“Current Directions in Book History: Borders without Boundaries”

2014 Annual Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of Canada
26-27 May 2014

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Brock University


Monday, 26 May 2014

8:30 a.m. Welcome from the President, Linda Quirk (University of Alberta)

8:45 – 10:00  The Terrain of the Imagination: Authorship, Popular Fiction, and Literature

Room: East Academic-102
Chair:  Jillian Tomm (McGill University)

10:00 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 12:00 Writing Lives and the Lives of Books (sponsored jointly with Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English [ACCUTE])

Room: East Academic-102
Chair: Ruth Panofksy (Ryerson University)

12:00 – 2:00 BSC Catered lunch and Annual General Meeting (for BSC members only)

Presentation of the Marie Tremaine Medal.
Room: East Academic A-102

2:00 – 3:30 Digital Curation: Are We Fulfilling Our Obligations to Future Generations? How Does “Digital Curation” Relate to the Curatorial Practices Employed by Special Collections Libraries? (sponsored jointly with the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians [CAPAL])

Room: Glenridge Building A-162
Chair: Linda Quirk (University of Alberta)

3:30 – 3:45 Break

3:45 – 4:45 Preserving and Protecting Cultural Identity and Knowledge

Room: Glenridge Building A-162
Chair: Annie Murray (University of Calgary)

5:00 – 7:00 Congress President's Reception

Room: TBA


Tuesday, 27 May 2014

8:45 - 9:45 Canadian Publishing

Room: Thistle-147
Chair: Janet Friskney (York University)

9:45 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:45 Transnational Travels of Books and Print Media: Historical Studies, Theories, Methods and Questions (sponsored jointly by the Canadian Historical Society [CHA] Media and Communication History Committee)

Room:International Centre 110
Chair: Sandra Alston (University of Toronto)

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00 Ephemera without Borders

Room: Thistle-147
Chair: Randall Speller

2:00 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 3:30 Digitization and Digital Publishing: Issues and Challenges

Room: Thistle-147
Chair: Christopher Young (University of Toronto)

3:30 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 5:30 Keynote Address by Alan Galey (University of Toronto): “The Bibliographic Study of Born-Digital Texts.”

(Sponsored jointly by the Bibliographical Society of Canada and the Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture)
Room: Thistle-244
Chair: Geoffrey Little (Concordia University) 

5:30 – 6:30 Reception hosted jointly with CASBC

Room: Plaza-207