New Directions in Print Culture Studies

Print Culture Research Unit - Annual Symposium 

Taking place:

Headington Hill Hall, Oxford Brookes University

9 May 2017

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr Samantha Rayner, University College London
  • Dr Shafquat Towheed, Open University

This one-day symposium will explore where the discipline of print culture studies is heading and reflect on how studying publishing and book history contexts – from the 19th century to the present day – alters the nature of, or provides new insights into traditional disciplines.  It will bring to together established academics and PhD students with interests in publishing studies, the history of the book, literary and cultural history, and the digital humanities.

Transport and Parking: Information about public transport and parking options is available on the university website: Unfortunately there is no parking available on Headington Hill campus for visitors. See:

Dietary Requirement: Lunch and refreshments are included for all speakers. Please contact Vincent Trott if you have special dietary requirements. For other delegates, there are a range of cafes and shops available on campus for you to purchase lunch.

There are a limited number of free places available. To book a place, go to EventBrite.

Symposium Organisers: Caroline Davis .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), Jane Potter .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), and Vincent Trott .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address),Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, School of Arts, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, OX3 OBP