Here’s what we were up to last month:
- Cristian Berco’s From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain was awarded the 2017 EAHMH book award by the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health.
- Dr. Alice Kuzniar’s The Birth of Homeopathy out of the Spirit of Romanticism was awarded the Hans Walz Prize in Stuttgart.
- Our European History and Slavic Studies acquisitions editor, Stephen Shapiro, was at The 2017 ASEEES Annual Convention in Chicago, IL from November 9-12, 2017.
- Our History Editor in Higher Education, Natalie Fingerhut, and Editorial Assistant Julia Cadney both attended the History of Science Society annual meeting in Toronto, November 9-12, 2017.
- Len Husband, acquisitions editor for Canadian and Native History, Philosophy, and History, had some really productive meetings at the annual meeting for American Academy for Religion in Boston, MA from November 18-21, 2017; we look forward to adding many more titles to our Lonergan Studies series.
- Anne Brackenbury, Jodi Lewchuk, and Kristopher Gies represented the press at the 116th meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, D.C. from November 29 – December 3, 2017. Anne also participated in a panel on Drawing Culture: or the Art of Ethnography in Graphic Form: The Making of Lissa, the first title in our ethnoGRAPHIC series.
- The Osgoode Society hosted a launch for An Exceptional Law: Section 98 and the Emergency State, 1919-1936 by Dennis Molinaro at Convocation Hall.
- Blacklocks Reporter reviewed Residential Schools and Reconciliation by J.R. Miller.
- Ron Hawker gave three talks in November, based on his book Yakuglas’ Legacy: The Art and Times of Charlie James, at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
- The Globe and Mail‘s Mark Medley talked with Gillian Roberts and mentioned her book Prizing Literature in a feature piece about the current glut of literary awards in Canada.
- As part of University Press Week, the blog 49th Shelf showcased Jane Nicholas’s forthcoming book Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s.
- Ron Rubin’s award-winning study Kouchibouguac: Removal, Resistance, and Remembrance at a Canadian National Park featured prominently in The Globe and Mail ‘s feature-length profile of 88 year-old squatter and “N.B. Rebel” Jackie Vautour’s epic battle to secure the land rights for the National Park.
- Le Devoir reviewed Combating Poverty: Quebec’s Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State by Axel van den Berg, Charles Plante, Hicham Raïq, Christine Proulx, and Sam Faustmann.
- As part of the “U of T in Your Neighbourhood” series, Robert Vipond gave a talk based on his book Making a Global City: How One Toronto School Embraced Diversity at Old Mill Toronto.
- Christopher Alcantara and Jen Nelles’ A Quiet Evolution: The Emergence of Indigenous-Local Intergovernmental Partnerships in Canada is now available in paperback.
- Remember the recent incident at Hague? This: A Conviction in Question: The First Trial at the International Criminal Court will take you inside the International Criminal Court.
- Read how Canada’s Confederation captured the imaginations of people around the world in the 1860s. Globalizing Confederation: Canada and the World in 1867
- In Ambiguous Antidotes, Hilaire Kallendorf explores the receptions of Virtues in the realm of moral philosophy and the artistic production it influenced during the Spanish Gold Age.
- Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims’ Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post–9/11
- Sovereignty’s Entailments: First Nation State Formation in the Yukon
- In the Children’s Best Interests: Unaccompanied Children in American-Occupied Germany, 1945-1952.
- Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale, Franklin’s Tale, and Physician’s Tale: An Annotated Bibliography, 1900 to 2005
- Long Night at the Vepsian Museum: The Forest Folk of Northern Russia and the Struggle for Cultural Survival
- First in the all-new ethnoGRAPHIC series, Lissa: A Story of Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution
- Practicing Ethnography: A Student Guide to Method and Methodology edited by Lynda Mannik and Karen McGarry
- The new edition of our bestselling introduction to cultural anthropology, Stories of Culture and Place: An Introduction to Anthropology
- The new edition of Truth and Indignation: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools by Ronald Niezen