Learned Love: The Dutch Love Emblem on the Internet

Date: November 6 – 7, 2006
Venue: Utrecht, NL

To conclude the Emblem Project Utrecht (EPU), a Dutch initiative with the objective of digitizing the corpus of Dutch love emblems (for more information, see http://emblems.let.uu.nl), a conference will be held on November 6 and 7 2006. The focus of this conference will be on the two central topics of the EPU: the Dutch love emblem and the emblem digitization process.

With this Call for Papers, the organization would like to invite speakers to present their work at the conference. We especially appreciate case studies carried out with the help of the EPU collections and contributions that explicitly reflect on the value and serviceability of the EPU collections. Please refer to conference website for a detailed description of the scope of the following issues 1. The Dutch Love Emblem and 2. The Digitization of Emblem Books that the organization has in mind for paper topics.

Abstract submissions (max. 300 words)for a 30 minute paper.