Faculty, doctoral students speak at 2016 SHARP conference

Several iSchool faculty members and doctoral students will speak next week at the annual conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP). The conference, “Languages of the Book,” will be held in Paris, France on July 18-21.

During the panel event, “Languages of Library Design,” Professor Alistair Black will deliver a talk titled, “Libraries of Light: Public Library Design in Britain in the Long 1960s,” and doctoral candidate Christine D’Arpa will present, “‘Holding Aloft Knowledge Itself’: William L. Pereira’s Central Library at the University of California, San Diego.”

Assistant Professor Emily Knox will present, “This Book is Inappropriate: Language, Order, and Reading,” during a the panel, “Languages of Access: Texts/Images/Discourse.”

Associate Professors Kathryn La Barre and Carol Tilley will participate in a panel discussion on their project, “The Comic Book Readership Archive (CoBRA).” La Barre will present, “Comics Readers and Their Stories.” Tilley will present, “Studying Comics Readership.”

Doctoral student Cass Mabbott will present, “The Language of Illustrations,” during the panel, “Where The Wild Things Are: Children’s Literature Transformed and Translated.”

Associate Professor Bonnie Mak will present “Metadata and the Production of Knowledge,” during a panel titled, “The Politics of Metadata.”

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