Category Archives: News and events

ICA supports Blue Shield statement on cultural sites in Iran

ICA supports the Blue Shield International statement on potential specific targeting of cultural sites in Iran Blue Shield International notes with grave concern the recent statements by the President of the United States of America that he is seriously contemplating … Continue reading

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T. S. Eliot letters opened after 60-year closure

Princeton University has announced that the letters from the Anglo-American poet T. S. Eliot to his friend and “muse” Emily Hale have finally been opened for research, as from 2 January 2020. This follows one of the longest and most … Continue reading

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SLA Committee / Bureau / Comité Directeur, 2020-2024: decision / décision

Dear SLA Colleagues, I am pleased to announce, after the closure of nominations, that the following Committee has been elected for the period 2020-2024: Leonor Calvão Borges Fatoumata Cissé Diara Heather Dean André Derval Sebastian Gurciullo Veno Kauaria Annantonia Martorano … Continue reading

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Asian Diasporic Literature: Past, Present and Future

Details have been announced of an international conference entitled Asian Diasporic Literature: Past, Present and Future to be held on 29-30 July 2020 at the School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia. In this 2020 conference special attention will be paid … Continue reading

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SLA Committee, 2020-2024

From Heather Dean, SLA Secretary Dear Colleagues / Cher(e)s collègues: The ICA Section for Archives of Literature and Art (SLA) needs to elect a new Committee for the period 2020-2024 and nominations are invited. The Committee may have a membership … Continue reading

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Grants to digitise archival collections at risk

From our friends at the Endangered Archives Programme APPLY FOR A GRANT TO DIGITISE COLLECTIONS AT RISK The Endangered Archives Programme seeks to preserve cultural heritage and make it available to as wide an audience as possible. We fund digitisation … Continue reading

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Born-digital literary archives in ‘Archives & Manuscripts’

The latest issue of Archives & Manuscripts (vol. 47, no. 3, November 2019) is dedicated to born-digital literary archives under the special theme of After the Digital Revolution guest edited by Lise Jaillant. The contents of the issue are as … Continue reading

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