Tag: Books

The Need for Employers to Recognize and Reduce Ageism

The Need for Employers to Recognize and Reduce Ageism

The Canadian population is aging, bringing with it an increasing number of social and economic challenges, including an aging workforce. Author Ellie Berger discusses some first-hand accounts of older workers in Canada and provides suggestions for employers to help reduce ageism in their organizations.

Researching “The Typewriter Century”

Researching “The Typewriter Century”

Martyn Lyons shares what a day in the life of a researcher looks like as he discusses some of the meticulous archival research that went his new book, The Typewriter Century: A Cultural History of Writing Practices.

Sketches of Tourism and the Pandemic in Peru

Sketches of Tourism and the Pandemic in Peru

The Living Inca Town presents a rich case study of tourism in Ollantaytambo, a rapidly developing destination in the southern Peruvian Andes and the starting point for many popular treks to Machu Picchu. Karoline Guelke looks at the impact COVID-19 has had on the region.

Semiotics: The Study of Meaning (Part 2)

Semiotics: The Study of Meaning (Part 2)

In the second installment of a three-part blog series on semiotics, Marcel Danesi explores the question, “what is meaning?” A word with many connotations, he investigates how meaning is created and how it is communicated.

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