All Interacting with Print Events

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 17:00 to 19:00

Interacting with Print, in collaboration with the Rare Books and Special Collections of McGill Library, launches the exhibition “Writing in Company. Forms of Collaboration in Artistic Works and Scientific Knowledge (1700-1914)” with a reception and special presentation, to be held from 5-...

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 00:00

By focusing on materials of a botanical nature, the new digital exhibition Interpersonal Botany examines how people used print to structure and mediate social relationships in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. During this period of global quest for botanical specimens and popular...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 17:30

In this public lecture, featured speaker Dr Barbara Piatti, Director of the Institute for Cartography and Geoinformation at the University of Zurich and co-founder of the Literary Atlas of Europe Project, will examine the intersections between art...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 13:00

A graduate workshop featuring Dr Barbara Piatti and co-organized by Interacting with Print and the Department of Geography "GeoSpectives" Seminar Series. Dr Barbara Piatti is Director of the Institute for Cartography and Geoinformation at the University of Zurich and co-founder of the ...

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 09:00 to Friday, November 22, 2013 - 17:00

Researchers from across North America and Europe will assemble at McGill University to continue the work of collaboratively writing a monograph on the history of print. These contributors have been writing "seeds" and "grafts" using a wiki platform to address the history of print interactivity...

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 03:00 to Friday, September 27, 2013 - 17:00

Text Mining the Novel will bring together eight researchers in the field of digital humanities for a two-day conference as part of a proposed SSHRC Partnership Grant. The aim of the partnership is to establish the foundations for the cross-cultural study of the novel according to...

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 09:30 to Friday, March 22, 2013 - 17:00

How did people in Europe between 1700 and 1900 use printed matter to mediate and structure their social and interpersonal interactions?  On one hand, silently reading a printed book is usually understood as a solitary activity, even an alienating one.  On the other, engaging with printed matter...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 14:00 to 17:30

On Tuesday, January 15, the Interacting with Print Research Group will host its inaugural Graduate Research Symposium. The event runs from 2:00 to 5:30 pm, in the Ferrier Building (McGill Campus), Room 470

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 09:00 to Friday, November 16, 2012 - 17:30

For the next two days, 22 researchers from 3 different countries will assemble at McGill University to continue the work of collaboratively writing a monograph on the history of print. Over the course of the past year, contributors have been writing "seeds" and "grafts" using a wiki platform to...

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 17:00

A public lecture by Andrew Stauffer, Department of English, University of Virginia, Director of the NINES Project

This lecture draws on the wealth of marginalia – names, dates, marks, signatures, comments, and drawings – which nineteenth century readers marked in their books. Prof...

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