Symposium - Textual Heritage for the 21st Century

Submission Deadline: December 21, 2020

Call for Submissions
International Symposium “Textual Heritage in the 21st Century World. Exploring the Potential of a New Analytic Category”
Hosted on Zoom, March 22-24, 2021

Keynote Speakers
Wiebke Denecke (MIT)
David C. Harvey (Aarhus University)

We cordially invite proposals for the International symposium “Textual Heritage in the 21st Century World”, to be hosted virtually by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (on Zoom).
Main topics:
Processes of canonization and heritagization of texts
Hegemonic mechanisms of world literature and authorized heritage discourses
The “UNESCO Memory of the World” and the problem of authenticity
Heritage and materiality
Non-European systems of musical notation
Musical reconstructions
The ownership, authorship, and copyright of textual products
Any other aspect related to written texts and their heritagization