2017 Annual Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of Canada

Book Historical & Bibliographical Praxis in Canada

29 May 2017
Ryerson University, Toronto
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

N.B.: All participants in the BSC conference are invited to attend our joint day with CASBC on 30 May 2017. See the program for “Bound by Three Oceans” for more details.

9:00 – 9:30 am

Welcome and registration with coffee and refreshments

Room: SLC-Student Learning 508

9:30 – 11:30 am

Round Table: Teaching Bibliography and the History of the Book in Canada

Room: SLC-Student Learning 508

Chair: Eli MacLaren (McGill University)

Teaching the History of Publishing at Simon Fraser University
Amanda Lastoria, Simon Fraser University

Les programmes d’histoire du livre et de l’édition à l’Université de Sherbrooke
Josée Vincent, Université de Sherbrooke
The Classroom, the Press Room, the Library, and the City: Experiential Learning and its Contexts in the University of Toronto’s Book History Program
Alan Galey, University of Toronto

The Role of the Book History Practicum
Thomas Keymer, University of Toronto 

Grab an Apron and Get to Work: Experiential Learning and the Bibliography Room at Massey College
Julia King, University of Toronto

A Collaborative Effort: The St. Michael’s College Press Lynch-Dunphy Apprenticeship Program
Silvia Vong & Manda Vrkljan, University of St. Michael’s College

11:30 – 1:30 pm

Catered Lunch and Annual General Meeting of the BSC

Room: SLC-Student Learning 508

 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Women, Writing, and Publishing in Canada

Room: SLC-Student Learning 508

Chair: Nicholas Giguère (Université de Sherbrooke)

Who Were Canada’s Early Women Writers?
Carole Gerson, Simon Fraser University 

Deconstructing the Woman Publishing Worker: A Historiographical Approach
Sarah Lubelski, University of Toronto

Diriger un magazine féminin dans les années 1950: La Revue moderne, creuset de la littérature en régime médiatique
Adrien Rannaud, Université de Sherbrooke, Récipiendaire du Prix nouveau chercheur 

3:00 – 3:15 pm

Coffee Break

3:15 – 5:15 pm

Intersections: Pushing the disciplinary boundaries of book history and bibliography

Room: SLC-Student Learning 508

Chair: Linda Quirk (University of Alberta)

Unexplored Business Models in Printing and Publishing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Cooperative Printing Firms at the Turn of the 20th Century
Fiona A. Black, Dalhousie University

Printing Christians: Colonial Print Culture at Rossville Mission Press
Roxanne L. Korpan, University of Toronto

Revisiting William Burton’s Post-1622 Leicestershire
Robert Imes, University of Saskatchewan

Paratextual Surrogates: Shadows of the Digital Object
Chris J. Young, University of Toronto

5:30 – 6:30 pm

Keynote Address   

Room: SLC-Student Learning 508

Introduced by: Nancy Earle (Douglas College)

Struggle and Story: Canada in Print. The Mounting of a Sesquicentennial Exhibition
Pearce J. Carefoote, Thomas Fisher Library Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto

5:00 – 7:00 pm

President’s Reception

Program is also available on the Congress website.