Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Call for Papers - BSANZ, Hamilton

Donald Kerr writes:

Waikato University in Hamilton (New Zealand) is the venue for the annual Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand conference, 21-23 November 2016. There has been a call for papers and the below are just some of the potential topics/themes given in the attached pdf. Please consider this great opportunity to mix and mingle with print culture folk in the River City; and please spread the word.

We invite proposals particularly linked to the topics below, although papers on any matters of bibliographical interest, traditional and contemporary, are also welcome:
Local and regional printers and publishers and their networks
Specialty and independent bookstores - their history and the communities they serve
Local and regional press - newspapers, newsletters, periodicals, almanacs
Print and online publications and ephemera of counter-culture, grassroots and activist movements
Authors and illustrators
Indigenous printing and indigenous languages in print …. (see attached for more)

Kathryn Parsons is the contact person for all enquiries and submissions: kparsons@waikato.ac.nz

The deadline for your submission is Friday 19 May, 2016.

Dr. Donald Kerr
Special Collections Librarian
University of Otago
P.O. Box 56
Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone: (03) 479-8330
Email: donald.kerr@otago.ac.nz

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