Starter Kits “starter kits” consist of readings, exhibits, and other materials (plus supporting bibliography) designed to seed research and teaching about infrastructure studies in specific fields or on particular topics. The initial starter kits were developed at U. California, Santa Barbara, by graduate students of Alan Liu on the model of the starter kit on Romantic-era infrastructure studies he developed for a conference event. welcomes contributions by others of starter kits. Starter kits should be focused on some area or topic; can include bibliographies, exhibits of multimedia, and other materials; and should introduce or structure such resources to provide an introductory guide.