The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) is pleased to announce that Marcelle Kosman, a doctoral candidate in the department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta, has been nominated for the BSC-SbC’s inaugural Congress Graduate Merit Award. Her paper, “Taking Out the Trash: The Ethics of Recovering White Feminist Fiction,” will be presented at the BSC’s annual conference in June 2020. Continue reading “Congratulating the BSC-SbC’s Congress Graduate Merit Award Nominee 2020”
The members of the Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) Fellowships Committee are very pleased to announce that Susan R. Fisher has been awarded the Tremaine Fellowship for 2020 for her project, “The Children’s Books of Fredericton’s Brunswick Press: A Bibliographic History.”Continue reading “2020 Marie Tremaine Fellowship Awarded”
Bibliographical and Book Studies in Canada
On June 1st and 2nd, 2020 bibliographical and book studies researchers will gather for the Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Canada at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Western University in London, Ontario. We encourage multidisciplinary engagement on the power of books in bridging social, ethnic, political, economic, and epistemological divides more broadly, while forming fresh visions for bibliographical and book studies.Continue reading “Call for Papers: The Power of Books in Bridging Divides”
The Awards Committee invites nominations for the Marie Tremaine Medal, offered by the Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) for outstanding service to Canadian bibliography and for distinguished publication in either English or French in that field. The Tremaine Medal is accompanied by the Watters-Morley Prize, a $500 scholarly award.
Deadline: December 13, 2019.Continue reading “Call for Nominations: Tremaine Medal 2020”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) invites applications for the Emerging Scholar Prize. The Prize promotes the work of a researcher who is beginning a career in the fields of book history and bibliography broadly defined, including a 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. Deadline for application: December 13, 2019.Continue reading “Call for applications: 2020 Emerging Scholar Prize”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada invites applications for the Marie Tremaine Fellowship and Bernard Amtmann Fellowship. Deadline for application: December 13, 2019.Continue reading “2020 BSC fellowships call for applications”
The latest issue of the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada is now available online: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/bsc.
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The Bibliographical Society of Canada/La Société bibliographique du Canada (BSC/SbC) announces transitions in the leadership of its publications program. Continue reading “Announcement from the Bibliographical Society of Canada”
As scholars of the history of texts and media in Canada, we are well aware of the long history of anti-Black racism in this country and call upon the Federation to recommit itself to addressing the ongoing impact of anti-Black racism within academic spaces. Continue reading “The Council of the BSC stands with the BCSA.”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada strongly decries the Ontario Government’s funding cuts to the Ontario Library Service. We stand in support of libraries across Ontario and Canada. Continue reading “Letter of protest to Ontario Library Service funding cuts”