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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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News from the front! An update on current Public Texts students

As the term progresses, news has been coming in from the graduate students in Public Texts program about their professional activities. It seems only appropriate to provide a bit of a bulletin, and to congratulate them all on their plans and accomplishments. This winter, Laurenne Mandel has been managing the Public Text program blog, Don’t […]

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MA Spotlight (Take Two) — Sarah Curd

You got to know Tayo a few weeks back, now it’s time to meet the lovely Sarah Curd, who was kind enough to indulge me by filling out my oh-so-serious and very in-depth survey on what it’s like to be a Public Texts student. See her answers after the cut!

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Writing for Academia – Some Advice from the Cheaper Seats

Today’s guest-post comes courtesy of professor Michael Morse. At our request, Michael has agreed to provide his insight into how essay writers can approach developing their craft. That’s it for me; take it from here Michael! Dear comrades, forgive my intrusion into a blog arena that’s not supposed to be for the likes of me. I saw some writing […]

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MA Spotlight – Eyitayo Aloh

Recently, I had a chance to catch up with Eyitayo Aloh (better known to his classmates as Tayo). Tracking down Tayo was easy; I went to Traill college; he never leaves the building! Sat in the comfy confines of his second home, Tayo opened up about his research, his family, his past career, and the […]

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Inside the Public Texts Studio: Alex Headley

Throughout the semester, this blog will continue the graduate-student, profiling tradition. In addition to creating a public of ideas, it is our hope that these features will provide insight into the depth and versatility of Trent’s Public Texts program. For those looking in from the outside world, a public needs strangers – welcome aboard! Now […]

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