Conference

BACS Conference 2021

The annual BACS Conference took place online on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 April 2021.

The conference was organised in conjunction with QAHN (Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network).

A video recording of the conference can be accessed here:

Day 1:

Day 2:

BACS membership and a BJCS subscription can be accessed and purchased via the link below.

BACS Conference Programme

Friday 16 April

4:00pm Welcome/Introduction (EST - 11:00am; PDT - 8:00am)

4:15 - 5:45 Session 1: Trans/national Literature and Print

Alexandra Abletshauser (University of Glasgow): ‘Edith Maude Eaton and Performative Nationality’

Zhen Liu (Shandong University): ‘Writing as another: Edith Eaton’s “Wing Sing of Los Angeles on His Travels”’

Rachael Alexander (University of Strathclyde): ‘Feminism and Nation: Periodical Identities and American and Canadian Feminist Magazines’

Chair: Faye Hammill (University of Glasgow, panel organiser)

5:45 - 6:00 Break

6:00 - 7:30 Session 2: Eccles Lecture (introduction by Jean Petrovic, Eccles Centre for American Studies, British Library)

Professor Robert Dunbar (University of Edinburgh)

‘Indigenous Languages in Canada: Addressing the Challenges, Righting the Wrongs?’

Chair: James Kennedy (University of Edinburgh)

Saturday 17 April

1:00 - 2:00 Annual General Meeting (BACS members only)

4:00pm Welcome to Day 2 (EST - 11:00am; PDT - 8:00am)

4:15 - 5:45 Session 3: October Crisis of 1970

Steve Hewitt (University of Birmingham): ‘The October Crisis through the Eyes of James Cross’

Patrick Holdich (Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK): ‘The October Crisis: the British government’s response’

Ceri Morgan (Keele University): ‘Writing the October Crisis’

Chair: Tony McCulloch (University College London, panel organiser)

5:45 - 6:00 Break

6:00 - 7:30 Session 4: Public Policy and Constitutional Questions in Canada (and the UK)

Daniel Béland (McGill University)

Karlo Basta (University of Edinburgh)

Chair: James Kennedy (University of Edinburgh)

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