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“From Reinforcement to Resistance: Books as Cultural Agents and (De)Colonial Agents,” 2016 BHPC Graduate Student Colloquium, 4 – 5 March 2016, Massey College, University of Toronto

“Off the Books: Making, Breaking, Binding, Burning, Leaving, Gathering,” 4th Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group, 9 – 11 October 2015, University of Toronto

“On the Fringes (and in the Margins),” 2015 BHPC Graduate Student Colloquium, 27 – 28 March 2015, Massey College, University of Toronto

“Toronto and the Book,” 2014 BHPC Graduate Student Colloquium, 28 – 29 March 2014, Massey College, University of Toronto

“Emerging Trends in Book History and Print Culture Studies Colloquium,” 2013 BHPC Graduate Student Colloquium (in association with the Groupe de recherches et d’études sur le livre au Québec, Université de Sherbrooke), 5 – 6 April 2013, Massey College, University of Toronto

“Editing Early African American Literature,” 48th Conference on Editorial Problems, 9 – 10 November 2012, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

“E-reading: an Interdisciplinary Symposium,” 2012 BHPC Graduate Student Colloquium, 31 March 2012, Massey College, University of Toronto

“Illustrating Illustration: Towards a Graphic Criticism,” 2011 BHPC Graduate Student Colloquium, 12 February 2011, Massey College, University of Toronto

“New Materialities: Recycling, Reusing, and Reediting Texts,” 27 February 2010, Toronto, Graduate Student Colloquium

“Wenceslaus Hollar and Early Modern Print Culture,” a one-day conference, 27 January 2010, Massey College, University of Toronto (and exhibition, 25 January – 30 April 2010, Fisher Library, University of Toronto)

“Manuscripts and the Forms of Middle English Literary Texts,” 45th Conference on Editorial Problems, 6 – 8 November 2009, St Michael’s College and the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto

“Tradition & Innovation: The State of Book History,” 23 – 27 June 2009, Toronto, the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP)

Oldest Book Printed in the Philippines Presented at Library of Congress by Faculty of Information and BHPC doctoral student Von TotanesJune 2009, Library of Congress, Washington, DC

BHPC Movie Night EEBO / ECCO Colouring ContestFebruary 2009, Toronto, Massey College

“Editing New France / Éditer la Nouvelle France,” 44th Conference on Editorial Problems, November 2008, Victoria College, University of Toronto

“Print Crossing Cultures,” 9 February 2008, Toronto, Graduate Student Colloquium

The Return of Keats’s ShakespeareJanuary 2008, Toronto, Massey College

“Popularity and the Book,” 22 March 2007, Toronto, Graduate Student Colloquium

“New Directions in Reception Studies,” 3 May 2006, Toronto, Graduate Student Colloquium

“Creativity and the Law,” 21 January 2006, Toronto, Graduate Student Colloquium

“The Historiography of Reading: Theories, Methods, Documents,” 7 March 2005, Toronto, Graduate Student Colloquium

“Material Worlds: At the Intersections of Print and Material Cultures,” 24 April 2004, Toronto, Graduate Student Colloquium

“New Scholarship in Book History and Print Culture: An Interdisciplinary Conference,” 11 – 12 October 2002, Toronto, the inaugural Graduate Student Colloquium (resulted in a special issue of University of Toronto Quarterly 73.4 [Fall 2004])

“The Conference on Editorial Problems,” University of Toronto, an annual conference devoted to editorial theory and practice, covering a wide range of disciplines, topics, and genres

“Book History and Print Culture Exhibition,” 1 March – 25 May 2001, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, to commemorate the founding of the Collaborative Program in Book History and Print Culture in September 2000

Upcoming Events

  1. Orientation for incoming students

    Monday, September 25 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  2. The Sixth Annual J. R. de J. Jackson Lecture: Lisa Gitelman (New York University), title to be announced

    Thursday, September 28 @ 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
  3. Jessica Brantley (Yale University), title to be announced

    Thursday, November 2 @ 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
  4. Librorum

    Wednesday, December 6 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  5. Alexandra Gillespie (University of Toronto), “What Was the Cost of Books in Chaucer’s Time?”

    Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM

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