Events

The following are events that may be of general interest — please contact us if you would like an event added to this page.

Upcoming Events
GENESIS – HELSINKI 2017
Creative Processes and Archives in Arts and Humanities
Helsinki, 7th – 9th June 2017

The Finnish Literature Society (SKS) and Institut des textes & manuscrits modernes (ITEM) will organise an international and interdisciplinary conference GENESIS – HELSINKI 2017: Creative Processes and Archives in Arts and Humanities.

Literary Archives in the Digital Age
Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin
July 7-8, 2017

“Literary Archives in the Digital Age” aims to gather scholars together in order to showcase contemporary archival research and to reflect on the opportunities and challenges presented by 21st-century archival study.

Past Events
Archival Uncertainties.
British Library, London, England.
April 4, 2016.

Contexts for Literary and Artistic Production
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
June 19-20, 2015

Seventh International Conference on the History of Records and Archives: Engaging with Archives and Records: Histories and Theories (ICHORA-7)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
July 29-31, 2015

Diasporic Literary Archives: Diaspora and Possibilities for Digitization
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
October 23-24, 2014

Diasporic Literary Archives: The Politics of Location
Trinidad and Tobago
January, 2014

Beyond the Text: Literary Archives in the 21st Century. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
April 26-27, 2013

Diasporic Literary Archives: The Stakes of Public/Private Ownership
l’Institut Mémoires de l’Édition Contemporaine (IMEC)
May 30-31, 2013

Writers and Their Libraries.
Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Senate House
March 15-16, 2013

Diasporic Literary Archives: Examining Split Collections
Università di Pavia
February 28-March 1, 2013

Call for Papers
“Literatures of Dissent / Cultures of Resistance”
Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage
Crowne Plaza Houston
October 19-20, 2012

Diasporic Literary Archives: Questions Informing Scattered Legacies
University of Reading’s Museum of English Rural Life
June 7th–8th, 2012

Society of American Archivists. “Managing Literary Manuscripts: Identification, Arrangement, and Description.”
Roanoke, VA
December 5, 2011

“The Literary Archive Today : Tales from an Extraordinary Institution”
November 10, 2011 4:00pm
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
121 Wall St., New Haven, CT
Albert Dichy is the Literary Director of the Institut Mémoires de l’édition contemporaine (IMEC), a literary archive and research center in Caen. He is a specialist of Jean Genet, the co-editor of the authors’ complete works for the Bibliothèque de la Pléiade. He has contributed to the critical biography of Jean Genet by Edmund White (Genet: a Biography, Vintage, 1994) and is the author of numerous books and articles among them: Jean Genet, essai de chronologie (BLFC de l’Université de Paris-VII, 1998), La Bataille des Paravents (IMEC, 1991) and the critical edition of Jean Genet’s political works L’Ennemi déclaré (Gallimard, 1991). He is also the co-author of a documentaries: Jean Genet, le vagabond (1991) and Jean Genet, l’écrivain, (1992).

“To the Source” Symposium
School of Communication and Information (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
March 31, 2011

Women in the Archives: Organizing Knowledge
Brown University, Providence, RI
April 15-16, 2011

Reclamation and Representation: The Boundaries of the Literary Archive
University of Exeter
October 2-3, 2010

Posthumous Lives: Literary Archives in the 21st Century
University of Pennsylvannia
March 19-21, 2009

Creating a Usable Past: Writers, Archives, and Institutions
2008 Flair Symposium
Harry Ransom Center, UT Austin
November 13-15, 2008


Archive Fervour/Archive Further: Literature, Archives, and Literary Archives

Aberystwyth University
July 9-11, 2008

Manuscripts Matter: Collecting Modern Literary Archives
The British Library, London
October 19-20, 2006

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The Future of Reading: Provocations, Predictions, Possibilities
RIT School of Print Media and RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press
June 9-12, 2010

The 4th International Conference & Festival of the Electronic Literature Organization
Brown University
June 3-6, 2010

The Archive and Everyday Life Conference
McMaster University
May 7-8, 2010

In(ter)ventions: Literary Practice at the Edge
The Banff Centre
February 18-21, 2010

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