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On behalf of the University of Pennsylvania, welcome to the virtual home of the 21st annual Conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP), which will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from July 18 to 21, 2013.

To contact us:
Please send email to:
Or call our dedicated phone number, +1-347-6SH-RP13 (+1-347-674-7713)

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The conference program is now available. Download it. Note that the program may still undergo small changes. The file available at this link is the most current at any time.

Registration for the conference is now open! Please visit our Registration page to learn more about registration rates and to sign up to attend. Presenters are requested to make every effort to register for the conference by May 15.

News Flash: Conference4Me App! Our conference program will be available not only on this website but also in a dynamic interactive format using the Conference4Me mobile app! Download the app at the Conference4Me website or on the iTunes Store or Android Market. And don't forget to bring your smartphone/tablet along with you to the conference.

We look forward to welcoming you to Philadelphia this July.