Here is a recap of what went on at UTP in the month of August.
- Our Rotman-UTP imprint was displayed once more at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, this year in Atlanta from August 4th-8th.
- Editors Douglas Hildebrand and Anne Brackenbury attended the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting from August 12th-15th in Montreal.
- Our books were on display at the Beijing International Book Fair from August 23rd-27th.
- Editors Mat Buntin and Daniel Quinlan just returned from San Francisco, where they attended the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting & Exhibition from August 31st-September 3rd.
In the Media:
- Gentrifier by John Joe Schlictman, Jason Patch and Marc Lamont Hill was reviewed favourably by four publications, with distinctly different perspectives on the issue of gentrification: The New Republic, Curbed, Antipode – A Radical Journal of Geography and the London School of Economics’ LSE Review of Books.
- Marcus Gee’s feature-length profile of Making a Global City: How One Toronto School Embraced Diversity appeared in
- The Globe & Mail.In his review in The Literary Review of Canada, Joshua Nichols says that “what Peter Russell accomplishes in Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests is no small feat.” Christopher Moore’s History News also reviewed Russell’s book.
- Kristine Kowalchuk’s Preserving on Paper: Seventeenth-Century Englishwomen’s Receipt Book was reviewed in The Edmonton Journal.
- The Scholarly Kitchen used The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy by Maggie Berg and Barbara Seeber as a springboard for a long-form editorial on whether academic publishing should embrace a slower pace of work.
- Cecilia Morgan, author of Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory, 1850s-1990s, became one of CBC Radio One’s ‘go-to’ experts during the recent debate surrounding the renaming of streets, monuments and schools that honour contentious historical figures like Sir John A MacDonald. In the span of ten days, she appeared on CBC’s Cross Country Check-up, The House and The Current.
- Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists Or Unitarists? edited by Nicholas Aroney and John Kincaid (New in Paperback)
- Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative, Fourth Edition by Mieke Bal
- Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada: Political and Economic Dimensions by Daniel Béland, André Lecours, Gregory P. Marchildon, Haizhen Mou, and M. Rose Olfert
- Paramedics On and Off the Streets: Emergency Medical Services in the Age of Technological Governance by Michael K. Corman
- Carved in Stone: Holocaust Years – A Boy’s Tale by Manny Drukier (New in Paperback)
- Prolegomena to the Adages: Adagiorum Collectanea, Indexes to Erasmus’ Adages by Desiderius Erasmus, translated by John N. Grant
- Inscribed Power: Amulets and Magic in Early Spanish Literature by Ryan D. Giles
- Translating Heidegger by Miles Groth
- Literary / Liberal Entanglements: Toward a Literary History for the Twenty-First Century edited by Corrinne Harol and Mark Simpson
- Responding to Human Trafficking: Dispossession, Colonial Violence, and Resistance Among Indigenous and Racialized Women by Julie Kaye
- Method in Theology by Bernard Lonergan, edited by Robert M. Doran and John D. Dadosky
- The Austerity State edited by Stephen McBride and Bryan M. Evans
- Old Europe, New Suburbanization?: Governance, Land, and Infrastructure in European Suburbanization edited by Nicholas A. Phelps
- Bernard Shaw and William Archer edited by Thomas Postlewait
- Europe Un-Imagined: Nation and Culture at a French-German Television Channel by Damien Stankiewicz
- Combating Poverty: Quebec’s Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State by Axel van den Berg, Charles Plante, Hicham Raïq, Christine Proulx, and Samuel Faustmann
- Constructing Policy Change: Early Childhood Education and Care in Liberal Welfare States by Linda A. White