Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting
A three-day conference on 19-21 November 2015
This conference marks the return of the European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS) to De Montfort, where it was founded in 2001. The conference flyer (which is also the Call for Papers) is linked on the left. The conference will take place in the Campus Centre building of De Montfort's Leicester City campus, LE1 9BH, which is here:
Online Registration Now Open
Use the link on the left to register for the conference and book your place for the conference dinner. The full registration fee is 49 GBP for the two-and-half days of the conference and includes entrance to all the talks and workshops and a lunch on 19 and 20 November and coffee/tea/snacks in all the breaks. The first 20 student/unwaged delegate registrations are offered at the discounted price of 19 GBP and include all the same provisions. The online registration also offers a ticket for the optional three-course Conference Dinner at 8pm on 20 November which costs 30 GBP (not including alcoholic refreshments which may be purchased separately at the table).
Leicester has many hotels and they are best found using a online booking service. But the nearest, 300 metres north of the Campus Centre, is the Holiday Inn Leicester, which is here:
To book at the Holiday Inn Leicester, use the link on the left to visit their website or call them on +44 (0)116 2428707 or +44 (0)116 2428708. We have negotiated a special rate for delegates of this conference:
18 November 2015 85 GBP Bed and Breakfast
19 November 2015 85 GBP Bed and Breakfast
20 November 2015 62 GBP Bed and Breakfast
21 November 2015 62 GBP Bed and Breakfast
All prices include local sales tax (called VAT) so this is the price you'll pay. To get these prices book directly with the Holiday Inn Leicester and quote the code "UMD". This special offer room rate is available until mid-day (local time) on 5 October 2015; thereafter you have to negotiate your own rate and availability is not guaranteed.
Please note: Both keynote addresses are 45 minutes long with no questions; all plenary addresses are 30 minutes long with 5 minutes for questions; all panel papers are a maximum of 20 minutes long with variable times for questions depending on the number of papers in the panel. Session chairs will limit all speakers to these timings in order to keep the meeting on schedule. The room prefix CC denotes the Campus Centre building and the room prefix EW denotes the Eric Wood Building, which is directly across the street (called The Gateway) from the Campus Centre; both are visible on the above Google Map if you zoom in a couple of times.
THURSDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2015
8.45-9.15am Registration and Coffee Campus Centre 2nd Floor Foyer
9.15-9.30am Welcome address from the conference organizer in Campus Centre room 2.01
9.30-10.15am Opening Keynote by Peter Robinson (Saskatchewan University) in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Gabriel Egan
10.15-10.50am Plenary address by Elaine Treharne (Stanford University) on "Early English Editions: Reviving Old English for New Audiences in the Twelfth and Twentieth Centuries" in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Christina Lee
10.50-11.10am Coffee in Campus Centre room 2.02. Late registration available at Campus Centre 2nd Floor Foyer
11.10-11.45am Plenary address by Gary Taylor (Florida State University) on "'Thirty Years Later: Changes in Editorial Theory from the 1986 Oxford Shakespeare to the 2016 New Oxford Shakespeare" in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Andrew Prescott
11.45am-12.20pm Plenary address by Andrew Prescott (Glasgow University) on "'Untouched by the Hand': Reconsidering the Edition and Facsimile" in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired Wim Van Mierlo
12.20-12.55pm Plenary address by David Greetham (City University of New York) on "The Ideal Reader" in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Gabriel Egan
1-1.45pm Lunch (provided) in Campus Centre Atrium. Late registration available at Campus Centre 2nd Floor Foyer
1.45-3.45pm Panel on Computational Stylistics, Useability, and Reuseability ABSTRACTS in Eric Wood building room 2.03 chaired by Polly Duxfield
Jesus Romero-Barranco and Javier Calle-Martin (University of Málaga) "POS-tagging a Corpus of Early Modern English Fachprosa: Advantages and Disadvantages"
Stanislav Repinetskiy (Bar-Ilan University) "Computer Modeling Based on Digitalized Primary Sources in Intellectual History"
David C. Parker (University of Birmingham) "The Novum Testamentum Graecum Editio Critica Maior and the United Bible Societies' Greek New Testament: A Specialist Critical Edition and a Hand Edition"
1.45-3.45pm Panel on Readership and Authorship (I) ABSTRACTS in Campus Centre room 2.02 chaired by David Greetham
Belén Almeida and Pedro Sánchez-Prieto (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain) "What Corpus, What Users? Questions and Answers on CODEA+2015"
Paulius V. Subačius (Vilnius University) "When Readers are Pious and Users are Rationalistic"
Elliott Morsia (Royal Holloway, University of London) "A Note on the Cambridge Edition of D. H. Lawrence by a Genetic Lawrence Scholar"c
Aurélien Berra (Université Paris-Ouest) "How to Use a Compilation? Athenaeus of Naucratis, His Characters, His Readers and His Editors"
Elena Rebollo-Cortés (University of Extremadura) "Unchanged Published Corpora: the American Editions of Ariel by Sylvia Plath"
1.45-3.45pm Panel on Medieval Texts and Multilingualism ABSTRACTS in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Caroline Macé
Mário Costa, Ariadne Nunes and Carlota Pimenta (University of Lisbon) "The Edition of Chronicle of King John I, Part I, by Fernão Lopes"
Alexandre Dias Pinto (Catholic University of Portugal, and holder of a Bibliographical Society Fellowship for this conference) and Ariadne Nunes (University of Lisbon) "Flaubert's 'La légende de Saint Julien l'Hospitalier' according to Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso: Artifact, Bibliographical Code and Edition"
Ilana Wartenberg (University College London) "Editing Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts on Science"
Sakari Katajamäki (Finnish Literature Society) and Wout Dillen (University of Antwerp) "Towards a Multilingual Discussion of Textual Criticism. Lexica for Textual Scholarship and Scholarly Editing"
3.45-4pm Coffee in Campus Centre Atrium. Late registration available at Campus Centre 2nd Floor Foyer
4-6pm Hands-on Printing session with Gabriel Egan in Clephan Building room 1.01b
4-6pm Hands-on XML session with Takako Kato in Clephan Building room 1.32b
6-7pm ESTS Board Meeting in Campus Centre room 2.01
FRIDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2015
9-9.30am Late registration available at Campus Centre 2nd Floor Foyer
9.30-10.05am Plenary address by John Jowett (Shakespeare Institute) on "Error in the Field of Early Modern Textual Culture" in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Gary Taylor
10.05-10.40am Plenary address by Tim Machan (Notre Dame University) on "Finding English: Modern Editions and Medieval Language" ABSTRACT in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Christina Lee
10.40-11am Coffee in Campus Centre Atrium. Late registration available at Campus Centre 2nd Floor Foyer
11am-1pm Panel on Annotation (I) ABSTRACTS in Eric Wood building room 2.03 chaired by Ilana Wartenberg
Sakari Katajamäki (Finnish Literature Society) "Important? Interesting?: Demarcations in Scholarly Editing"
Wim Van Mierlo (Loughborough University) "Can there be a Theory of Scholarly Annotation?"
Ossi Kokko (Finnish Literature Society) "Principles of Annotation in 'Something for Everyone' Edition: Critical Editions of Edith"
11am-1pm Panel on Readership and Authorship (II) ABSTRACTS in Campus Centre room 2.02 chaired by Jelle Gerbrandy
Giles Bergel "Are We Editing Documents or Transmitting Information?: Transmutations of Information between Manuscript, Print and XML Versions of an Early-Modern English Genealogical Text"
João Dionísio (Universidade de Lisboa) "Is there a Meaning in this Text?"
Diane Scott (University of Glasgow) "(Re)Reading the Medieval Text: Editorial Anticipation and Intervention in Early Editions of Piers Plowman"
Gabriele Wix (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) "The Agony of Choice Between Competitive Historical-Critical Editions: Georg Trakl, for Example"
Jan Gielkens (Independent Scholar) and Bram Oostveen (Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands) "What Does the Package Say?: Promises, Expectations and Results in Dutch and International Digital Document Collections"
11am-1pm Panel on Technologies of Editing and Publishing (I) ABSTRACTS in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Aurélien Berra
Aodhán Kelly (University of Antwerp) and Anna-Maria Sichani (Huygens ING-KNAW) "Monetizing the Digital Edition: Remediations and Inventions in Publishing and Disseminating Digital Scholarly Editions"
Marina Buzzoni (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) "From Gutenberg to Google ... Maps: Radial Reading in the Digital Medium"
Sara Norja and Mari-Liisa Varila (University of Turku) "Theoretical and Practical Challenges in Editing Early Scientific Writing for Different Audiences"
Joris J. van Zundert (Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands) "What Is Textual Scholarship And What Is Not?"
Wout Dillen (University of Antwerp), Caroline Macé (University of Frankfurt), Philipp Roelli (University of Zurich), and Dirk Van Hulle (University of Antwerp) "Towards a Common Vocabulary of Textual Scholarship: Two Lexicons and a New Project"
1-1.45pm Lunch (provided) in Campus Centre Atrium. Late registration available at Campus Centre 2nd Floor Foyer
1.45-3.45pm Panel on Editing Drama ABSTRACTS in Eric Wood building room 2.03 chaired by Terri Bourus
Peter Groves (Monash University) "'That would be scand': Textual Editing, Metre and the Man on the Clapham Omnibus"
Arlynda Boyer (University of Toronto) "Playing at the Margins: Actors' Annotations and Paradoxical Editions of Shakespeare Texts"
C. George Peale (California State University, Fullerton) "Pages > Stages > Pages > Screens: A Brief Survey of Current Editing Practices in the Spanish Classical Theater, and A Modest Proposal for an Elegant Digital Template"
Régis Augustus Bars Closel (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, and holder of a Bibliographical Society Fellowship for this conference) "Gatekeeping Shakespeare: From Edition to Translation"
Brett D. Hirsch (University of Western Australia) and Janelle Jenstad (University of Victoria) "Digital Editions and Performance"
1.45-3.45pm Panel on Technologies of Editing and Publishing (II) ABSTRACTS in Campus Centre room 2.02 chaired by Marina Buzzoni
Elena Pierazzo (Université de Grenoble) "Editors, Publishers and the Digital World"
Polly Duxfield (University of Birmingham, and holder of a Bibliographical Society Fellowship for this conference) "Editing the Estoria de Espanna: Practical Implications of Collaborative Editing using Crowdsourcing"
Shane McGarry and Susan Schreibman (Maynooth University) "Beyond Google Search: Editions as Dynamic Sites of Interaction"
Chiara Salvagni (King's College London) The Homeric Poems as an Example of Collaborative Editing with a Return to Orality"
1.45-3.45pm Panel on Theories of Editing ABSTRACTS in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Wout Dillen
Barbara Bordalejo (University of Leuven) "Textual Scholars and Readers in the Digital Age"
Caroline Macé (University of Frankfurt) "Complex Needs and Global Answers for Medieval Texts in Multiple Versions, Manuscripts and Languages: The Physiologus"
Stefano Rosignoli (Trinity College Dublin, and holder of a Bibliographical Society Fellowship for this conference) "Genetic Editions and James Joyce's and Samuel Beckett's Ethics"
Elsa Pereira (University of Lisbon) "When Poems become Songs: Uses for an Edition of Pedro Homem de Mello's Poetry"
3.45-4pm Coffee in Campus Centre Atrium
4-6pm Panel on Annotation (II) ABSTRACTS in Eric Wood building room 2.03 chaired by Gabriele Wix
Dirk Van Hulle (University of Antwerp) "Blind Spots in Digital Scholarly Editions"
Tara L. Andrews (Universität Bern) "Models for Annotation in a Digital Scholarly Edition: The Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa"
Terri Bourus (Indiana University) "Stage Directions and/as Annotation"
Mary Zimmer (Boston University), Molly O'Donnell l (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) and Elisa Beshero-Bondar (University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg) "Metaphors to Work By?: Annotative Action and Editorial Praxis in The Mary Russell Mitford Archive"
4-6pm Panel on Disclosure and Utilization of the Diaries of Pietist and Businessman Willem de Clercq (1795-1844) ABSTRACTS in Campus Centre room 2.02 chaired by Sakari Katajamäki
Ineke Huysman (Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands) "The Willem de Clercq Diaries: An Exemplary Collaborative Project"
Jelle Gerbrandy (Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands) "Disclosing the Willem de Clercq Diaries"
Ton van Kalmthout (Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands) "In Search of Napoleon in the Willem de Clercq Diaries"
4-6pm Panel on Editing Correspondence ABSTRACTS in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by João Dionísio
Joe Phelan (De Montfort University) "Letters To: The Other Half of Literary Correspondence"
Anne Baillot and Anna Busch (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) "Editing for Man and Machine: The Digital Edition Letters and Texts: Intellectual Berlin around 1800 as an Example"
Tim Fulford (De Montfort University) "Editing Romantic-Era Correspondence: the Case of Robert Southey"
6-7pm ESTS Members Meeting in Campus Centre room 2.01
7-8pm Drinks Reception in Queen's Building Concourse followed by Conference Dinner at Carluccio's Restaurant, The Highcross, Leicester LE1 4SA, Telephone 0116 251 3501. If you need a taxi to get there, try ADT Taxis on +44 116 255 5222 or ABC Taxis on +44 070 9330 1021 or Swift Fox Cabs +44 116 262 8222.
SATURDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2015
9.30-10.05am Plenary address by Christina Lee (University of Nottingham) on "Medics & Medicine: Anglo-Saxon Texts and Context" in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Tim Machan
10.05-10.40am Plenary address by Francisco Rico (Independent Scholar) on "Ratio Typographica: Some Remedies for Errors in Casting Off" in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by George Peale
10.40-11am Coffee in Campus Centre Food Court
11am-11.45pm Closing Keynote by H. T. M. van Vliet (Independent Scholar) in Campus Centre room 2.01 chaired by Gabriel Egan
11.45am-12noon Closing remarks from the President of the European Society for Textual Scholarship in Campus Centre room 2.01
12.30pm CONFERENCE CLOSES