Events

Future

2 November and 9 November 2016 The CTS will run two 2-hour workshops on letter-press printing (how to set type, impose a forme, and print it) for graduate students and their tutors. The workshops are free of charge but places must be booked. Use the link on the left to see more details and to book a place.


Past

25 to 26 February 2016 The CTS will run an event, aimed at doctoral students and early career researchers in medieval studies, called "Identity, Use and Creation of the Academic 'Books' for Medievalists" as the eleventh in the Quadrivium Network series. Details of the event and how to register are available from the link on the left.

25 November to 16 December 2015 (weekly) The CTS will be offering Midlands Three Cities Doctoral Training Programme (M3C-DTP) hands-on sessions on the art of letter-press typesetting and printing. Details of the course and how to register are available from the link on the left.

19 November to 21 November 2015 The CTS will host the 12th annual meeting of the European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS) to discuss "Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting". Details of the topic, the Call for Papers, names of plenary speakers, and online registration are available from the link on the left.

8 September 2015 The graduate students of the Centre for Adaptations and the Centre for Textual Studies (collectively, GradCATS) are holding their inaugural one-day conference on the topic of "Texts in Times of Conflict". Proposals for papers are invited with a deadline of 5 June 2015. The conference website is linked on the left.

30 June to 1 July 2015 The CTS will host an international academic conference on 'Reading Copy-Specific Features: Producers, Readers and Owners of Incunabula'. Details of the topic and the confirmed speakers are linked on the left.

28 February 2015 The CTS will host an international conference called 'Making it New' that aims to suture the divide between Victorian and Modernist literature, to explore the ways in which they dovetailed and overlapped, shared ideals and textual practice. Details of the topic and the confirmed speakers and the online registration are linked on the left.

29 October and 5 November 2014 The CTS ran a pair of two-hour letter-press printing workshops for graduate students from the universities in the Midlands Three Cities Doctoral Partnership (M3C DTP). An account of the event and pictures are linked on the left.

19 September 2014 The CTS and the Centre for Adaptation Studies are holding a one-day conference on "Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives" on 25 March 2015, to coincide with the interment of the newly discovered body of this king at Leicester Cathedral the following day. The conference website is linked on the left.

17 March 2014 The CTS and the Centre for Adaptation Studies are holding a joint one-day symposium on 'Reforming Shakespeare: 1593 and After' on 3 June 2014, for which paper proposals are invited. The event flyer is linked on the left.

5 January 2014 As part of De Montfort University English Seminar Programme, the CTS is organising a talk by Dr Samantha J. Rayner entitled "Star Texts: The Next Generation" on 8 May 2014 at 1pm in Clephan Building Room 1.17. Further information for this event is linked on the left.