Session Descriptions

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Presentation Authors
Stream: Books, Writing and Reading
Enhancing Reading Culture in Kenya through Publishing Muthee, Dr. Daniel Wambiri
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Nature of the Palimpsest: From Archimedes to the Kindle Alexander, Prof. Ben
Paper Presentation Accepted
Interrogating the Traditions of Artists’ Publications: Andy Warhol Mulroney, Lucy
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Survey on the Concordance of l’Itimad-Assaltanih and Other Information Retrieval Tools in a Copy of Koran Dated 1313 Solar Hegira (1892 A.D.) Kokabi, Prof. Mortaza
Paper Presentation Accepted
Mobile Technologies: Enhancing Teaching in Australian Literature Ljungdahl, Dr. Lesley
Paper Presentation Accepted
Seceding from the Narrative: How the Criminal Underworlds in William Burroughs' Naked Lunch Map Out a Non-Linear Narrative through the Creation of "Temporary Autonomous Zones" DiMaggio, Kenneth
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Power of Story: How Literature Can Teach, Enrich and Transform Cairney, Prof. Trevor
Paper Presentation Accepted
Teaching Print Culture History to Digital Natives Vermeer, Dr. Leslie
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Crumbling Record to New Memorial: Remaking a Military History as a Digital Archive Woods, Prof. Claire A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Artistry in Rhythm and Muse: Word Music in a Different Kind of Book MacCalla, Dr. Thomas
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Aversion or Allure? Working with Second Language English Students in Teaching Poetry during School Experience Sessions: Creative Poetry Teaching Mabin, Kathleen Mary (Kathy)
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Ingpen Fold: Exploring Conservation and Innovation in the Book Art of Robert Ingpen Mayor Cox, Sarah
Paper Presentation Accepted
“Reader, I Married Him”: 19th Century Reading Practices, Reading, and Readers in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre Norrick, Corinna
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Ancient Indian Epic Ramayana: A Theory Looking into the Past for the Future of the Present World Bhat, Associate. Prof. Mangala Ramachandra
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Poetry Chapbook: Blessing or Curse? Woodcock, Asst. Prof. Diana Gwen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Grygoriy Levytskyi, Master of the First Half of the 18th Century: A Book Artist’s Creative Work in the Time of Cultural Changes Denysenko, Anastasia
Virtual Presentation Accepted
How to Choose your EFL Course Book? Some Useful Guidelines El-Dakhs, Dr. Dina
Virtual Presentation Accepted
"Innocents" and Experience: Mark Twain's Marginalia in William Prime's "Tent Life in the Holy Land", "The Innocents Abroad" and the Resilience of Literature Woodhouse, Mark
Paper Presentation Accepted
On Three Different Lives of A Clockwork Orange in Polish Culture Biegajlo, Bartek
Paper Presentation Accepted
Embodied Imagining in Young Adult Literature: Camouflage and the Process of Becoming Kiermaier, Tanya
Paper Presentation Accepted
Women Readers in Nineteenth Century France Jack, Dr Belinda
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Small and Fragile Bark of My Writing: Books and Material Texts in the Artist’s Studio Donovan, Abigail
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Celebrate and Cherish Journal: For Patients and Carers Cara, Coral
Virtual Presentation Accepted
We’re Here, We’re Queer…Or Not: Characters in Children’s Literature Epstein, Dr. B. J.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Synesthetic Dream: Books as Objects in A La Recherche du Temps Perdu Scalettar, Liana
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Chinese Language Books as Medium of Re-Presentation Tiquia, Dr. Rey
Paper Presentation Accepted
Encyclopedic Arc: Gravity’s Rainbow and Ephraim Chambers’ Cyclopaedia Gutierrez-Jones, Prof. Carl
Paper Presentation Accepted
Medieval Miscellanies, Personal Publishing and the Digital Age Rayner, Dr. Samantha
Paper Presentation Accepted
A National South African Children's Literature after 15 Years of Democracy? van der Walt, Prof. Thomas
Paper Presentation Accepted
New Light on the Dark Ages of the Hebrew Book Bregman, Prof. Marc
Paper Presentation Accepted
Ephemeral Amulet: Poem and the Book in the Digital Age Martone, John
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Badges to Moveable Type: How Gutenberg Came to Bring Mass Production Technology to the Production of Books Christy, Dr. T. Craig
Paper Presentation Accepted
Being of the Book: Reading Aloud, Memory and Spaces of Social Engagement Hibberd, Dr. Lily
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Books without Pages: Reading War Memorials as Stories Webb, Prof. Jen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Freedoms as Absolutes: An Archival Study of "John Brown's Body" Speser, Arendt
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Impact of the Printed Book on Popularization of Jewish Mystical Ideas Gondos, Andrea
Paper Presentation Accepted
Choice between Freedom and Command: Literary Autonomy and the Mechanics of Choice Blatnik, Andrej
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sindhi Folk Literature a Living Standard, for Oral Narration Customized as Open Source Book: Sindhi Folk Love Stories as Diction of Culture Rashid, Nargis
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Profound Absences: Genital Lack and Masculine Anxiety in Paul Richer's "Des Different Modes de Station Chez l'Homme Sain" Maynard, Elizabeth
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Rhetorics of Printed Late Ming Drama Illustration Bentley, Prof. Tamara H.
Paper Presentation Accepted
"...Franchino, Who Was Able to Restore Indebted Morals through His [Book] Studies": Pantaleone Meleguli's Biography of Franchino Gaffurio Kreyszig, Dr. Walter Kurt
Paper Presentation Accepted
Reading Dark Materials: Orality, Materiality, and the After-Age of Print Shohet, Dr. Lauren
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Rise of the Illustrated YA Novel: Challenges to Form and Ideology Macintyre, Dr. Pamela
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Bible as Cultural Object in Cinema Moses, Prof. Gavriel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Matisse et l'Origine [Matisse and the Origin]: A Study on the Genesis of Matisse's First Illustrated Book Vengoechea, Ximena
Paper Presentation Accepted
Aristotle’s Library and the Horses of Tros: The Book as a Material and Intellectual Object in Intellectual Circles in Antiquity Cambron-Goulet, Mathilde
Paper Presentation Accepted
Women’s Experiences of Gender Violence: Cape Slave Narratives and Post-Narratives Murray, Dr. Jessica
Paper Presentation Accepted
Teacher-Educator Writers: Two Perspectives of a Professional Road Taken
  1. Gidron, Dr. Ariela
  2. Shteiman, Dr. Yehudit
  3. Eilon, Dr. Batia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Beyond Typography: Investigating the Possibility of Explicating Typography Theory through Artist's Book Structure Yeo, Prof. Jesvin Puayhwa
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Authorial Practices in Graphic Art Education: Empowerment and Communication through Words and Image Kulman, Prof. Andrew
Virtual Presentation Accepted
A Typographic Case Study: Text Spacing within Children’s On-screen Books in New Zealand Primary Schools Vanderschantz, Nicholas
Paper Presentation Accepted
Long Document Features of Page-Layout Programs Adams, Dr. Richard
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Taking Picturebooks “Off-the-Page”: Moveable, Paper-Engineered Picturebooks, Precursors to the Emerging e-Picturebook Reinhard, Stella
Paper Presentation Accepted
Rauschenbush's First Readers Pitts, Dr. William
Paper Presentation Accepted
Science Speaks: Improving Readability of Texts Hodges, N. Jean
Paper Presentation Accepted
Excellence from A to Z: Book Indexing under the Loop Burger, Marlene
Paper Presentation Accepted
Susan Howe and the Difficulty of Printing Art in Printed Form del Toro Garcia, Leticia
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Books and Computer Technology: “It Looks Like a Book…” Brown, Dr. Llewellyn
Paper Presentation Accepted
Biracial/Multiracial Children and Families in Picture Books
  1. Scanlon-McMath, Dr. Joan
  2. King, Dr. Margaret
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Story of a Soul, and History of a Text Taylor, Dr Therese
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Book and Its Representation in Contemporary Art Innes, Dr Randy
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Hmong American Authors: Perspectives in Writing Buckles, Christina
Paper Presentation Accepted
Shelf Analysis: Using Autobibliographic Reflection to Illuminate Literacy Practices in a Post-Tomeish World Zinn, Dr. Wilkins-O’Riley
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Designing ICT Textbooks for Senior Secondary Students: A Case Study in Hong Kong Lai, Dr. Yiu Chi
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Danger of Institutional Conservatism in The Humanities Riggio, Adam
Plenary Presentation Accepted
How to Publish Four Books on Elementary Evolution Education Science (EEEs) with a Group of First-Time Authors – in one short 13-week term Amoriggi, Dr. Helen
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Educational Resources and Learning
The Costs and Benefits of the Electronic Private Library
  1. Movafaghi, Dr. Shahriar
  2. Pournaghshband, Dr. Hassan
  3. Chan, Dr. Tom
  4. Collins, Dr. J. Stephanie
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Identity Problem and the Learner’s Use of Arabish: Reasons and Future Impacts AlKhayat, Amany
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Expounding the Six Theories in the Book "Innovative Strategies to Develop Better Schools" Singh, Prof. Prakash
Paper Presentation Accepted
Paper or Electronic Books: Reading World Literature with High School Students and Staff"
  1. Seaton, Marti
  2. Mikuska, Dorothy
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Book Versus Technology in the Learning Process: A Paradox in Progress Kreyszig, Dr. Sheila
Paper Presentation Accepted
Publishing Aithiopika in Time of Counter Reformation Salgado, Prof. Ofelia Noemí
Paper Presentation Accepted
Using Action Based Research Teams as Educational Resources for Learning at a Zoo Krockover, Dr. Gerald H.
Paper Presentation Accepted
New from Old: Using Online Self-Publishing Services to Create New Resources in Special Collections Libraries Bindle, David
Virtual Presentation Accepted
A Decay of the US Public Education Sector in the Knowledge-Based Economy Kochan, Dr Anna
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Value of Information and Communication Technologies in Education Aboushadi, Rami Adel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Social Media and Their Potential Impact upon Learners’ Understanding of Information: The Impact of Words and Images within Distance Learning Environments, and the Associated Publishing Opportunities
  1. Crawford, Dr. Caroline M.
  2. Anyanwu, Kele
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Evluating Self-Instructional Print Material Used in Distance Learning Mode.
  1. Sultana, Dr. Naveed
  2. Shah, M. H.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Information Society, and Print and Electronic Texts
New Realities and Virtualities: Libraries’ Changing Roles in the World of Digital Rights Management
  1. Collins, Dr. J. Stephanie
  2. West, Prof. Carol T.
  3. Chan, Dr. Tom
  4. Movafaghi, Dr. Shahriar
  5. Pournaghshband, Dr. Hassan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Open Access Journals in the Humanities: Changing and Exchanging Scholarship in Children's Literature Beagley, David
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Humanities Knowledge Kiosk: Transforming Scholarship through Advanced Textual Linguistic Analysis
  1. Bengtson, Jonathan
  2. Crivella, Arthur
  3. Rixon, Dr Gordon
  4. Bramah, Michael
  5. Determined, To be
Colloquium Accepted
From Orality to Image: Traditional Qatari Narratives and Visual Media
  1. Ulmer, Jesse
  2. Paine, Patty
  3. Hill, Prof. Leland
Paper Presentation Accepted
Book Machine: Extending Understandings of the Sensory Experience of Reading Williams, Dr. Jordan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Content Strategies for the Interactive Story Siebels, Ashley
Paper Presentation Accepted
Digital Thought Balloons: Electronic Delivery and the Comic Book Cadieux, Lee
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Computer Cloud of Witnesses: Liturgical Books Online Bennett, Dr. Brian
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Codicology of the Interface: Reading Practices & Digital Reading Environments Bialkowski, Voytek
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Electronic Book: Reading, Linking, and Mining
  1. Dasigi, Prof. Venu Gopal
  2. Karam, Dr. Orlando
  3. Nuhfer-Halten, Dr. Bernice Maria
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Philosophy, Language and Information Retrieval Systems McGuirk, Karin
Paper Presentation Accepted
Designing the Printed Book as an Interactive Environment Timpany, Claire
Paper Presentation Accepted
Electronic Book Readers, Virtual Libraries, and the Demise of Language Barriers: The Role of Online Translators Malala, Dr. John
Paper Presentation Accepted
Post-Desktop Publishing: Future Books in an Era of Ubiquitous Digitality Dare, Eleanor
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Re(-)presenting the Unstable Text McQuail, Dr. Josephine
Paper Presentation Accepted
Media Influence on the Family Storytelling Experience Eigenmann, Dr. Connie S.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Opera at the Court of Leopold I: Documenting Baroque Gesamtkunstwerke with Books, Manuscripts, and Scores Walker, Dr. Thomas
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Book to Screen: Creating a Digital Paradigm for Scholarly Editions of Literature Evans, Kelli
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Libraries
Graduate Students' Usage of E-Books: A Comparative Study in Four Disciplines
  1. Chen, Shih-chuan
  2. Wu, Prof Ming-der
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Role of Rare Book Libraries in Keeping the Love of the Physical Book Alive Lane, Anne Marie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Building Rare Book Collections for the 21st Century University Curriculum Grace, Kevin
Paper Presentation Accepted
Edinburgh's Virtual Library: Engaging the Disengaged McGettigan, Liz
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Attitudes and Practice Bibliotherapy among Senior Trainees In Psychiatry Mac Suibhne, Dr. Seamus
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Modernization of University Libraries: A Comparative Study of University Libraries of Islamabad, Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa and Balochistan, Pakistan Jan, Saeed Ullah
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Role of Rural Public Libraries in Community Development and Empowerment
  1. Abu, Roziya
  2. Grace, Assoc. Prof. Marty
  3. Carroll, Dr. Mary
Paper Presentation Accepted
For a Reconstructive Hypothesis: From Inventories to Signs on Books Bruni, Dr. Flavia
Paper Presentation Accepted
B2i: Subject Portal for Library Science, Book Studies and Information Science Weichselbaumer, Nikolaus Julius
Paper Presentation Accepted
“Literatur, die unserer Ordnung nicht dient“ – Acquisition, Discarding and Censorship in GDR Public Libraries during the Ulbricht Era Capellaro, Herr Christof
Paper Presentation Accepted
E-Book Readers: A Year in the Life Herrera, Kevin
Paper Presentation Accepted
Special Collections: A Wealth of Resource Material Carothers, Prof. Martha
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Literacy
Literate or Illiterate? Seeking the Literate Student in Government Policy Edwards, Debra
Paper Presentation Accepted
Whole-Class Instruction or Independent Reading? Multiple Uses of Contemporary Young Adult Literature in the English Classroom
  1. Scherff, Dr. Lisa
  2. Groenke, Dr. Susan
Workshop Presentation Accepted
How the Changing Materiality of Texts Is Shaping our Epistemological Beliefs Mules, Philippa
Paper Presentation Accepted
Using Shared Communities and E-Gadgets as a Way to Encourage Literacy Skills: Applying E-Learning Andes, Laurie
Paper Presentation Accepted
An Appraisal of the Causes of the Failure of Illiteracy Reduction Programmes
  1. Hussain, Dr. Ashiq
  2. Salfi, Dr. Naseer Ahmad
Virtual Presentation Accepted
A Comparative Study of the Literacy Improvement Efforts: Pakistan and South Asian Countries
  1. Hussain, Dr. Ashiq
  2. Salfi, Dr. Naseer Ahmad
Virtual Presentation Accepted
What Are We Doing When We Read Novels? Reading Circles, Novels and Adult Literacy Development Duncan, Dr Sam
Paper Presentation Accepted
Using Typography to Create Visual Language: How Type is Used to Communicate Subtleties, Sensitivity and Emotion
  1. Glaser, Jessica
  2. Leak, Jeff
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Narrative Literacy and Wolfram von Eschenbach: Using a Medieval Author to Develop a New Definition of Literacy Ellis, Dr. Mark
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Wide Enough World but No Time: Empathy, Emersion, and Concentration in the Electronic Age Ochshorn, Dr. Kathleen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Communal Reading as a Way To Foster a Reading Culture: The One-Book-One-Library Project at the University of Johannesburg Janse van Vuren, Dr. Anette
Paper Presentation Accepted
Teaching Children's Literature with Wikis Chou, Dr. Wan-Hsiang
Paper Presentation Accepted
Changing Domains: A Case Study of E-Readers and an Online Library in Two Canadian Classrooms Nahachewsky, James
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Attitudes and Experiences of English-as-Additional Language Learners with a Computer-Based Reading Program. A Follow-Up Study
  1. Shapiro, Dr. Jon
  2. Reeder, Dr. Kenneth
  3. Wakefield, Jane
Paper Presentation Accepted
Reading the Edge, Converging Media and School: An Analysis of the Usage of Books and Multimedia in Latvian Schools Skulte, Dr. Ilva
Paper Presentation Accepted
European and Indigenous Australian Positionings through Books and Non-Print Texts: Investigations with a Regional Australian Primary School Zeegers, Dr. Margaret
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Publishing
Professional Competencies for Future Publishing Practitioners
  1. Ho, Dr. Hui-Yi
  2. Wang, Dr. Luh-Wang
Paper Presentation Accepted
Teaching Monograph Literacy to a Digital Generation Perret, Robert
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Current Trends in Continuing Education Publishing in Sub-Saharan Africa Adekanmbi, Dr. Gbolagade
Paper Presentation Accepted
Equipping Future Publishers for the Digital Environment: Curriculum Needs and Assessment Processes Kernan, Mary Ann
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Contributing to Nation-Building through Religious Publishing: The Catholic Press in Papua New Guinea Crowl, Dr. Linda
Paper Presentation Accepted
Development Pattern of Digital Publishing in China Chen, Jie
Paper Presentation Accepted
An Exploratory Investigation of Technology Innovation and Foresight for Developing Chinese E-Books
  1. Chien, Chen-chung
  2. Chou, Prof. Huey-Wen
Paper Presentation Accepted
What the Goddess Venus Is Doing in the 1574-1575 Edition of Maimonides' Mishneh Torah? Kalman, Dr. Ruthie
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Book An Adaptation From the Film: Technology, Narrative, Business & How the Book Industry Might Adapt the Film Ayodeji, Julius
Paper Presentation Accepted
Beyond D.I.Y. The Political Economy of Publishing-on-Demand Haylock, Dr. Brad
Paper Presentation Accepted
Transferring Paratexts into the Digital Age: an Economical Approach Emrich, Prof. Kerstin
Paper Presentation Accepted
Thinking Outside the Book: The New Role of Video in Publishing Murphy, Paul
Workshop Presentation Accepted
The Rise of Global Publishing and the Fall of the Global Book: Gary Fisketjon on Editing Peter Carey Glover, Dr. Stuart
Paper Presentation Accepted
Backlist and Frontlist, Bestsellers and Longsellers in a Small Publishing Market: The Case of the Greek Publishing Industry at a Turning Point Banou, Dr. Christina
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Avid Readers' eBook Attitudes Wikström, Dr Patrik
Paper Presentation Accepted
Merging Publishers’ and Libraries’ Institutional Interests through Business Modeling Braet, Olivier
Paper Presentation Accepted
How Well Do UK Publishers of Marketing Textbooks Investigate and Understand the Market They Are Selling To?
  1. Masikunas, George
  2. Baverstock, Dr. Alison Mary
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Strategic Brand Management: Tools in Publishing Pitsaki, Dr. Irini
Virtual Presentation Accepted