Turning Points and Defining Moments in Book History and Print Culture

2012 Annual Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of Canada
May 28-29, 2012

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo

 

May 28, 2012

9:00 a.m. Welcome from the President, Janet Friskney


9:15 – 10:15  Canadian Literary Projects

Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307
Chair:  Nancy Earle (Memorial University)

10:15 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:15 Publishing Histories (sponsored jointly by ACCUTE and the Bibliographical Society of Canada)

Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307
Chair: Eli MacLaren (McGill University)

12:15 – 1:45 BSC Lunch and Annual General Meeting

Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307

1:45 – 2:45 The Printing Press in History and Scholarship

Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307
Chair: Alison Rukavina (University of Alberta)

2:45 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 5:00 Authors, Editors, and Publishers

Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307
Chair: Sandra Alston (University of Toronto)

 

5:00 – 7:00 ‹Congress› President's Reception: UW Physical Activities Complex

 

May 29, 2012

9:00 - 10:00 Prominent Canadian Authors 

Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307
Chair: Tom Vincent (Royal Military College)

10:00 – 10:30 Break (Coffee to be served at Math & Computer Science Building, Room 4059)

10:30 – 12:00 The Intersection of Journalism and Books

(sponsored jointly by the Bibliographical Society of Canada, The Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture, and the Media and Communications History Committee of the Canadian Historical Association)
Room: Mathematics & Computer Science Building, Room 4059
Chair:  Isabelle Robitaille (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec)

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch Break

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Authoring/Editing/Publishing Canadian Poetry

Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307
Chair: Patricia Fleming (University of Toronto)

3:00 – 4:00 Carl Spadoni (McMaster University): Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada

Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307
Chair: Eli MacLaren (McGill University)

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 Break

4:30 – 6:00 Joan Judge (York University): “Textual and Material Intersections in the Chinese Periodical Press: Methodological Reflections, Digital Innovations”

(Keynote address sponsored jointly by the Bibliographical Society of Canada and the Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture)
Room: JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall 307
Chair:  Janet Friskney (York University)