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Society for Textual Scholarship
New York, March 2003

Call for Papers

The Society for Textual Scholarship: Twelfth Biennial International
Interdisciplinary Conference

March 19-22, 2003, New York University

Program Chair: David Holdeman, University of North Texas
Deadline for Proposals: October 31, 2002

The Program Chair invites the submission of full panels or individual
papers devoted to the interdisciplinary implications of the various
aspects of contemporary textual scholarship: the discovery, enumeration,
description, bibliographical analysis, editing, and annotation of texts in
disciplines such as literature, history, musicology, classical and
biblical studies, philosophy, art history, legal history, history of
science and technology, computer science, library science, lexicography,
epigraphy, paleography, codicology, cinema studies, theater, linguistics,
and textual and literary theory.

Papers should be no more than 20 minutes in length. Panels should consist
of three papers. Individual proposals should include a brief abstract (one
or two pages) of the proposed paper as well as the name, e-mail address,
and institutional affiliation and address of the participant. Panel
proposals should include a session title, the name of a designated contact
person for the session, the names, e-mail addresses, and institutional
addresses and affiliations of each person involved in the session, and a
one or two-page abstract of each paper to be presented during the session.

All abstracts should indicate what (if any) technological support will be
requested. Such support may be limited, so please request only what is
truly needed.

Inquiries and proposals should be sent to:

Professor David Holdeman, Program Chair
Society for Textual Scholarship
Department of English
The University of North Texas
P.O. Box 311307
Denton, TX 76203-1307

Proposals may also be sent by fax to +1-940-565-4355 or via e-mail to

All participants in the STS 2003 Conference must be members of STS. For
information about membership, please contact Secretary-Treasurer Nancy M.
Goslee, Department of English, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
37996-0430, USA ( For conference updates and other
information, see the STS website: