Sadly, we won’t get the opportunity to meet at SMH as this year’s annual meeting has gone virtual. However, we’re delighted to share some of our newest books in military history in our virtual exhibit.
June 17, 2021 UTP
Bruce Kidd, former Olympic athlete and a member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, looks at how we can all come together to revitalize physical education, physical activity, and community sport in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 6, 2021 Bruce Kidd
Donald B. Smith is one of Canada’s most renowned historians, having written extensively on Aboriginal Canada, Quebec, and the history of Calgary and Southern Alberta. Donald discusses what we can expect from his final book, which covers fresh ground in the history of settler-Indigenous relations.
February 17, 2021 Donald B. Smith
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
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 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 were inspired at the recent book launch The Viking Immigrants to attempt the most famous of all Icelandic North American holiday cakes: vinarterta (aka the “striped lady”). Using one of the historic recipes included in the book, we took the challenge to UTP’s Test Kitchen.
December 17, 2020 Anna Maria Del Col
The Viking Immigrantsauthor, L.K. Bertram, takes us back in time to 1920 and explores the Christmas traditions of a bustling Icelandic neighbourhood in Winnipeg 100 years ago
December 7, 2020 L.K. Bertram
Today, University Press Week celebrates the “local voices” within the community. We reached out to Another Story Bookshop in downtown Toronto, and asked them questions about the history and philosophy of the bookshop, as well as their relationship with university presses.
November 10, 2020 UTP
Veteran police officer Robert Chrismas dives deeper into his book, Sex Industry Slavery, and discusses why he wanted to protect vulnerable people from a young age.
November 6, 2020 Robert Chrismas