Canoe and Canvas, offers a detailed portrait of the summer encampments of the American Canoe Association between 1880 and 1910, and is particularly concerned with how gender, class, and race shaped these annual events. In this post, author 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 today’s contribution to the University Press Week Blog Tour (November 4-8), our Awards and Events Coordinator, Vannessa Barnier, talks about her role at UTP and in the Toronto poetry community – and why participating in community building is both rewarding and beneficial.
November 7, 2019
In today’s contribution to the University Press Week Blog Tour (November 4-8), our Publisher’s Representative, Alex Keys, shares some advice on how to be an environmental steward – drawing from what he has learned in his role at UTP and in particular from the new edition of Global Ecopolitics: Crisis, Governance, and Justice by Peter J. Stoett.
November 6, 2019
Can a novel be taught as history? Author Sharon Hart-Green shares her experience as a writer of Jewish fiction, and argues that fiction readers not only acquire factual knowledge, but emotional affinity. Here’s why her poignant new novel belongs in classrooms this fall.
August 22, 2019
As summer winds down, are you prepared to tackle the term? Work Your Career authors Loleen Berdahl and Jonathan Malloy share an excerpt from their helpful guide, offering practical advice on how you can get (and stay) organized.
August 15, 2019
People don’t typically think of college as a negotiation, but author Brian Gunia shares how thinking about it in this way can help you navigate everything from new roommates to getting help with that tough assignment. Here’s how.
August 8, 2019
In the first of our Back to School series, author Andrea Olive offers simple tips on tips on how to keep your “first-day-mojo” going – at least until you can hit that snooze button in late December.
August 2, 2019
Contest alert! Annemarie Goldstein Jutel’s new book, Diagnosis: Truths and Tales, has been getting a lot of buzz since its recent release, and we thought you’d want to see what it’s all about. Here’s how you can get your free copy!
July 2, 2019
Journal of Scholarly Publishing contributor Stewart Manley goes in-depth with a blog and podcast related to his recent article.
June 4, 2019