Date
Thursday April 7 to Friday April 8, 2016

Location
McGill University, Thomson House, Room 404

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

Poster (pdf)