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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Writers Reading – Thursday 15 October – Sean Michaels!

Sean Michaels (US Conductors) reading at Trent Durham at 5 pm and at Peterborough at 8 pm in the Junior Common Room at Traill College, followed by a performance by Trent alumnus Nick Ferrio in The Trend. Come one, come all! A message from Lewis MacLeod… ————————————————— Are you familiar with the gratitude hangover?  It operates on principles […]

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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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2015 Public Texts Colloquium

We hope you can join us for the annual Public Texts Graduate Student Colloquium, taking place on Thursday, April 16th, starting at 2:00 in Bagnani Hall at Catharine Parr Traill College. Students will present 3-Minute Thesis style presentations, but in the luxurious space of 5 minutes, followed by a discussion with the audience.  The first […]

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