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Considering the Canadian Public’s Most Fundamental Text: Christopher Moore Talks About the Canadian Constitution in the Face of Canada 150 at the W.L. Morton Lecture 2017

By Jessica Anne Carter On this rather rainy, snowy Thursday evening, I made my way up to Champlain College to hear Christopher Moore’s talk on the Canadian Constitution and how it has held up to the changes of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Expecting to hear about the outdatedness of a document drafted in the […]

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Welcome!

Welcome to the new cohort of Public Texts students! Looking forward to meeting the class of 2017-18!

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2017 Public Texts Colloquium – Wednesday, April 12

The 2017 Public Texts Colloquium was a great success! Thanks to the speakers, and to everyone who attended this year’s showcase of “Public Texts” research.

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Public Texts symposium: Travel, Displacement, Mobility – May 25

You are invited to a Public Texts symposium – Travel, Displacement, Mobility: Canadian Voices and Cross-Cultural Encounters – which will take place on Wednesday May 25th, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in Bagnani Hall at Traill College. The symposium is being organized by Dr. Suzanne Bailey (Trent English Department), and Dr. Magali Sperling Beck (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil), as a way […]

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Public Texts I: Fall Colloquium

Come and see what exciting lines of inquiry about “texts” and “publics” the students in the Public Texts 2015-16 cohort have been following up. _____________   Tuesday, 15 Dec. 2015 – the P.K. Page-Irwin Room (Wallis Hall 132) Session 1 (10:30–12:00) Texts, traces, spaces Jessica Bosnell, “From Manuscript to Print Culture: Peter Schoeffer and the Printmaker’s Studio (1425-1503)” […]

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