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
UTP was sad to hear about the passing of Father Edouard Alphonse Jeauneau, author of Rethinking the School of Chartres. Here, translator of the book, Claude Paul Desmarais, shares his memories of working with Father Jeauneau.
June 16, 2020
Here at UTP, we are bringing you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. This week, Barbara Porter, an associate managing editor at the press, has given us her staff pick.
June 8, 2020
In this week’s blog post, Marta Dvořák, author of the newly released Mavis Gallant: The Eye and the Ear, discusses her relationship with Mavis Gallant, the Paris-based master of the short story and visual and sound culture.
January 31, 2020
Although Aristotle’s contribution to biology has long been recognized, there are many philosophers and historians of science who call him the man who held up the Scientific Revolution by two thousand years. In this post, Christoper Byrne, author of Aristotle’s Science of Matter and Motion, criticizes these views, including that of Thomas Kuhn, a well-known historian and philosopher of science, who was one of many historians that labelled Arisitotle of being the great delayer of natural science.
January 24, 2020
From the Archives to the Bookstore: Writing the History of the American Canoe Association Encampments
In this post, author of Canoe and Canvas, Jessica Dunkin, discusses why the canoe is such a fascinating subject to her and why her research led her to some fascinating insights into canoeing and the colonial histories behind it.
November 15, 2019
For our final contribution to the University Press Week Blog Tour (November 4-8), editor Natalie Fingerhut discusses the importance of compassion and how this forms the foundation of our soon-to-launch imprint, New Jewish Press.
November 8, 2019
In this lead-off contribution to the University Press Week Blog Tour (November 4-8), Anna Maria Del Col, Marketing Manager, Humanities, shares an excerpt from The Conflict over the Conflict: The Israel/Palestine Campus Debate by Kenneth S. Stern.
November 4, 2019
Sharing the Past is an unprecedentedly detailed account of the intertwining discourses of Canadian history and creative literature. In this post, author of the book J.A. Weingarten discusses his own personal experience with writer’s block, and why it took him the best part of six months to complete his book.
October 10, 2019