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Book History alumna Claire Battershill on her 2017 SSHRC Talent Award

October 3, 2017 Uncategorized Comments Off on Book History alumna Claire Battershill on her 2017 SSHRC Talent Award

Banting Fellow and former Printing Fellow Claire Battershill has recently won a SSHRC Talent Award. “Her research has significant real-world implications, shedding light on the rapidly-shifting structures of the publishing industry as it moves into the digital era. And, in a great SFU tradition, Claire, as an author of prose and poetry, both studies and produces literature.” You can read more here.

New BHPC printing apprentices at Massey College named for 2015

January 28, 2015 Uncategorized Comments Off on New BHPC printing apprentices at Massey College named for 2015

“iSchool student Julia King has been named the Book History and Printing Culture (BHPC) Apprentice at Massey College for 2015. Julia is a first year Master of Information (MI) student, pursuing Library and Information Sciences (LIS) and BHPC. Joining Julia is the second BHPC Printing Apprentice, Amy Cote, who is a doctoral student in the English department. Since September, Julia and Amy have been volunteering on a regular basis in Massey College’s Bibliography Room, assisting the College’s Printer, Nelson Adams, with the library’s collection of 19th century printing presses and offering other general help around the Robertson Davies Library.” You can read more here.

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