Photo Gallery: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that those of us in the Public Texts program are huge book nerds. I hope the same holds true for anyone reading this post, at least to some degree. As we head into the second half of the Public Texts I course we have finished with our field trips. The […]

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Nuit Blanche 2016

Private, adj: concerning, involving, or affecting a particular person or group of people apart from the general community; individual or personal, rather than communal or shared. Public, adj: done, perceived, or existing in open view.   For my inaugural post to DON’T PANIC! I couldn’t think of anything more appropriate than to write about Toronto’s Nuit […]

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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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Jonathan Crago on Academic Publishing

The Cultural Studies Doctoral Program and The School for the Study of Canada welcomes Jonathan Crago, editor-in-chief McGill-Queen’s University Press, to Traill College, who will speak on “Academic Publishing and Literacy in the Era of Digital Reproduction” (A Salon Seminar), February 25 2016, Scott House 105 Traill College 7:30 PM.

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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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