CFP: EEBO Text Creation Partnership, Early Modern Texts: Digital Methods and Methodologies

Deadline: 5 April 2013

Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership presents Early Modern Texts: Digital Methods and Methodologies, University of Oxford, 16 – 17 September 2013

The Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership, based at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, invites proposals for conference papers. All papers that focus on early modern texts will be considered, but we particularly encourage proposals on digital research and editing methods and methodologies in early modern studies. Possible topics could include:

  • Editing philosophies and practicalities
  • Digital citation
  • Hidden or developing research methodologies in the Humanities
  • Bridging traditional and digital methods
  • Comparative studies of different digital resources
  • Research based on EEBO-TCP
  • Digital tools to support early modern research
  • Approaches to teaching methodology

The conference is intended as an opportunity to explore the current state of early modern textual studies and editing, and to consider possibilities for the future. There will be a particular focus on developing potential for collaborative work through scheduled networking sessions. Proposals including project demonstrations or ideas are encouraged.

We welcome submissions from postgraduate students and have a limited number of bursaries to cover students’ registration and accommodation. If you would like to be considered for a bursary, please indicate this when you submit your proposal.

Keynote speakers: Professor Ian Gadd, Bath Spa University, and Dr Jane Winters, Institute of Historial Research, University of London

Please send proposals of no more than 300 words, together with a brief biography (100 words maximum), to eebotcp@bodleian.ox.ac.uk. Acceptances will be notified by Monday 29 April 2013.

The conference proceedings will be published online, through the Oxford University Research Archive.

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