(There is a saying in London which runs “You wait for ages for a bus and then two come along together”.) 2018 has been a good year for our subject-area of Literary Archives. At the start of the year there was no book-length publication on literary archives, and by the end of the year there […]
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Archivists responsible for literary and artistic archives have an opportunity to meet in November 2017 at the International Council on Archives (ICA) Annual Meeting. The Section for Archives of Literature and Art (SLA) will be meeting during the conference.
It has been confirmed that SLA will be presenting a session on Caribbean literary archives as part of this year’s ICA Annual Conference, to be held in Mexico City, 27-29 November 2017. The long title of the session is this: Issues in Caribbean literary archives : diasporas, gender politics, hidden archives, languages, big and small […]
via SLA in Mexico City, November 2017 — Literary & Artistic Archives: the blog of the International Council on Archives Section on Literary and Artistic Archives
This conference, to be held at the British Library on April 4th, represents an opportunity to explore the uncertain future of literary archival sources in the present age. While information technology is changing rapidly and bringing new possibilities for the democratisation of knowledge, debates remain about intellectual property, ownership and access rights to individual archives. Uneven investment in knowledge institutions contributes to a complicated understanding of how archival values can be realised – as commercial, cultural, national, global – and of how the ethics of preservation and rescue can be addressed in the face of climatic and ideological threats.
Proposals for 20 minute papers [250 words max] or 3 paper panels should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 January 2015. Successful presenters will be notified by 15 Jan 2016.