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
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
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
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
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
Written by Donna Trembinski, Illness and Authority examines the lived experience and early stories about St. Francis of Assisi through the lens of disability studies. In this post, Trembinski discusses more about her book that shows us another, less readily seen side of this famous saint.
November 20, 2020 Donna Trembinski
Award-winning teacher Ken MacMillan delves deeper into some of the stories found in his new book Death and Disorder and discusses what we can expect from the book.
October 19, 2020 Ken MacMillan
Amy S. Kaufman discusses what we can expect from her book, The Devil’s Historians, and tells us how the project came about.
August 27, 2020 Amy S. Kaufman
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 Jenny Ellison
Lachlan MacKinnon writes for us on the blog and discusses what we can expect from his new book, Closing Sysco, a story of deindustrialization and working-class resistance in the Cape Breton steel industry.
July 21, 2020 Lachlan MacKinnon