2020 STS Conference Registration

The Society for Textual Scholarship’s 2020 International Interdisciplinary Conference, “Borders of the Book,” will be held from March 19-21, 2020 at the University of Pennsylvania. Your registration fee includes access to all conference panels and plenaries, the opening reception on March 19, and the conference banquet on March 21. All conference panels and plenary sessions will be held at the UPenn Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts. The Saturday evening conference banquet will be at Study Hotel at University City, a highly-rated venue within walking distance of the Penn campus.

The deadline to fill out the registration form below is March 10. The full conference program will be available on the STS website by Feb. 1.

Payment is accepted either via PayPal via this website or by check, cash or PayPal in person at the conference registration table. We highly recommend that you register before you arrive! Your PayPal confirmation will serve as your conference registration receipt. 

Registration for the conference is a three-step process.

You must be a member of the Society for Textual Scholarship in order to present at the annual conference. Click here or on the “Membership Information” link above to become a member or renew your membership. For membership questions, contact areynolds@wtamu.edu.

Next, please register for the Society of Textual Scholarship conference by filling out the registration information form below. If you are registering on behalf of another person or persons, please indicate registrant names, institutions (if applicable) AND addresses in the comment box below. There is a dinner banquet (Saturday evening, March 21) included in the conference registration fees. Please indicate if you plan to attend the banquet or not. If you do plan to attend the banquet, please indicate whether or not you would prefer a vegetarian meal in the drop-down menu below. Click “Submit” when you have provided the required information for our records.

Choose one of the yellow PayPal buttons to pay your registration fee or plan to pay via cash or check at the conference check-in and registration table. Registration is $200 for faculty and $100 for graduate students, retirees, and adjunct faculty. All prices are in US dollars.

Choose the correct registration option below and click “buy now” to complete your advanced registration payment with PayPal (unless you plan to pay via cash or check at the conference):

Faculty Registration ($200)

Student/Retired/Adjunct Registration ($100)


All conference sessions will be held at the UPenn Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts on the campus of the University of Pennslyvania. Click here for information on accommodations nearby.

For additional information, contact the conference committee at stsconference2020@gmail.com.