In a new three-part blog series, Marcel Danesi explores what semiotics is all about, why it is so important for gaining insights into our elusive and mysterious human nature, and how semiotics is applied today.
March 10, 2021 Marcel Danesi
Stacey L. Camp talks us through some of the updates to the third edition of Introducing Archaeology and shares an excerpt from the book on inclusivity within archaeology.
March 2, 2021 Stacey L. Camp
As temperatures plummet this week across Canada, we’re sharing an excerpt from Seasonal Sociology, which focuses on the city of Edmonton and their efforts to embrace and celebrate winter.
February 8, 2021 UTP
Michael Sherberg, editor of The Decameron Fourth Day in Perspective, offers his perspectives on one of the greatest works of Italian literature.
February 4, 2021 Michael Sherberg
Heather Whiteside brings us up-to-date with the political economy in the Canadian context, and discusses what we can expect from her edited book, Canadian Political Economy
January 29, 2021 Heather Whiteside
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we commemorate the tragedy that occurred during the Second World War and honour the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, as well as the millions of other victims of Nazism.
January 27, 2021 UTP
rosalind hampton discusses her book, Black Racialization and Resistance at an Elite University, which provides a historical narrative and critical analysis of higher education centered on the experiences of Black students at McGill University.
January 25, 2021 rosalind hampton
We’re highlighting a few of the newest texts available for courses in Introduction to Political Science and Canadian Politics, as well as mentioning a few forthcoming titles that are dropping later this spring.
January 21, 2021 UTP
We share an excerpt from J.L. Granatstein’s new book, Canada at War, which examines the impact of both world wars on Canada and Canadians.
January 19, 2021 UTP
We asked author Ruth Panofsky, author of The New Spice Box, to talk us through her book which celebrates recent Jewish writing.
January 11, 2021 Ruth Panofsky