March 2014 at UTP

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

Richard Ratzlaff attended the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies meeting in Williamsburg, VA, March 20-23.

Anne Brackenbury, Liz Glenn, Michael Harrison, and Daniel Quinlan attended the International Studies Association meeting in Toronto, March 26-29.

Natalie Fingerhut and Suzanne Rancourt attending the Renaissance Society of America meeting in New York, NY, March 27-29.

Dimitry Anastakis was the co-winner of the Hagley Prize in Business History for his book Autonomous State: The Epic Struggle for a Canadian Car Industry from OPEC to Free Trade. Autonomous State was also shortlisted for the Canada Prize in the Humanities, awarded by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Bruce Curtis’ Ruling by Schooling Quebec: Conquest to Liberal Governmentality – A Historical Sociology was also shortlisted for the Canada Prize in the Humanities.

David E. Smith’s Across the Aisle: Opposition in Canadian Politics was shortlisted for the Canada Prize in the Social Sciences.

Facing Eugenics: Reproduction, Sterilization, and the Politics of Choice by Erika Dyck, is shortlisted for the Canadian Historical Association’s John A. Macdonald Prize.

On Monday, March 10th, The Rotman School of Management hosted a lunch for David Colcleugh’s book Everyone A Leader: A Guide to Leading High-Performance Organizations for Engineers and Scientists.

Michael Asch launched his latest book On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada at Cenote Restaurant & Lounge in Victoria, BC on Thursday, March 12th.

On Thursday, March 20th, Susan Boyd launched Killer Weed: Marijuana Grow Ops, Media, and Justice at the Heartwood Community Café in Vancouver, BC.

New Releases for March

Globalization and Food Sovereignty: Global and Local Change in the New Politics of Food edited by Peter Andrée, Jeffrey Ayres, Michael J. Bosia, and Marie-Josée Massicotte

Becoming Women: The Embodied Self in Image Culture by Carla Rice

Mock Modernism: An Anthology of Parodies, Travesties, Frauds, 1910-1935 edited by Leonard Diepeveen

Shakespeare in Quebec: Nation, Gender, and Adaptation by Jennifer Drouin

In Their Own Words: Practices of Quotation in Early Medieval History-Writing by Jeanette Beer

Land, Stewardship, and Legitimacy: Endangered Species Policy in Canada and the United States by Andrea Olive

Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson’s Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670-1870 by Ted Binnema

Engaging China: Myth, Aspiration, and Strategy in Canadian Policy from Trudeau to Harper by Paul Evans

Religion in the Public Sphere: Canadian Case Studies edited by Solange Lefebvre and Lori G. Beaman

New in Paperback

Transnational Cervantes
by William Childers


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