Knowledge Mobilization and the Library

The term “Knowledge Mobilization” (often shortened to KMb) is an increasingly important term in the life of the university, and especially the humanities. The phrase itself gained national use in Canada in 2004, after the governmental funding agency, The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), created a a division of “Knowledge Products and Mobilization to enhance and… Read more →

The New Age Art Show @ Oxford

I am pleased to announce the launch of the digital “New Art in The New Age: What Was Modern” exhibition in conjunction with the T. E. Hulme Colloquium at Wolfson College, University of Oxford. The exhibition, first displayed at Brown University in 2005, represents years of labour from collaborators around the globe. This exhibition features drawings and paintings that  were… Read more →

Diving into the Goldring Fonds

The University of Victoria Special Collections houses the Douglas Goldring fonds.  Goldring was an important figure in modernist periodical culture: he  was the sub-editor of modernism’s first little magazine, The English Review (1908), edited by Ford Madox Hueffer*, and once Ford lost control of the Review in 1910, Goldring ran a little magazine called The Tramp, in which he published Wyndham Lewis and Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. In 1914,… Read more →

Finnegans Flotsam: A Special Collections Exhibit

The following text is from an exhibit curated by Dr. J. Matthew Huculak in Special Collections at the University of Victoria. You can view the exhibit during these hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (September-April) 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (May-August) Did you know that Special Collections at the University of Victoria has a rich collection of James Joyce material? What makes this… Read more →

My Work Featured in the Times-Colonist

After spending a week at the North American James Joyce Conference in Charleston, I returned to Victoria on Bloomsday to find my work featured on the front page of the Times-Colonist The University of Victoria has extra reason to celebrate Bloomsday today, a worldwide salute to James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. While exploring the library’s special collections last month, post-doctoral fellow… Read more →