Authors, Printers, Publishers and Readers in Transcontinental and Transnational Context

2011 Annual Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of Canada
May 30-31, 2011

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University

 

May 30, 2011

9:30 a.m. Welcome from the President Anne Dondertman


9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Session 1
Room: Milham Room #100, Harriet Irving Library
Chair:  Janet Friskney (York University)

Randall Speller (Independent Scholar), “Men Wander Far for Fortune: The Case of E.D. Hand, Publisher, Printer, and Journalist”
Shelley S. Beal (Wilfrid Laurier University), “An Increased French Presence in the North American Review in the 1890s”

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session 2
Room: Milham Room #100, Harriet Irving Library
Chair: Sandra Alston (University of Toronto)

Fiona Black (Dalhousie University), “Transnationalism, Colonialism and Labour Migration in the Book Trades”
Jillian Tomm (McGill University), “Exploring Remote Collections: A Method of Analysing Data from Online Catalogues Using EndNote and Excel Software”

12:15 – 2:15 p.m. BSC Lunch and Annual General Meeting
Room: Alumni Lounge, Room 113, Alumni Memorial Building

2:15 – 4 p.m. Session 3
Room: Milham Room #100, Harriet Irving Library
Chair: Isabelle Robitaille (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec)

David Sume (Université de Montréal), “Iliazd’s Conception of the Book: A Russian Avante-garde Exploration of the French Deluxe Illustrated Edition”
Nicholas Giguère (Université de Sherbrooke), “Pierre Salducci : au carrefour de la littérature gaie”
Gail Edwards (Douglas College), “Children’s Librarians Encounter the Airwaves”

 

May 31, 2011  Shared Day – CASBC, BSC and other Societies

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.  Joint Session 1: The Place of Books

Bibliographical Society of Canada
Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English

Location: Carleton 256
Chair: Eli MacLaren (Carleton University)

Nadine Fladd (University of Western Ontario): “‘Empire State of Mind’: Mavis Gallant’s Challenge to New Yorker Readers”
Alexander Eastwood (University of Toronto): “A Fantastic Failure: Displaced Nationalism and the Intralingual Translation of Harry Potter”
Steven McLeod (Carleton University): “Printing Cree, for the Nation”

10:15 – 10:30 a.m Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.  Joint Session 2

Bibliographical Society of Canada
Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture

Location: Milham Room #100, Harriet Irving Library
Chair:  Scott McLaren (York University)

Loren Lerner (Concordia University): “William Notman’s Photographic Selections (1863)”
Kathryn Carter (Wilfird Laurier University): “Seeing My Self in Print: Vanity Publishing and Emigrant Autobiographies in Late-19th-Century Canada”

11:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH BREAK 

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Joint Session 3: The Intersection of Broadcasting and Print

Bibliographical Society of Canada
Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture
Canadian Historical Association Media and Communications History Committee

Location: BMH 103
Chair: Mary Vipond (Concordia University)

DeNel Rehberg Sedo (Mount Saint Vincent University), “Hierarchies of Trust in an Era of Broadcast and City-Wide Programs”
Peggy Lynn Kelly (University of Ottawa), “Canadian Print and Broadcasting Intersections: Mary Grannan and Patricia Joudry, 1939-1960”
Lise Jaillant (University of British Columbia), “Bennett Cerf: The Publisher as Celebrity”
Mark McGowan (University of Toronto), “The People’s School of the Air: St. Francis Xavier University Extension, Social Christianity and the Creation of CJFX”

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. BREAK

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Keynote Panel on Atlantic Canadian Publishing

Bibliographical Society of Canada
Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture

Room: Milham Room #100, Harriet Irving Library
Moderator: Gwen Davies (University of New Brunswick)

Panelists:

Susanne Alexander, Goose Lane Editions
Jim Lorimer, Formac
Andrew Steeves, Gaspereau Press
Dean Irvine, Editing Modernism in Canada