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CALL FOR PAPERS
The Art of the Book
Cardiff University, 4-6 December, 2015
In 2014 Cardiff University received a considerable donation of Artists’ Books from Ron King of the Circle Press, one of the most influential practitioners of the Book Arts. Information on this is available at - https://scolarcardiff.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/artists-books/
In December of this year, the University Library’s ‘Special Collections and Archives’ (SCOLAR) will be hosting a major international conference to celebrate this bequest, in conjunction with the University’s School of English, Communication and Philosophy. Speakers will include Ron King (Circle Press), Sarah Bodman (University of the West of England), and Chris McCabe (Poetry Library).
Proposals are now invited from practitioners and scholars for presentations of 20 minutes on any aspect of the Book Arts. A brief biographical note, along with an abstract of 200-300 words, should be sent NO LATER THAN October 1, 2015, to [log in to unmask]
Further conference details and opening of bookings will follow in October. Practitioners in attendance will be encouraged to bring an example of their work for display at the conference.