July 2013 at UTP

Here’s a round up of some UTP highlights for the month of July.

Siobhan McMenemy attended the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing in Philadelphia on July 18–21th, 2013.

Leslie Lockett was awarded the British Academy for the Humanities and Social Science Sir Israel Gollancz Prize for Anglo-Saxon Psychologies in the Vernacular and Latin Traditions.

Opiyo Oloya launched his book Child to Soldier on July 4 at Toronto’s Ben McNally Books. The event was hosted by Warren Chrichlow and featured a presentation by the charity Children of Hope Uganda, food and African tea from New Bilan restaurant, and a set by virtuoso oud player Hassan El Hady. On July 8, Oloya chatted with Matt Galloway on CBC Radio’s “Metro Morning” about how writing Child to Soldier informed his decision to spend part of his summer vacation in Uganda, helping a United Nations mission track down warlord Joseph Kony.

On July 16, Harvey Schachter profiled Roger Martin and Karen Christensen’s Rotman on Design in his monthly round-up of notable business books in the Globe & Mail.

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s weekly book list of July 26 featured new releases Nietzsche, Freud, Benn, and the Azure Spell of Liguria by Martina Kolb, and Topographies of Fascism by Nil Santiañez.

New Releases for July:
The Rhetoric of Violence and Sacrifice in Fascist Italy by Chiara Ferrari
Building a Co-operative Community in Public Housing by Jorge Sousa
The Hakkas of Sarawak by Kee Howe Yong
Canadian Public Policy by Michael Howlett
Dominion of Capital by Don Nerbas
Reading Diversity through Canadian Picture Books edited by Ingrid Johnston and Joyce Bainbridge
A Sea of Languages edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Karla Mallette
The Mirage of America in Contemporary Italian Literature and Film by Barbara Alfano
Partnership for Excellence by Edward Shorter
The Logic of Conformity by Tomoko T. Okagaki
Constructing Neoliberalism by Jonathan Swarts
Patrician Liberal by J.I. Little
Art at the Service of War by Maria Tippett, with a new introduction by the author

New in Paper
Health Inequality by Yukiko Asada
The Tale of Alerion by Guillaume de Machaut,
edited and translated by Minnette Gaudet and Constance B. Hieatt


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