A few of us, and I’m not telling you who yet – unless they want to announce in on their blogs, are trying to organize a conference for next year to coincide with the 150th anniversary of The Battle of Gettysburg. I had batted around a mini-biblioblog conference around that event with someone and that someone has now expanded to someone else. Mark Noll has a book out, and while this may go along the same lines, I thought we could expand it to include not just theological constructions around the War, but Civil Wars in Classical Antiquity and how the one in 1860 (although hardly a civil war in the classic, or any, sense), and digital preservation projects. This covers the strata of biblio/theo/related blogs in the Library I think.
We are going to look for sponsors, of course. Thinking right now the Lutheran Seminary (historic, of course, among other reasons). Wouldn’t mind having a publisher or two or three there. Thought about a University sponsoring the event as well.
I’ll keep you informed.