Following two virtual events in 2021 in partnership with APS, we are eager to take the Print Working Groups further – with additional support from Ars Graphica!
Together we are excited to offer a series of three informal roundtable discussions in which you can pitch your work-in-progress idea, paper, or project to a small group of professionals in the field for feedback.
Want to pitch in? Join us for the first online session on Tuesday 17 May at 18.00 CEST/ 12.00 EDT by submitting this form by 25 April!
For the roundtable discussions, we are seeking submissions of pitches on projects in development by students, specialists, researchers and curators in prints of early modern Northern Europe, from the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries, including exhibitions, articles, dissertations, digitization projects, or other initiatives.
In a pitch, you briefly state your project and one or two focused questions you would like to bring to the group (5 mins), followed by time for discussion (15 mins). We hope that this format will encourage informal, lively conversation that can contribute to problem-solving challenges and moving projects forward in our field, whilst strengthening our international network.
Please RSVP for the first session on Tuesday 17 May by submitting this form by 25 April. On the form, you can propose a project to present or choose to listen in and partake in the discussion.
Up to 4 presenters can be accommodated per session. We will notify all who expressed interest of acceptance by 2 May. If you are not able to share a pitch this time, you are more than welcome to attend as a listener offering others feedback. An event link and summary of selected participant project descriptions will be provided to attendees one week prior to the session.
The first general session, on 17 May, will be followed by two follow-up sessions on 13 September and 15 November, each with a theme. The theme on 13 September will be “accessibility”, which could include, for example, topics relating to digital collections, expanding opportunities in print rooms or developing more inclusive narratives. The theme on 15 November is to be confirmed and may be informed by conversations arising in the earlier sessions.
If you know others who might be interested in taking part in these sessions, please do not hesitate to forward this invitation.
We look forward to your response!
Marjan Pantjes and Elizabeth Wyckoff,
in partnership with the Association of Print Scholars and Ars Graphica