The Bibliographical Society of Canada celebrates the life and mourns the passing of William F.E. Morley. Bibliographer, author, and veteran, he left an indelible mark on our Society and on the field of bibliographical studies and librarianship in Canada.
The BSC-SbC honours the life and contributions of Francess Halpenny, a formative figure in the world of publishing and librarianship in Canada whose career spanned over sixty years.
The Book at the Crossroads of Diversities
The Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Canada
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Regina
28-29 May 2018
Over the centuries, the book has played a pivotal role in capturing, preserving and passing on voices to succeeding generations of readers. At Congress 2018 bibliographers and book historians will gather at the annual conference of the Bibliographical Society of Canada to explore the many facets of the book that have made it such an enduring conveyor of the diversities upon which Canadian culture has been built. Continue reading “Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Canada”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) is pleased to announced that Dr Ruth Bradley-St-Cyr has been appointed editor of the Society’s bilingual, peer-reviewed journal, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada. Continue reading “Appointment of Editor of the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) invites applications for the Emerging Scholar Prize. The Prize promotes the work of a researcher who is beginning his or her career in the fields of book history and bibliography broadly defined, including the study of the creation, production, publication, distribution, transmission, history, and uses of printed books, manuscripts, or electronic texts. Preference will be given to topics with a Canadian dimension.
The Bibliographical Society of Canada invites applications for the Marie Tremaine Fellowship. Deadline for application: December 15, 2017
The latest issue of the Bulletin (Summer 2017) is now available online. Many thanks to our new Bulletin editor, Philippe Mongeau, for putting it together.
Paper copies will be mailed out shortly to those members who have requested them.
Alexandra Kordoski Carter, Secretary
Bibliographical Society of Canada /Société bibliographique du Canada
The BSC expresses its enduring support for the employees of Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ). On 18 July 2017, the BSC sent the following letter of protest to the Ministre de la Culture et des Communications and to the Premier ministre du Québec. #JeSoutiensBAnQ Continue reading “The BSC supports the employees of BAnQ”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada/Société bibliographique du Canada (BSC/SbC) invites applications or expressions of interest for the position of Editor of the Society’s bilingual scholarly journal, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada. The Society and its journal promote the study of the history, description, and transmission of texts in all media and formats, with an emphasis on Canada. Continue reading “Call for Applications: Editor of Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada”
The draft programs of the annual meeting of the Bibliographical Society of Canada, “Book Historical and Bibliographical Praxis in Canada,” (29 May 2017) and of the special conference “Bound by Three Oceans: Reading, Writing, Printing & Publishing in Canada since Confederation” (30 May 2017) are now available!