Conference proceedings will be held in Antiquarian Hall. Lunches and the reception will be held across the street in the First Baptist Church. Directions and parking information are available here.

Fifteen-minute tours of Antiquarian Hall will be held during breaks.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Welcome (9.30-9.45)

  • Ellen S. Dunlap, AAS President

Keynote (9.45-11.00)

BREAK (11.00-11.30)

Handling Newspapers PART I (11.30-12.30)
Moderator: Vincent Golden, AAS (Curator of Newspapers)

LUNCH (12.30-2.00)

Handling Newspapers PART II (2.00-3.00)

  • Respondent: Mary Kelley, University of Michigan (text of response)
  • Question and Answer / Discussion

BREAK (3.00-3.30)

Editorial Matters(3.30-5.00)
Moderator: Thomas Knoles, AAS (Marcus A. McCorison Librarian and Curator of Manuscripts)

Digital Showcase and Reception (5.00-7.00)
Featuring presentations from A New Nation Votes (Tufts/AAS), Cassey & Dickerson Friendship Albums (Library Company of Philadelphia), Early Caribbean Digital Archive (Northeastern), The Occom Circle (Dartmouth), TEI Archiving Publishing and Access Service (TAPAS) (Northeastern), and Walt Whitman Archive (University of Nebraska Lincoln).

Saturday, May 30, 2015


BREAK (11.00-11.30)

Book Ends PART I (11.30-12.30)
Moderator: Elizabeth Watts Pope, AAS (Curator of Books)

LUNCH (12.30-2.00)

Book Ends PART II (2.00-3.00)

  • Respondent: Matt Cohen, University of Texas Austin
  • Question and Answer / Discussion

BREAK (3.00-3.30)

Keyword Searches (3.30-5.00)
Moderators: Thomas Augst, New York University, and Molly O’Hagan Hardy, AAS (Digital Humanities Curator and ACLS Public Fellow)

  • Edward Whitley, Lehigh University, “Network
  • Matthew P. Brown, University of Iowa, “Reading”
  • Lisa Gitelman, New York University, “Media

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