2018 Annual Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of Canada

Preliminary Program for the Annual Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of Canada
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2018 in Regina, Saskatchewan
May 28 and 29, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

8:30 am. – 9:00 am. Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 am. – 9:30 am. Gwendolyn Davies (University of New Brunswick)
Loyalist printers, almanac poetry, and New Boys’ “New Year’s Verses” in Maritime Canada: 1775 -1830
9:00 am. – 10.00 am.  Sarah Dorward (University of Saskatchewan)
 The presentation and reception of James DeMille’s “ A strange manuscript found in a copper cylinder
10:00 am. – 10:30 am.  BREAK
10:30 am. – 11:15 am. Rasoul Aliakbari  (University of Alberta)
Print at the crossroads of diversities: The case of a hybrid framework
11:15 am. -11:45 am. Sam Popowich (University of Alberta)
“Agents of change”: Books and Marxist theories of history and technology
12:00 pm. – 1:00 pm. LUNCH
1:00 pm. – 2:00 pm. BSC/SbC Annual General Meeting
2:15 pm. – 2:45 pm.  Ruth Bradley-St.Cyr  (University of Ottawa)
The Ontario Royal Commission… Children’s literature?
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm. Jocelyne Thompson (University of New Brunswick) How to eat an elephant: Filling the gaps in New Brunswick bibliography
3:15 pm. – 3:45 pm. BREAK
 3:45 pm. – 5:00 pm. Panel – Robert Cole, Sharon Farnel, Kelly LeBlanc  (University of Alberta) From bibliography to digital repository: Traditional bibliographic practices and the provision of “meaningful access in an online environment      

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

 9:00 am. – 9:30 am. Susan Cameron (St. Francis Xavier University)
Gaelic publishing in Nova Scotia in the 19th and early 20th centuries
9:30 am. – 10:00 am. Virginie Mailhot       (Université de Sherbrooke)
Portrait: Les Éditions Hannenorak
10:00 am. – 10:30 am.  BREAK
10:30 am. – 11:15 am. Jennifer Scott  (Simon Fraser University)
Between two worlds: Catharine Parr Traill in books and periodicals in Canada and Britain
11:15 am. – 12:00 pm. Scott Schofield (Western University)
A diversity of readers: Studying, describing and mapping the multiple copies of Ralph Brooke’s “ A catalogue of the Succession of the Kings, Princes, Dukes ( London, 1619 and 1622)
12:00 pm. – 1: 30 pm.  LUNCH
1:30 pm. – 2:15 pm.  Mary Kandiuk (York University)
Exploring the diversities of book form: Artists’ books in Canada
2:15 pm. – 3:00 pm.  Laura Gerlitz (University of Alberta) 2018 BSC/SbC Emerging Scholar Prize winner
How to sell a Harlequin: Bringing the digital humanities into reader’s advisory
3:00 pm. – 3:30 pm.  BREAK
3:45 pm. – 4:45 pm.  Dr. Patricia Demers  (University of Alberta)
Keynote Address co-sponsored by CASBC-ACEHL