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MLA 2017 in Philadelphia

The next MLA conference will be in Philadelphia (5–8 January 2017).

Here are the two call for papers for SHARP sessions. Please send us an abstract or share with anyone who might be interested.

1. SHARP guaranteed session
Radical Book History - People, Archives, Methods

How do we write radical book history? "Radical" book trade figures, the use of "radical" methodologies or archives. All periods and places. 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2016; Lise Jaillant (

2. CSE-SHARP Collaborative Session

Editor-author relations; editors imagining or constructing readerships; social, interactive, crowd-sourced, translated/bilingual editions; editorial epistemologies, canons, information overload;
editions in promotion/tenure; paratext, apparatus, digital/print affordances. 250-word abstracts by 11 March 2016; Anne Coldiron (