Highlights from the month of March.
- Unbound: Ukrainian Canadians Writing Home by Lisa Grekul and Lindy Ledohowski won the 2018 Kobzar Literary Award.
- Caroline Shenaz Hossein’s Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power, and Violence in the Black Americas won the W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award for the year 2018.
- An Exceptional Law by Dennis Molinaro, Helter-Shelter by Prashan Ranasinghe, Indigenous Women’s Writing and the Cultural Study of Law by Cheryl Suzack, The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors by David E. Smith, and The Technoscientific Witness of Rape by Andrea Quinlan are on the shortlist for the 2018 CLSA Book Prize.
- Mark Thompson, acquisitions editor, represented the press at the annual meeting of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies.
- Natalie Fingerhut (acquisitions editor) and Suzanne Rancourt (executive editor) attended the annual conference of the Renaissance Society of America in New Orleans, LA.
- The producers of Context with Lorna Dueck on Global TV interviewed Ashesh Mukerjee about his book The Internet Trap. The piece is scheduled to air on Tuesday, April 10.
- www.publicnow.com profiled Paula Salvio and her book The Story-Takers: Public Pedagogy, Transitional Justice, and Italy’s Non-Violent Protest against the Mafia
- The Australian Independent Media (AIM) Network afforded This Is Not a Piece Pipe by Dale Turner a prominent spot in their three-part feature on aboriginal-settler relations, The Greener Grass (Somewhere).
- To mark the one-year anniversary of The Slow Professor’s publication, University Affairs ran a feature look at the remarkable popularity of Maggie Berg and Barbara Seeber’s treatise.
- Annmarie Adams, professor of architecture and social studies of medicine, McGill University, wrote a similar reconsideration of The Slow Professor for Times Higher Education.
- National Book Network interviewed Laurie Marhoefer about her book Sex and the Weimar Republic.
- www.theflorentine.net profiled one of our perennial bestsellers, Pellegrino Artusi’s 1891 classic Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well, and declared that it avoids the customary pitfalls of culinary translations.
- Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and Transphobia in Canadian Catholic Schools by Tonya D. Callaghan
- Compelling God: Theories of Prayer in Anglo-Saxon England by Stephanie Clark
- European Union Governance and Policy Making: A Canadian Perspective edited by Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly, Achim Hurrelmann, and Amy Verdun
- The Suburban Land Question: A Global Survey by Richard Harris and Ute Lehrer
- From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance by Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin
- Fashioning the Canadian Landscape: Essays on Travel Writing, Tourism, and National Identity in the Pre-Automobile Era edited by J.I. Little
- Federalism and Decentralization in Health Care: A Decision Space Approach edited by Gregory P. Marchildon and Thomas J. Bossert
- Golden Fruit: A Cultural History of Oranges in Italy by Cristina Mazzoni
- Elizabethan Publishing and the Makings of Literary Culture by Kirk Melnikoff
- Turkish Guest Workers in Germany: Hidden Lives and Contested Borders, 1960s to 1980s by Jennifer A. Miller
- Lacan with the Philosophers by Ruth Ronen