384. What Is a Journal? Toward a Theory of Periodical Studies
Saturday, 4 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Public Garden, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: J. Stephen Murphy, New York, NY
Speakers: Ann Ardis, Univ. of Delaware, Newark; Sean Latham, Univ. of Tulsa; Dallas H. Liddle, Augsburg Coll.; James Mussell, Univ. of Birmingham; Matthew Philpotts, Univ. of Manchester
Matthew Philpotts's Annotation:
For position papers, visit www.ru.nl/esprit/ after 1 Nov.
Research in periodical studies continues to flourish, yielding numerous projects that take the periodical as an object of inquiry in its own right. Yet the theoretical development of the field remains elusive. This session tackles this weakness, bringing together periodical scholars from different disciplines to address the fundamental conceptual issues raised by this vibrant new field.
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