2008: Re: Reading the Postmodern

“Re: Reading the Postmodern” took place from May 9-11, 2008. Featuring keynote addresses by Linda Hutcheon, Pauline Butling and Susan Rudy, Frank Davey and Robert Kroetsch, the symposium brought together scholars and cultural producers from across the country interested in discussing the history and theory of the postmodern in Canada. The weekend also featured readings and performances by a stellar group of poets including Fred Wah, Gregory Betts, Christian Bök, Louis Cabri, Stephen Cain, Wanda Campbell, Dennis Cooley, Frank Davey, Robert Kroetsch, Christine Stewart, Andy Weaver and The Max Middle Sound Project.


Full Program

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First Past the Post, 05.10.2008, sound files:

Fred Wah, 05.09.08, sound files:

Author Interviews

Photos from 2008 Symposium

Symposium Presenters

Photography by Maude Lapierre, Pearl Pirie, and Kathleen Patchell

Photography of Readings by Charles Earl