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”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) is pleased to announce that Julia Galmiche-Essue has been awarded the Emerging Scholar Prize for 2022. She is a doctoral student in the Department of French Studies and the Collaborative Program in Book History and Print Culture at the University of Toronto. The awards committee was impressed by her strong academic record, which includes numerous presentations and publications in the area of literature produced by writers of the Franco-African Diaspora. Her current research focuses on writing and publishing by contemporary Afro-Quebecers.Continue reading “Congratulating the BSC-SbC Emerging Scholar 2022”
The members of the Fellowships Committee are very pleased to announce that Mark Clintberg has been awarded the Tremaine Fellowship for 2022 for his project, “Join, or Die”: The Integrity Fonds.Continue reading “2022 Marie Tremaine Fellowship Awarded”
The call for papers for The Bibliographical and Book Studies in Canada Annual Conference has been extended to February 28, 2022.Continue reading “Call for Papers: “At the Threshold: Looking Forward, Looking Back” — Bibliographical and Book Studies in Canada”
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: Tremaine Medal 2022”
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: 2022 Emerging Scholar Prize”
The Bibliographical Society of Canada invites applications for the Marie Tremaine Fellowship. Deadline for application: December 12, 2021.
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.
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.
Submissions should range between 200 and 300 words in length and should be sent to email@example.com by September 30, 2021.
Register at this link -> https://bbsc-elbc2021.eventbrite.ca/
Relations of the Book
From May 31st to June 1st, bibliographical and book studies researchers will gather remotely for the virtual Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Canada. Our conference speakers this year will engage with the theme ‘Relations of the Book’ in connecting peoples, communities, cultures, and ways of knowing while forming inclusive visions for bibliographical and book studies. We are excited to share a program of speakers that engage with the theme, which includes presentations on the decolonization of texts and diverse bibliographical approaches to examine marginalized ‘book’ cultures.Continue reading “Registration open: Bibliographical & Book Studies in Canada Virtual Conference”
The Awards Committee of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/ La Société bibliographique du Canada (BSC-SbC) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Marie Tremaine Medal for excellence in bibliography has been awarded to Dr. Benoît Melançon of the Université de Montréal. As the recipient of the Tremaine Medal, he will also be presented with the Watters-Morley Prize, a cash award named in honour of the distinguished Canadian bibliographers, Reginal Watters and William Morley.Continue reading “2021 Marie Tremaine Medal Announcement”