History of ASEC
The Australian Scholarly Editions Centre was established in 1993. Its director was Paul Eggert. It was established primarily to house the Academy Editions of Australian Literature project, undertaken on behalf of the Australian Academy of the Humanties and sponsored by the Australian Research Council, the Academy itself, as well as private foundations.
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ASEC is pleased to announce some recent books and journals
ASEC is working on a range of projects.
Over the past few years ASEC has successfully completed some significant projects.
Paul Eggert is an editorial theorist, scholarly editor and book historian in the discipline of English literature. He is employed as an Australian Research Council professorial fellow at UNSW Canberra.
Society for Textual Scholarship annual conference, 20-22 March 2014
The theme of the 2014 conference in Seattle is "Textual Scholarship Across the Disciplines". Keynote speakers are: Johanna Drucker (UCLA), David Scott Kastan (Yale), and Sheldon Pollick (Columbia). The program is at
Loyola Chicago day conference, 29 March 2014
The theme is 'Textual Conditions'. Speakers are Peter Shillingsburg, Alexandre Fachard, Joyce Wexler and Paul Eggert. Click
here for the program.
book:logic 6, 26 April 2014
book:logic 6 will be held at the University of Newcastle, NSW, on 26 April 2014. Click
Here for the conference poster. Offers of papers to the convener Ros.Smith@newcastle.edu.au.
SHARP annual conference, 17-21 September 2014
To be held at the University of Antwerp, in the old centre of the city. The theme is Religions of the Book. See