Sarah Roger, Paul Barrett, and Jeremy Haynes: Digitally Reading Canada Reads 

Sarah, Paul, and Jeremy delivered a an update on their current project which examines the impact of CBC’s Canada Reads program on a wide public’s reading habits by tracking online blogs, book sales, book clubs, reviews, and other big data sources.

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Margaret Flood: Something Round

Artist and photographer Margaret Flood discussed her art project in which asked people on the Bruce Trail in Hamilton to give her a round object they found, plus a little story about the object or the trail. She spoke about the exhibitions she assembled from the impromptu community that gave her objects. Her first exhibition of this project was at the Assembly this past summer, and a second is upcoming at the Hamilton Public Library.

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