Library Conference: Meetings with Books: Raymond Klibansky

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Meetings with Books: Raymond Klibansky, Special Collections and the Library in the 21st Century


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20/03/2013 10:00Welcome, Opening RemarksAnn Marie Holland, Colleen CookWelcome / Opening remarks; Trenholme Dean of Libraries Dr. C. Cook (McGill)
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20/03/2013 10:15Keynote 1Dr. Richard VirrThe Library, Mirror of the World: Exploring McGill's Special Collections
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20/03/2013 11:30Panel 1Jillian Tomm, Gregory Bouchard, Michael Van DussenPanel on teaching and researching in special collections at McGill: 1. Jillian Tomm (McGill), 2. Gregory Bouchard (McGill), 3. Prof. Michael Van Dussen (McGill) Moderator: Christopher Lyons (McGill)
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20/03/2013 14:00Panel 2Georges Leroux, Gerald Beasley, Désirée ParkRemembering Raymond Klibansky Speakers: 1. Georges Leroux (UQAM), 2. Gerald Beasley (Concordia), 3. Désirée Park (Concordia) Moderator: Isabelle Robitaille (BAnQ)
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20/03/2013 15:45Panel 3Stefan Sinclair, Lindsay Eckert, Fiona Black, Leslie Howsam, Julie Cumming It is all on the Web, so why bother? Special Collections in the Digital Age. Panel on the Role of Special Collections Speakers: 1. Stefan Sinclair (McGill), 2. Lindsay Eckert (University of Toronto), 3. Fiona Black (Dalhousie), 4.Leslie Howsam (Windsor / SHARP) 5. Julie Cumming (McGill) Moderator: Dean Ellen Aitken (McGill)
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20/03/2013 17:30Keynote 2Alberto ManguelThe Uses of Curiosity: Curiosity has an ambiguous reputation: on the one hand, it is viewed as a sinful emotion that leads into forbidden territories; on the other, as the necessary drive for discovery and learning. This talk will explore the roots of the paradox in Western thought and look at libraries' Special Collections as one of the fruits of this double-edged desire.
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