SHARP 2018

SHARP is coming to the southern hemisphere! We are very excited to share the news that the annual conference for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing will be hosted by the Digital Humanities Research GroupSchool of Humanities and Communication Arts (SoHCA) at Western Sydney University, 26-29 June 2018.

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Picture yourself here… (Photo credit: Willard McCarty)
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…and here too. (Photo credit: iMedia)

To date, organizing committee members include:

  • Dr Jason Ensor (Convener and Chair, SoHCA, Western Sydney University)
  • Professor Simon Burrows (Convener, SoHCA, Western Sydney University)
  • Professor Anthony Uhlmann (Writing & Society Group, Western Sydney University)
  • Mr Michael Gonzalez (Western Sydney University Library).
  • Dr Anne Jamieson (SoHCA, Western Sydney University)
  • Dr Matthew McGuire (Writing & Society Group, Western Sydney University)
  • Associate Professor Sara Knox (SoHCA, Western Sydney University)
  • Dr Helen Bones (SoHCA, Western Sydney University)
  • Professor Martyn Lyons (Emeritus Professor of History & European Studies, University of New South Wales)
  • Ms Kerry Kilner (Director, AustLit: the Australian Literary Gateway, University of Queensland)
  • Dr Simone Murray (National Centre for Australian Studies & Centre for the Book, Monash University)
  • Dr Julieanne Lamond (School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Australian National University)
  • Professor David Carter (Chair of the AustLit Board and Professor of Australian Literature and Cultural History, University of Queensland)
  • Richard Neville (Mitchell Librarian, State Library of New South Wales)

Start planning your trip and counting all those frequent flyer miles. (But we’ll see you first in Victoria, BC, for SHARP 2017.)