Category Archives: network

The future for archives on a global scale | The National Archives blog

Reposted from The National Archives (UK) “I am very excited to announce the arrival of ‘Archives Inspire the world‘, The National Archives’ invitation to collaborators from across the globe. We have a long and proud history of working with other international archives, bodies and institutions – together, we support and raise awareness of archives of […]

New Publication: UNARRESTED ARCHIVES

A new publication from network co-convenor, Linda Morra: UNARRESTED ARCHIVES: CASE STUDIES IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY CANADIAN WOMEN’S AUTHORSHIP. University of Toronto Press, December 2014.     “Calling upon the archives of Canadian writers E. Pauline Johnson (1861–1913), Emily Carr (1871–1945), Sheila Watson (1909–1998), Jane Rule (1931–2007), and M. NourbeSe Philip (1947– ), Linda M. Morra explores the ways […]

Perversions of Paper — Update

      The original call for papers for this event generated such interest that there are now two linked events taking place under the banner of Perversions of Paper.   The first is an invitational workshop on Friday 20 June 2014 and approaches the themes specifically from the perspective of contemporary arts and creative practice. […]

Perversions of Paper

A one day symposium jointly organised by the Birkbeck Material Texts Network and Archive Futures on Saturday 28th June 2014. The call for papers can be found under Events.

The Pop-up Workshops

The Pop-up Workshops We are launching a new network initiative: the archivefutures Pop-up workshops. Read about them and think about offering to convene a pop-up!

Welcome

Welcome to the archivefutures research network, an international network of scholars and archivists engaged in speculative and theoretically informed  considerations of  archived manuscripts and personal papers.  This research network is coordinated by Maryanne Dever (University of Technology Sydney) and Linda Morra (Bishop’s University, Canada). This site provides information about network activities and also serves to provide a noticeboard for events, developments […]

Welcome to Montreal

 Welcome to those of you who will be joining us in Montreal this week for the Network’s first meeting.  Details here.