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09:00am09:30amKarakia / Mihi Whakatau, Lotu, and Opening Remarks
09:30am10:45amKeynote address: Dr Hirini Kaa: Ko Rawiri Te Tangata: Māori Anglicans and the power of The Word
10:45am11:00amBreak 1
11:00am12:20pmSession 1 - Publishers and booksellers
Geoff Kemp: `A Shop and its Stationers: The George on Fleet Street, from Richard Pynson to Jacob Tonson, via Thomas Bassett’
Maria Helena Barrera-Agarwal: `A Forgotten Pioneer: Radhabai Atmaram Sagoon’
Rebekah Ward: `Angus & Robertson’s Engagement with Booksellers’
12:20pm12:50pmLunch break
12:50pm2:10pmSession 2 - Form and function
Véronique Duché: `From Scroll to Codex: The Cronica cronicarum’
Ella Skilbeck-Porter: `The poetic influence of Un Coup de Dés: Textual materiality and bibliography in Christopher Brennan’s Musicopoematographoscope’
Dan Mills: `Typography in James Harrington’s Commonwealth of Oceana’
2:10pm2:20pmBreak 2
2:20pm3:40pmSession 3 - Language matters
Jacqueline Snee: `Tēnei au, tēnei au, te hōkai nei o tāku tapuwae
Tracing the footprints of Hoani Te Whatahoro Jury’
Judy Taligalu McFall-McCaffery: `A Place in the Sun for Pacific Bilingualism and Biliteracy’
Lawa Iwan: `Indigenous Literary Awards and Picture Books: The Comparison of Indigenous Language Literature in Aotearoa and Taiwan’
3:40pm3:50pmBreak 3
3:50pm4:50pmSession 4 - Gatherings
Yazdan Mansourian: `Book hunting and bibliophilia as a type of serious leisure’
Georgia Prince: `The Power of words: talking about rare books at Auckland Libraries’
5:15pm6:15pmBSANZ Annual General Meeting (BSANZ members)
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09:00am09:05amWelcome and karakia
09:05am10:20amKeynote: Dr Sarah Werner: What's the Power of Feminist Bibliography?
10:20am11:40amSession 5 - Spanning worlds
Maggie Patton: `Ptolemy and the heretic’
Chana Algarvio: `Monopolizing the Afterlife: Power Dynamics with Ancient Egyptian Funerary Books’
Elizabeth Burrell: `The power of words: Late Medieval charms for the treatment of pain’
11:40am12:00pmLunch break
12:00pm1:20pmSession 6 - Getting published, and pulped
Jane Wild: `The Beggar and the deep blue sea: RAK Mason’s first book and the books that followed’
Lucy Sussex: `How to Cut Costs and Get Published: the Mystery Behind W. W. (Mary Fortune) and her 1871 The Detective’s Album’
Andrew Henry: `“You can’t have a copyright on a bloody war!”: politics, plagiarism and Eric Halstead’s Freyberg’s men.’
1:20pm1:30pmBreak 4
1:30pm2:50pmSession 7 - Uncovering stories
Amanda Laugesen: `Creating an imagined community for Australian returned servicemen through print, 1920-1940’
Emma Koch: `Whose shoulders are we standing on?’
Rachel Franks: `Power and Privilege: The Law Library of David Collins’
2:50pm3:00pmBreak 5
3:00pm3:40pmLove & Loss exhibition tour and Q&A with curator Nina Finigan
3:40pm4:45pmSession 8 - Diverse voices
Jodie Lea Martire: `"Diversity", terminology and the Small Press. What does it mean to Small-Press publishers and authors?’
Stephanie Downes & Claire O’Hanlon: `Confessions of the Fox: The archivist and the academic’
4:45pm5:00pmConference closing
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10:00am1:00pmRare Book Librarians Forum

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  • 26 Aug – 17 Nov: Registrations open
  • 22-23 Nov: Conference


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