Earle Toppings Archival Project

Event date: Monday, March 28, 2016, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Alumni Hall, VC112

Earle Toppings Project, NFC Undergraduate Fellows 2015-2016


Monday, March 28, 2016 at 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Alumni Hall, Old Victoria College Building
Light Working Lunch Provided

Canadian Writers on Tape and Canadian Poets on Tape is a unique heritage project consisting of documents and reel-to-reel tapes made available by Earle Toppings, former editor at The Ryerson Press. Earle Toppings’s recordings with prominent Canadian writers and poets, such as Hugh Garner, Gwendolyn MacEwen and Raymond Souster, capture a distinct moment in Canadian Literature when Canadian voices began making their mark on a global stage. The inaugural Northrop Frye Centre Undergraduate Fellows will be showcasing this compelling collection of conversations and readings, adding their distinct research findings to the discussion. All are welcome to attend.

Geoff Baillie, NFC Undergraduate Fellow
"Between Beulah Land and The Maple Leaf Rag: Musical Structures in James Reaney's Poetry"

Amy Kalbun, NFC Undergraduate Fellow
"Writing the Unexpected: The Works of Raymond Souster, Hugh Garner, Dorothy Livesay, and Irving Layton"

Griffin Kelly, NFC Undergraduate Fellow
"Women in Canadian Literary Culture: Gender Roles and Geographic Tensions"

Vipasha Shaikh, NFC Undergraduate Fellow
"Modern Canadian Writers on Tape: A look at Differing Representations of Canada in Poetry and Prose"






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