April and May 2014 at UTP

It’s been a busy spring season at UTP. Here’s a round-up of some UTP highlights for the months of April and May.

Doug Hildebrand attended the American Educational Research Association meeting in Philadelphia, PA 3-7 April, 2014.

Eric Carlson attended the Association of American Geographers meeting in Tampa, FL 9-11 April 2014.

Suzanne Rancourt and Natalie Fingerhut attended the Medieval Academy of America meeting in Los Angeles, CA 10-12 April 2014.

Doug Hildebrand, Anne Brackenbury, Mat Buntin, and Mike Byer attended the Canadian Anthropology Society meeting in Toronto, ON 30 April-3 May, 2014.

Anna Del Col, Natalie Fingerhut, and Suzanne Rancourt attended the International Congress on Medieval Studies annual meeting in Kalamazoo, MI, May 8-11th, 2014.

Len Husband and Suzanne Rancourt attended the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women at the University of Toronto, May 23-25th, 2014.

The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences took place May 24-30th, 2014, at Brock University.

Len Husband attended the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association annual meeting in Austin, TX May 29-31, 2014.

Brian MacDonald attended BookExpo America in New York, NY, May 29-31, 2014.

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

Merry Hell: The Story of the 25th Battalion (Nova Scotia Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1919, by Captain Robert N Clements, MC and edited by Brian Douglas Tennyson, was shortlisted for the Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction.

Wooden Os: Shakespeare’s Theatres and England’s Trees by Vin Nardizzi was shortlisted for the Society of Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize.

Avant-Garde Canadian Literature: The Early Manifestations by Gregory Betts, Writing Unemployment: Worklessness, Mobility, and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century Canadian Literatures by Jody Mason, and Margaret Atwood and the Labour of Literary Celebrity by Lorraine York were shortlisted for the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures Gabrielle Roy Prize.

Dimitry Anastakis was awarded the Canadian Historical Association Best Book in Political History for his book Autonomous State: The Epic Struggle for a Canadian Car Industry from OPEC to Free Trade.

Negotiating the Deal: Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements in Canada by Christopher Alcantara was shortlisted for the Canadian Political Science Association Donald Smiley Prize.

Bruce Curtis’ Ruling By Schooling Quebec: Conquest to Liberal Governmentality – A Historical Sociology was given an honourable mention for the Canadian Sociological Association John Porter Book Award.

New Releases in April:

Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis edited by Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns

Remembering Nayeche and the Gray Bull Engiro: African Storytellers of the Karamoja Plateau and the Plains of Turkana
by Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler

The King’s Body: Burial and Succession in Late Anglo-Saxon England by Nicole Marafioti

Spanish Female Writers and the Freethinking Press, 1879-1926 by Christine Arkinstall

Art before the Law: Aesthetics and Ethics by Ruth Ronen

Mannerist Fiction: Pathologies of Space from Rabelais to Pynchon by William Donoghue

Governing Urban Economies: Innovation and Inclusion in Canadian City Regions edited by Neil Bradford and Allison Bramwell

Innovating in Urban Economies: Economic Transformation in Canadian City-Regions edited by David A. Wolfe

Copyfight: The Global Politics of Digital Copyright Reform by Blayne Haggart

Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management, Second Edition edited by Raisa B. Deber with Catherine L. Mah

On Being Rich and Poor: Christianity in a Time of Economic Globalization by Jacques Ellul; compiled, edited, and translated by Willem H. Vanderburg

Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye: Apocalypse and Alchemy by B.W. Powe

The Force of Family: Repatriation, Kinship, and Memory on Haida Gwaii
by Cara Krmpotich

Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy: Second Edition
by Terry Copp

Essays on Eddic Poetry by John McKinnell; edited by Donata Kick and John D. Shafer

Globetrotting or Global Citizenship?: Perils and Potential of International Experiential Learning edited by Rebecca Tiessen and Robert Huish

The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass: L.M. Montgomery’s Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance by Elizabeth Rollins Epperly with a new preface

New in Paper in April:

Northrop Frye’s Student Essays, 1932-1938 by Northrop Frye; edited by Robert D. Denham

English-Cayuga/Cayuga-English Dictionary by Frances Froman, Alfred J. Keye, Lottie Keye, and Carrie J. Dyck for the Sweetgrass First Nations Language Council Inc.

Delaware-English / English-Delaware Dictionary by John O’Meara

Old English Literature and the Old Testament edited by Michael Fox and Manish Sharma

New Releases in May:

Schooling in Modernity: The Politics of Sponsored Films in Postwar Italy by Paola Bonifazio

Dynamic Fair Dealing: Creating Canadian Culture Online edited by Rosemary J. Coombe, Darren Wershler, and Martin Zeilinger

The L.M. Montgomery Reader: Volume Two: A Critical Heritage edited by Benjamin Lefebvre

Incorporating Texts into Institutional Ethnographies edited by Dorothy E. Smith and Susan Marie Turner

Stymphalos, Volume One: The Acropolis Sanctuary edited by Gerald P. Schaus

Learning to School: Federalism and Public Schooling in Canada by Jennifer Wallner

Vicarious Kinks: S/M in the Socio-Legal Imaginary by Ummni Khan

Indigenous African Knowledge Production: Food-Processing Practices among Kenyan Rural Women by Njoki Nathani Wane

Bad Time Stories: Government-Union Conflicts and the Rhetoric of Legitimation Strategies by Yonatan Reshef and Charles Keim

New in Paper in May:

(Re)Visualizing National History: Museums and National Identities in Europe in the New Millennium by Robin Ostow

Women, Popular Culture, and the Eighteenth Century edited by Tiffany Potter

Our new Fall-Winter 2014 catalogue also arrived in May! Check it out here.


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