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The Question of Relevance

APRIL 7 & 8, 2016

SCHEDULE
THURSDAY APRIL 7, 2016

10:30 – Welcome and Coffee
11:00 – Elisa Tamarkin, University of California, Berkeley
“Fit to Print: A Natural History of Relevance
12:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Maurice S. Lee, Boston University
“‘When Found Make a Note of’ Information: Literature as ”
15:00 – Coffee
15:30 – Meredith L. McGill, Rutgers University
“What’ s the Matter with the History of the Book?”

FRIDAY APRIL 8, 2016
9:30 – Welcome and Coffee
10:00 – Darin McMahon, Dartmouth College
“Illuminating the Enlightenment”
11:00 – Mark Curran, Queen Mary University of London
“Selling Enlightenment: the relevance of space in the eighteenth-century francophone book trade
12:00 – Lunch
13:30 – Chad Wellmon, University of Virginia
“Googling Before Google: A Brief History of the Search”
14:30 – Christina Lupton, University of Warwick
“Reading and the Relevance of the Future”
15:30 – Coffee
16:00 – Jon Klancher, Carnegie Mellon University
Response

LOCATION
McGill University
Thomson House, Room 404
3650 rue McTavish
Montreal, QC H3A 1Y2

Poster (pdf)

 

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