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Timothy Shipe: Curator, International Dada Archive; Liaison for Arts and Literature

Timothy Shipe

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Tim Shipe
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International Dada Archive


M.L.S., University of Iowa, 1984

Ph. D., Comparative Literature, University of Iowa, 1981

B.A., Literature, Antioch College, 1972

Selected Publications

Dada/Surrealism (general editor, 2013 to present)

“A Century of Documenting Dada: From Coupures de presse to ‘Dadabase.’” Caietele avangardei, no. 8, 2016.

“Tristan Tzara: A Bibliography of Publications in English and German.” Les Cahiers Tristan Tzara, vol. 15-17, no. 61-86, 2010, pp. 1149-53.

“A Decade of Dada Scholarship: Publications on Dada, 1994-2005.” Dada Culture: Critical Texts on the Avant-garde. Ed. Dafydd Jones. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006. Pp. 285-321.

“Le Mouvement Dada: Bibliographie, 1983-2004.” In Dada: Circuit total. Ed. Henri Béhar and Catherine Dufour. Lausanne: L’Age d’homme, 2005. Pp. 743-770.

“The Dada Movement: Violating Boundaries.” In Migrations in Society, Culture, and the Library. Ed. Tom Kilton and Ceres Birkhead. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2005. Pp. 183-191.

“Travels into Several Remote Corners of the Information Universe: A Voyage to the Department of the Houyhnhnmists, or, Licensing Issues and the Integrated Collection.”  The Acquisitions Librarian, no. 33/34, 2005, pp. 25-34. Also in Managing Digital Resources in Libraries. Ed. Audrey Fenner. Binghamton: Haworth Information Press, 2005. Pp. 25-34.

“Marcel Duchamp Bibliography, 2000-2003.” Etant donné, no. 5, 2003, pp. 168-173. With the assistance of Kathryn M. Floyd.

“Issues in Cataloging Electronic Texts.”  In Literature in English: A Guide for Librarians in the Digital Age. Ed. Betty H. Day and William A. Wortman.  Chicago: American Library Association, 2000.  Pp. 280-88.

"Bibliography: Women in Dada." In Women in Dada: Essays on Sex, Gender, and Identity.  Ed. Naomi Sawelson-Gorse.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 1998.  Pp. 614-667.  (With Rudolf E. Kuenzli)

"Bibliography, 1969-95" and "Exhibition History."  In The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp.  Ed. Arturo Schwarz.  3rd ed.  New York:  Delano Greenidge, 1997. Rpt. in rev. and exp. pbk. ed., 2000.

"Hugo Ball: Bibliography." In Hugo Ball, Flight Out of Time.  Ed. John Elderfield.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.  (With Rudolf E. Kuenzli)

"Bibliographie Dada global."  In Dada global.  Zurich: Limmat-Verlag, 1994.  Pp. 443-62.  (With Rudolf E. Kuenzli)

"The Librarian and the Artist's Book:  Notes on the Subversive Art of Cataloging."  Visible Language, vol. 25, no. 2/3, spring 1991, pp. 327-33.




American Library Association/Association of College and Research Libraries

European Studies Section

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section

Literatures in English Section

Modern Language Association

Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism

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