Here is a recap of what went on at UTP in the month of February.
- We attended the Ontario Library Association Super Conference from February 1st to 3rd, participating in the OBPO’s “Ontario Indie Pavilion” along with numerous other trade and academic Ontario publishers
- Editors Daniel Quinlan and Mat Buntin attended the International Studies Association Annual Meeting from February 22nd to 25th in Baltimore.
- The Halifax Central Library hosted a launch for Articulating Dinosaurs: A Political Anthropology by Brian Noble.
- The Ryerson School of Journalism hosted a launch for Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada.
- Matthew Hayday gave a talk based on Celebrating Canada: Holidays, National Days, and the Crafting of Identities as part of the Big Thinking Lecture Series at the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
- Jim Dewald’s book Achieving Longevity: How Great Firms Prosper through Entrepreneurial Thinking was an honourable mention in the PROSE Awards (Business, Finance, and Management category).
- Philip Hansen’s book Reconsidering C.B. Macpherson: From Possessive Individualism to Democratic Theory and Beyond was shortlisted in the Saskatchewan Book Awards.
- Lisa Benton-Short’s The National Mall: No Ordinary Public Space won the AAG John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize.
- Ronald Hawker’s Yakuglas’ Legacy: The Art and Times of Charlie James was shortlisted for the Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize.
In the Media:
- Gentrifier by John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch, and Marc Lamont Hill and Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests by Peter Russell were featured in Quill and Quire’s Spring 2017 Preview.
- The Toronto Star ran a feature profile of Sickkids: The History of the Hospital for Sick Children by David Wright.
- Mark Celinscak was interviewed about his book Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp on CBC Radio’s On The Coast with Stephen Quinn.
- The Financial Post profiled Achieving Longevity: How Great Firms Prosper through Entrepreneurial Thinking by Jim Dewald.
- Wicked Strategies: How Companies Conquer Complexity and Confound Competitors by John C. Camillus was reviewed in the Midwest Book Review.
- The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Newsletter reviewed Love, Fear, and Health: How our Attachments to Others Shape Health and Health Care by Robert Maunder and Jonathan Hunter.
- The Jewish Independent profiled Mark Celinscak and his book Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp.
- Yohnanan Petrovsky-Shtern, co-author of Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence, was profiled in The Ukrainian Weekly.
- Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber discussed their book The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy with Michael Enright during a feature interview on CBC Radio’s Sunday Edition.
- Staging the Trials of Modernism: Testimony and the British Modern Literary Consciousness by Dale Barleben
- The Right Relationship: Reimagining the Implementation of Historical Treaties edited by John Borrows and Michael Coyle
- Little Mosque on the Prairie and the Paradoxes of Cultural Translation by Kyle Conway
- Selected Poems and Prose by Guittone d’Arezzo, selected, translated and with an introduction by Antonello Borra
- Ethical Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi and Business Leadership in Global Perspective edited by Patrick Fridenson and Kikkawa Takeo
- National Performance: Representing Quebec from Expo 67 to Celine Dion by Erin Hurley (New in Paperback!)
- Making Canada New: Editing, Modernism, and New Media edited by Dean Irvine, Vanessa Lent, Bart Vautour
- Baby Trouble in the Last Best West: Making New People in Alberta, 1905–1939 by Amy Kaler
- Spying on Canadians: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service and the Origins of the Long Cold War by Gregory S. Kealey
- A Third Collection: Volume 16 by Bernard Longergan, edited by Robert M. Doran and John Dadosky
- Kickstarting your Academic Career: Skills to Succeed In The Social Sciences by Robert L. Ostergard, Jr. and Stacy B. Fisher
- The Italian Antimafia, New Media, and the Culture Of Legality edited by Robin Pickering-Iazzi