Humanities

Medieval History and Modern Hate

Medieval History and Modern Hate

Amy S. Kaufman discusses what we can expect from her book, The Devil’s Historians, and tells us how the project came about.

In Memory of Father Edouard Alphonse Jeauneau

In Memory of Father Edouard Alphonse Jeauneau

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.

Isolation Reading for the Week of June 8

Isolation Reading for the Week of June 8

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.

Mavis Gallant: Fighting the Get-It-All-In Syndrome

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.

Kuhn, Paradigms, and Aristotle’s Physics

Kuhn, Paradigms, and Aristotle’s Physics

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.

You Are What You Read

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. 

My Odd Case of Writer’s Block, Or, How I Spent Six Months Writing One Paragraph

My Odd Case of Writer’s Block, Or, How I Spent Six Months Writing One Paragraph

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.

Romanticism, Then and Now, Now and Then

The Romantic world was a time of revolution, protest, politics – and climate change. With the release of his fascinating new book, Romantic Revelations author Chris Washington shares how, two-hundred years later, the focus remains anthropocentric.

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