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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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Laurence de Looze on the Alphabet – This Thursday!

“From the Greeks to Google: How the Alphabet Has Shaped the Western View of the World” (Bagnani Hall, Traill College – 7:30 pm on Thursday, September 24) Laurence de Looze is editor and translator of Froissart’s The Prison of Love (La Prison Amoureuse), and his books include Pseudo-autobiography in the fourteenth century: Juan Ruiz, Guillaume de Machaut, Jean Froissart, and […]

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Writers Reading 2015 – A great Fall lineup!

Literary A-Listers Featured in 2015 Writers Reading Series at Trent University [reposted from Trent University’s “News” for 14 Sept. 2015] Big names and award winning authors share adventures in literature as part of weekly series at Traill College Move over TIFF! Trent University is also rolling out the red carpet this fall to bring some […]

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Public Texts represents at SHARP2015

Trent University’s M.A. in English Literature (Public Texts) program was well represented at the recent meeting of SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) in Longueuil and Montreal (July 8 – 10). Posters were presented by Sarah Milner (“Frankenstein as Social Construct”), James Forrester (“Charles Dickens comes to Lakefield: The Lakefield Literary Festival, […]

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