Jessica Conrad wins the Wilbur Owen Sypherd Prize in the Humanities! More on Conrad’s work can be found here.
Check out UDAILY’s article about our 2nd Biennial Conference here!
EphemaWHAT?!? This is the title of Sarah Wasserman’s (Assistant Professor, Dept. of English) podcast on ephemera. In the podcast interview, Wasserman explains what is ephemera and why is it worth studying; Check it out here: https://www.ephemeral.show/episode/ephemawhat
Elizabeth Humphrey (Winterthur Program in American Material Culture) was a participant in the Delaware Public Humanities Institute in 2018. She is graduating from her MA program in May 2019 and has been appointed the Curatorial Assistant… Read More
CFP: College Book Art Association January 2-4, 2020, New Orleans, LA PDF Version https://www.collegebookart.org/Calls_for_Proposals/ https://cbaa.submittable.com/submit French explorers put New Orleans where it is because indigenous people showed them a bayou connecting Lake Pontchartrain to the… Read More
The conference “Black Bibliographia: Print/Culture/Art” took place on April 26 and 27 and hosted around one hundred attendants in order to discuss what is a black book. The first day of the conference started with… Read More
CALL FOR PAPERS for the Annual Conference of The Communal Studies Association October 17 to 19, 2019 Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur, Delaware “Space, Place, and the Spirit of Material Culture” The deadline for submission of… Read More
The series publishes innovative studies on material culture in literary, visual, and historical studies. The series seeks titles that engage with physical objects— broadly defined and including their formal attributes, ascribed functions, contribution to larger processes… Read More
Students and faculty from the Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware are proud to announce the launch of the first database prototype connecting objects, literature, and the visual arts! You can… Read More
On January 28, 29, and 30, 2019, the Center for Material Culture Studies (CMCS) at the University of Delaware held its first data entry marathon for our ongoing DH project ThingStor, a material culture database… Read More