The Centre for Printing History & Culture is fast approach the end of its first academic year. To mark this milestone, we will be holding a small and informal symposium/social event on Tuesday 28 June 2016 from 1600-1900 in the Jekyll Room at Winterbourne House & Garden, Birmingham.
Book free tickets here.
KEYNOTE: Professor Howard Cox, University of Worcester, Horatio Bottomley and the making of John Bull Magazine.
SPEAKERS: Rina Aryia, University of Wolverhampton, Sacred Texts; Jane Cooksey, University of Wolverhampton, Printing Machines and the Technical Education Act; Jenni Dixon, Birmingham City University, Making things curious; Duncan Frankis, University of Birmingham, The nefarious newspaper: The Dublin Evening Post, 1789-94; Lee Hale, University of Birmingham, Winterbourne Press: history, developments and aspirations; Jessica Glaser, University of Wolverhampton, Beatrice Warde; John Hinks, Birmingham City University, Location, location, location: how early printers chose where to set up in business; Martin Killeen, University of Birmingham; Darryl Lim, University of Reading, From metal type to typewriter: the case of the Plebiean Newspaper in Singapore, 1963; Elaine Mitchell, University of Birmingham, 'A most excellent bottom': print, politeness and provincial amusement; Saima Nasar, University of Birmingham, East Africcan Asian texts: convivial print cultures in diaspora; David Osbaldestin, Birmingham City University, Sanserif, the face of politics and protest.
CHAIRS: Caroline Archer, Birmingham City University; Malcolm Dick, University of Birmingham; Chris Hill, Birmingham City University.
Refreshments will be provide.