This Pride Month, we spoke with Samuel Clowes Huneke, author of States of Liberation. In this blog post, he talks… READ MORE
June 14, 2023
To celebrate Pride Month, we have curated a selection of titles that showcase the most cutting edge scholarship in Queer Studies.
June 17, 2021
The Trial of Jeanne Catherine is a page-turning translation of a seventeenth-century infanticide trial that tells the story of a single mother accused of poisoning two children, one of whom was her own. In this post, author Sara Beams tells us more about this suspenseful historical mystery.
In honour of Mother’s Day, we’re sharing an excerpt from Collective Care: Indigenous Motherhood, Family, and HIV/AIDS. This engaging ethnography explores how Indigenous women and their communities practice collective care to sustain traditional lifeways in the face of Saskatchewan’s HIV epidemic.
The Canadian population is aging, bringing with it an increasing number of social and economic challenges, including an aging workforce. Author Ellie Berger discusses some first-hand accounts of older workers in Canada and provides suggestions for employers to help reduce ageism in their organizations.
Jenny Ellison discusses her new book, Being Fat: Women, Weight, and Feminist Activism in Canada, and explores how fat activists wrestled with feminist issues of the era, including femininity, sexuality, and health.
August 20, 2020
We spoke with Andrea Benoit, author of VIVA M·A·C and asked her about the M·A·C Cosmetics story and what Pride might look like this year. We even got it all on video.
June 26, 2020
Robert Phillips, author of Virtual Activism , discusses the history of the LGBT movement, and in particular, examines how the movement has unfolded in Singapore over the last twenty years.
June 25, 2020
Author Paula J. Caplan revists her book, Lifting a Ton of Feathers, and explains why nearly 30 years on, many of the struggles women face in academia remain unchanged.
June 24, 2020