Author Archives: mdever

Research in the Archival Multiverse: Download PDF

This amazing edited collection brought together by Anne Gilliland, Sue McKemmish and Andrew Lau from Monash University Publishing  is now available to be downloaded free as a PDF. Abstract: Over the past 15 years, the field of archival studies around the world has experienced unprecedented growth within the academy and within the profession, and archival […]

Feminist Approaches to Legal Archives: Symposium

A Symposium co-hosted by the Feminist Legal Research Group at UTS: Law, Australian Feminist Studies and the Australian Centre for Public History (UTS).

CFP: The City (as) Archive

A joint symposium of the Sheffield Centre for Research in Film (SCRIF) and Centre for Archival Practices (CAP).

Plath poems identified in carbon paper

An article in The Guardian reports on the work of Gail Crowther and Peter K Steinberg, who identified two previously unknown poems by Sylvia Plath. The poems were on carbon paper found in the back of an old notebook owned by Sylvia Plath. “Written at the start of Plath and Hughes’s relationship in autumn 1956, the two […]

Future Past: researching archives in the digital age

The IHR and British Records Association (BRA) invite you to attend this one day conference on Thursday 18 May 2017. This conference aims to promote the understanding and collaboration between archivists and researchers; explore challenges posed by digital access to collections, and improve methodologies (e.g. education/training for researchers in what information is available from online catalogues, […]

New books

Displaced Archives edited by James Lowry (Routledge) “Drawing on case studies from around the world, the authors examine displaced archives as a consequence of conflict and colonialism, analysing their impact on government administration, nation building, human rights and justice”. Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday By Gabriella Giannachi (The MIT Press) “Archives now consist of not only […]

CFP: Archives, authority, aura: Modernism’s archival turn

Journal Special Issue: Papers on Language and Literature Special Issue Call for Papers Edited by Naomi Milthorpe, University of Tasmania The modernist scholar increasingly engages in work in the archive: engaging in minute and painstaking textual labour, seeking authority in manuscript papers and genetic criticism, or assisting in the opening up of modernist texts as […]