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Tues. 29 May

The Intersection of Journalism and Books

Copyright, Censorship, and the Uncertain World of Books
Keynote Address
 

Wed. 30 May

Illustrated Books
Women Writers and Readers 
AGM
The Uncertain World of Books in a Global and Digital Context

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CASBC 2012 Program

 Past and Present: The Uncertain World of Books

Eighth Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Wilfrid Laurier University & University of Waterloo

May 29 - 30, 2012
 

Tuesday, 29 May
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Registration and Welcome
Location to be confirmed
 

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10:30 - 12:00 p.m. The Intersection of Journalism and Books (joint session CHA-BSC-CASBC)

Location: Mathematics & Computer Science Building - Room 4059
University of Waterloo

Chair: Isabelle Robitaille, Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec

Elizabeth Dickens (Briercrest College) “Journalism embalmed in a book": Reviewing the Journalist as Critic

Dominique Marquis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
«Procurer à mes lecteurs quelques heures de délassement» : Les Recueils, les Notes de voyage et le roman de Jules-Paul Tardivel

John Shoesmith (University of Toronto) Even Bestsellers Get the News: The judicious Use of Journalistic Techniques by Arthur Hailey in Creating his Bestsellers
 

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12:00 -2:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Copyright, Censorship, and the Uncertain World of Books

Location: J.R. Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall - Room 305 South Campus, University of Waterloo

Chair: Myra J. Tawfik
(University of Windsor)

Marie-Claude Felton
(Harvard University)
Les arrêts de 1777, la propriété littéraire et l’essor de l’édition autonome

Stephanie Butler
(Murdoch University)
The Censorship of Contraceptive Information in fin de siècle Britain

Caitlin Bakker
(Wilfrid Laurier University)
From the Stationers’ Guild to Cyberspace: Copyright and the Concept of Authorship in the Digital Age

Comment: Jane A. McLeod
(Brock University)
 

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4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Break
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Keynote address (joint session BSC-CASBC)

Location: J.R. Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall - Room 307 South Campus, University of Waterloo

Chair:
Janet Friskney (York University)

Joan Judge (York University)
Textual and Material Intersections in the Chinese Periodical Press: Methodological Reflections, Digital Innovations
 

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Wednesday, 30 May
9:00 - 10:20 a.m. Illustrated Books

Location: J.R. Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall - Room 305
South Campus, University of Waterloo

Chair: Scott McLaren (York University)

Jessica Duffin Wolfe (University of Toronto)
Drawing Palestine from London, 1634-1917: The Battle for a Distant Landscape in Pre-Balfour Illustrated Travel Books

Gail Edwards (Douglas College)
Envisioning the Other: Images of Aboriginality in Canadian Children’s Illustrated Books

Lucía Cedeira Serantes (University of Western Ontario)
Comic books that feel like literary works: Young adult readers embrace, adapt and resist the concept of the graphic novel
 

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10:20 - 10:40 a.m. Break
10:40 - 12:00 p.m.

Women Writers and Readers

Location: J.R. Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall - Room 305
South Campus, University of Waterloo

Chair: Kathryn Carter (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Leah Knight (Brock University)
Uncertainty in the History of Reading: A Case Study of Method

Cecily Devereux (University of Alberta)
“This little Work”: The Uncertain World of Pre-Confederation Poetry Monographs by Women in Canada
 

Comment: Isabelle Lehuu (Université du Québec à Montréal)
 

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12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

AGM and Lunch 

Location: J.R. Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall - Room 305
South Campus, University of Waterloo

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1:45 - 3:30 p.m. The Uncertain World of Books in a Global and Digital Context

Location: J.R. Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall - Room 305
South Campus, University of Waterloo

Chair: to be announced

Susan Brown (University of Guelph) and the INKE Research Team
The Uncertain Edition: Building Books for the Future

Jen Pecoskie (Wayne State University) and Nadine Desrochers (University of Western Ontario)
Over, inside, and out: Using paratext to explore the book as a portal for information exchange

Lina Shoumarova (Carleton University)
Publishing Literary Translations in Canada in the Age of Multiculturalism

Comment: The Audience / Le public
 

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News


November 11, 2016
October 2016 CASBC Digest now available 

October 25, 2016
Call for Proposals - CASBC 2017 Beyond the Oceans: Canada in the World - Book and Print Culture Unbound

June 9, 2016
CASBC 2017 Conference will be at Ryerson University (Toronto), May 30-31, 2017 
 
 

 

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