For the second Network of American Periodicals Symposium (NAPS see https://periodicalstudies.wordpress.com) the organisers are seeking papers that discuss American magazines’ political radicalism and dissidence; experimentalism; marginality; extremism; avant-gardism. Topics to be addressed might include the hand-printed, mimeographed, photocopied, homemade, short-lived, minority, dissident, banned, objectionable, radical, tasteless, amateur, arty, communist, fascist, sectarian, or religious magazines, usually found discarded in the American basement. Further topics of interest: Illustration and design; Networks; Legality; Persecution; Production and distribution; Access, Conservation; and preservation.
Event to be held Friday May 20, 2016 @The Keep, home of the University of Sussex Special Collections, see http://www.thekeep.info
Send short abstracts to Sue Currell at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 25th, 2016.