The 2013 symposium, held at the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham University, drew an audience of some 45 persons. The symposium was planned by the K-SAA’s current Vice-President, Neil Fraistat, to reflect on what may be the result of major digitization projects now underway in the field of British Romanticism. There were three main sections, each having distinct generic, methodological and technical differences, so as to make the outcome of the interaction between speakers and auditors valuable beyond the local applications of the particular subjects. The first of these, led by Morris Eaves, a founder of the revolutionary digital Blake Archive, and Rachel Lee, a principal editor for the Archive, concentrated on the manuscript of Blake’s unfinished epic, Vala, or the Four Zoas, which the Blake Archive, with permission of the British Library, is rendering in an electronic format. All paper editions of this work have had to undergo significant intervention from their editors, since there . . .
The Keats-Shelley Association of America & the Fordham University New York City Romanticism Group will hold a symposium on Saturday, May 4, 2013 9:15 AM to 1:30 South Lounge, 2nd floor Fordham University, Lincoln Center Columbus (9th) Avenue at 60th Street Jerome McGann has recently and persuasively argued that we are now in the midst of a globalized turn from a “Textual Condition” to a “Digital Condition” in which our entire inherited cultural archive is being digitized and will require re-editing “within a network of digital storage, access, and dissemination.” And nowhere is that shift more evident than in the changing forms of textual editions themselves, and especially in the many digital archives that began emerging in the 1990s, including McGann’s own Rossetti Archive, the Blake Archive, and the Whitman Archive. If the initial motive of the electronic archives of the 1990s was to unite disparate collections and create widespread access to them, new possibilities have emerge . . .
The Keats-Shelley Association of America is happy to announce an all-day Symposium at Fordham University, May 14, 2011, hosted by the New York City Romanticism Group in association with the K-SAA. May 14, 2011 Fordham University, Lincoln Center New York, NY 12th floor conference room 9:15am-6:00pm With an opening Round Table on “1816 as Literary Year” featuring Stephen Behrendt, Sonia Hofkosh, and Jerrold Hogle. and 12 further participants: 1. Suzanne Barnett, “Shelley’s Romantic Paganism” 2. Manu Chander, “Regency Readers and De Quincey’s Unsocial Sociability” 3. Gary Dyer, “Circulating Poetry in the Regency” 4. Michael Gamer, “‘Twenty-Eight Years to Life’: Copyright Reform and Regency Authorship” 5. Steven Jones, “Graphical Satire in the Regency; or, Putting the Print Back in Print Culture” 6. Mark Kipperman, “Rethinking Regency Literature: the Case of William Cobbett” 7. Scott Krawczyk, “Broken Soldiers: Public Bodies and Next-of-Kin Notification” 8. Charles Mahoney, “Regency Litera . . .
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