February 2014 at UTP

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

Gillian Roberts was awarded the International Council for Canadian Studies’ Pierre Savard Award for her book Prizing Literature:The Celebration and Circulation of National Culture.

First Peoples of Canada: Masterworks from the Canadian Museum of Civilization, by Jean-Luc Pilon and Nicholette Prince, was given an honourable mention for the Association of American Publishers’ PROSE Award, in the Art Exhibition category.

Donald Smith gave two talks based on his book Mississauga Portraits this month. He was at Curve Lake First Nation on February 10th, and, at the Waterloo Region Museum on February 24th. The Waterloo Region Record ran a feature profile of Smith’s project and preview of his talk on February 7th.

On February 12th, Benjamin Lefebvre launched The L.M. Montgomery Reader: A Life in Print at Ben McNally Books.

Jonathan Ball launched his book John Paiz’s Crime Wave at the Winnipeg Cinematheque on February 28. Ball discussed his project that same day with Global TV Winnipeg and The Winnipeg Free Press.

New Releases for February

Living with Animals: Ojibwe Spirit Powers by Michael Pomedli
The Drama of the Assimilated Jew: Giorgio Bassani’s Romanzo di Ferrara by Lucienne Kroha
Lorca in Tune with Falla: Literary and Musical Interludes by Nelson R. Orringer
Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943 by Lucy M. Maulsby
Exchanges in Exoticism: Cross-Cultural Marriage and the Making of the Mediterranean in Old French Romance by Megan Moore
On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada by Michael Asch
Smart Globalization: The Canadian Business and Economic History Experience edited by Andrew Smith and Dimitry Anastakis
Writings on the Sober Life: The Art and Grace of Living Long by Alvise Cornaro, translated by Hiroko Fudemoto
Modern Italian Poets: Translators of the Impossible by Jacob S.D. Blakesley
The Eclipse and Recovery of Beauty: A Lonergan Approach by John D. Dadosky
Learning and Teaching Community-Based Research: Linking Pedagogy to Practice edited by Catherine Etmanski, Budd L. Hall, and Teresa Dawson
Publicity and the Canadian State: Critical Communications Perspectives edited by Kirsten Kozolanka
Unruly Women: Performance, Penitence, and Punishment in Early Modern Spain by Margaret E. Boyle


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