We are seeking book reviews for volume 60 (2023) of Papers/Cahiers. Book reviewing with us is an opportunity to get familiar with the latest scholarly works in the multidisciplinary areas of book studies, and to get your name out there. Book reviews should be between 750 and 1000 words in length.Continue reading “Call for book reviews for volume 60 (2023) of Papers/Cahiers”
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 online scholarly journal, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada. The Society and its online 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”
On 29 -30 May 2023, Canada’s bibliographical and book studies community will gather for the Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Canada at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences for our first in-person conference since 2019.Continue reading “Deadline extended: Call for Papers for “Book: Re-imagined and Re-born””
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.Continue reading “Call for Nominations: 2023 Marie Tremaine Medal”
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.Continue reading “Call for applications: 2023 Emerging Scholar Prize”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) invites applications for the Marie Tremaine Fellowship and Bernard Amtmann Fellowship.
Deadline for application: January 23, 2023
The Marie Tremaine Fellowship is offered in memory and through the generosity of Marie Tremaine (1902-1984), the doyenne of Canadian bibliographers. The Fellowship was instituted in 1987 and is offered annually to support the work of a scholar engaged in some area of bibliographical research, including textual studies and publishing history and with a particular emphasis on Canada. The amount of the Fellowship is $2,000.00. The recipient of the Marie Tremaine Fellowship also receives a free one-year membership in the society.
The Bernard Amtmann Fellowship is offered in memory of Bernard Amtmann (1907-1979), the noted bookseller and specialist in Canadiana. The Fellowship was instituted in 1992 and is offered to support the work of a scholar engaged in one of Bernard Amtmann’s principal areas of interest: Canadiana, book collecting, bookselling and bibliography. Special consideration is given to applications from those working on some aspect of the book trade. The Fellowship, which is in the amount of $1,500, is also open to non-Canadians and to those who are not members of the Society.
For further details and to download an application form please see the Fellowship & Awards page of the BSC website.
The final program for the 2022 BSC/ SbC Conference “At the Threshold: Looking Forward, Looking Back” is now available here.
As a reminder, you can register for the 2022 FHSS Congress and BSC /SbC Conference here: https://www.federationhss.ca/en/congress/congress-2022/register.
The Conference Committee is pleased to present the preliminary program for the 2022 BSC Conference “At the Threshold: Looking Forward, Looking Back.” The program also will soon be available online on the Congress website.Continue reading “BSC 2022 Conference – preliminary Program available”
For its upcoming issue, the Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) invites the submission of stories or news items of interest to bibliographers and book historians. Potential topics include past or upcoming events (exhibitions, book fairs, etc.), ongoing projects, upcoming publications. Submissions are welcome from both members and non-members of the BSC.Continue reading “Bulletin 96: Call for Submissions”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) is pleased to announce that Chana Algarvio, a Masters of Information student in the Book History and Print Culture program at the University of Toronto, has been nominated for the BSC-SbC’s Congress Graduate Student Merit Award. The Awards Committee was impressed by her proposal to offer a pictorial analysis of the sizeable yet underrepresented collection of over 400 Greco-Roman papyri fragments from Ancient Egypt at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. Algarvio will present a paper at the BSC annual conference, which will be held remotely between May 16 and 18, 2022, on the iconographic elements of the papyri, how these surviving fragments might be reassembled, and what these pictorial/textual remains might teach us about ancient religious and funerary practices.Continue reading “Graduate Student Merit Award winner for 2022”