Monday, April 22, 2013

Lawrence Roth "Unpacking My Father's Bookstore"

Lecture at the University of Michigan.  Now available for viewing on-line:

CFP: For an AJS session or sessions

We are looking for participants for sessions focusing on the history of the Hebrew/Jewish book at the upcoming AJS Annual Conference, December 15-17, 2013 at the Sheraton Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. We envision proposing one or two sessions exploring the transition from manuscript to print in the early modern period, changes in formatting of printed Hebrew texts, technologies of textual production and dissemination in the modern era and dissemination and related questions.  Please contact either Adam Shear <> or Berny Cooperman <> with suggestions and for further information. Please note: submissions will require that you be a paid-up member of the AJS. The deadline for submission is May 8 at 5 pm so we would appreciate hearing from you by May 1.