Immigrant Book Culture in Comparative Perspective

Project Details

Description (abstract)

The pilot project will explore immigrant book culture in an international and multidisciplinary comparative perspective. Referring to the recent discussion, “book culture” is defined in the broad meaning, including different ways of producing and disseminating the written word, and the interaction of oral, scribal and printed communication. The project proposal includes scholars with the expertise in folklore studies, musicology, literary history, linguistics, theatre studies, information studies and social history.
Effective start/end date01/01/201931/12/2019

Fields of Science

  • 6160 Other humanities
  • Folklore studies
  • sociolinguistics
  • Immigrant culture
  • Book history
  • Theatre studies