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Libraries, archives, digital scholarship and teaching
I am an interdisciplinary scholar of improvised sound, performance, and archives. My main focus is how black creative musicians engage with the idea of the archives in their musical works and performances.
Archival and library sciences; German literature; Yiddish literature
Digital humanities, archives, games, contemporary literature
Scholarly communication, publishing, libraries, archives, humanities (digital and non), fiction/literature.
Ph.D. in Spanish Philology. Researching in Literature, libraries, archives and Digital Humanities.
Dever, M. Paper, Materiality and the Archived Page. Series: New Directions in Book History. London: Palgrave, 2019, xvii + 121pp.
Dever, M. Ed. Archives and New Modes of Feminist Research. London: Routledge, 2018, viii + 218pp.
Dever, M., Taylor, A. and Adkins L. Eds. Germaine Greer: Essays on a Femi…
Professor Maryanne Dever is joint Editor-in-Chief (with Lisa Adkins) of the journal Australian Feminist Studies (Routledge/Taylor & Francis). She is an Associate Dean in Arts & Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney. She was previously Director of the Centre for Women’s Studies & Gender Research at Monash University and President of the Australian Women’s & Gender Studies Association (AWGSA). She has held posts at the University of Sydney and the University of Hong Kong, as well as visiting posts at McGill University, University College London and the University of Tampere. Her research interests encompass feminist literary & cultural studies and critical archival studies. Her latest research on the status of archived paper with the advent of digital technologies appears in the book Paper, Materiality and the Archived Page (2019). She co-edited a special issue of Archives and Manuscripts on ‘Literary Archives, Materiality and the Digital’ (2014) and one on ‘Archives and New Modes of Feminist Research’ for Australian Feminist Studies (2017). The latter has since appeared as an edited book with Routledge and won a 2018 Mander Jones Award from the Australian Society of Archivists.
I am an English PhD candidate at TCU. My research interests include the relationships between early American women’s manuscript culture, the archive, and digital archive. I am also interested in the Digital Humanities.
Laura E. Helton is Assistant Professor of Print and Material Culture in the Departments of English and History at the University of Delaware. Her work on African American print culture, archival studies, and public humanities has appeared in PMLA, Social Text, and Southern Quarterly. Her current book project, “Collecting and Collectivity: Black Archival Publics, 1910-1950,” examines the emergence of African American archives and libraries to show how historical recuperation shaped forms of racial imagination in the early twentieth century.