A new collaborative project entitled Modern Magazines Project Canada is in the works, aiming to build an international and interdisciplinary network to study and promote magazines.
Between Aug. 14-16 invite only workshops entitled Magazines and/as Media will take place, as well as a public symposium entitled Magazines: Past, Present, Future. The goal of this symposium is to build towards long-term partnerships focused on magazines and the industry’s seemingly digital future. It’s being presented in collaboration with Edmonton-based magazine Eighteen Bridges
and the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association.
The project is being organized by Hannah McGregor a SSHRC
- funded postdoctoral fellow in the University of Alberta’s department of English and film studies, Faye Hammill a professor of English at the University of Strathclyde and Paul Hjartarso, professor emeritus in the department of English and film studies at the University of Alberta.
Magazines: Past, Present, Future takes place on Aug.16 at the University of Alberta’s Alumni House from 7-9pm. Visit the website
for more information.