Climate change was once understood as solely an environmental issue. Now a growing class of activists claim climate change to be a gender, equity, labour, Indigenous rights, faith, and health issue. Jen Iris Allan, author of The New Climate Activism explores these issues in more detail.
February 10, 2021
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
Heather Whiteside brings us up-to-date with the political economy in the Canadian context, and discusses what we can expect from her edited book, Canadian Political Economy
January 29, 2021
rosalind hampton discusses her book, Black Racialization and Resistance at an Elite University, which provides a historical narrative and critical analysis of higher education centered on the experiences of Black students at McGill University.
January 25, 2021
We asked author Ruth Panofsky, author of The New Spice Box, to talk us through her book which celebrates recent Jewish writing.
January 11, 2021
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
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
Today, the University Press Week blog tour highlights active voices within the community and who better to Raise UP than Rae André, climate change educator and bestselling author.
November 13, 2020
Mireille F. Ghoussoub holds a PhD in materials chemistry from the University of Toronto and is the co-author of The Story of CO2. In this post, Mireille highlights why the need for honest and effective science communication has never been greater in the fight against climate change.
November 12, 2020
Local artist and photographer Robert Burley tells us more about Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park, and explains why this fortuitous urban miracle offers a hopeful narrative about how nature can flourish in a modern-day city.
November 10, 2020