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
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
As part of University Press Week, Charlotte Corden, illustrator of the stunning new ethnoGRAPHIC book, Light in Dark Times, discusses the project and explains what it’s like to create illustrations around some of the most complex topics we deal with in today’s world.
Veteran police officer Robert Chrismas dives deeper into his book, Sex Industry Slavery, and discusses why he wanted to protect vulnerable people from a young age.
November 6, 2020
Tamara A. Small and Harold J. Jansen discuss their love of digital politics and examine some of the changes that have taken place in Canadian politics over the last twenty years.
November 2, 2020
In the final part of his blog series aimed at highlighting the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam Twyford-Moore talks to fellow Australian author David Stavanger.
October 28, 2020
Geoffrey A. Ozin and Mireille F. Ghoussoub discuss their new book and explain why we should be considering CO2 as a resource in the fight against catastrophic climate change.
October 22, 2020
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
In a new blog series to highlight the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam Twyford-Moore talks to fellow Australian author Kylie Maslen.
September 30, 2020
In her second post for the blog, Alisse Waterston writes about the current problems the world faces and why we must confront these dark times to seek and create an alternative world from the one in which we now live.
September 24, 2020