel is
the Milford Plaza, 270 West 45 Street / 8 Avenue, in the heart of
the theater district. STS has reserved a block of rooms at
discount rates of $80 single / $95 double -- contact Jody
Greenberg, Director of Convention Sales, at the above address, or
call (212) 869-3600.
For further information on the Society for Textual Scholarship
and its publication, *TEXT*, write:
Judith Granger, Secretary-Treasurer
Society for Textual Scholarship
PhD. Program in English / Box 510
CUNY Graduate Center
33 West 42 Street
New York, NY 10036-8099
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