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Christmas in Icelandic Winnipeg, 1920

Christmas in Icelandic Winnipeg, 1920

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

Raise UP: Rae André

Raise UP: Rae André

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.

Accidental Wilderness: Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park

Accidental Wilderness: Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park

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.

Local Voices: Another Story Bookshop

Local Voices: Another Story Bookshop

Today, University Press Week celebrates the “local voices” within the community. We reached out to Another Story Bookshop in downtown Toronto, and asked them questions about the history and philosophy of the bookshop, as well as their relationship with university presses.

American Anthropological Association 2020 Author Events

American Anthropological Association 2020 Author Events

This year’s AAA meeting will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic and anthropologists will be raising our voices and taking part in a number of online live-streamed events. Check out the schedule where a number of UTP authors will be taking part.

Twenty Years of Digital Politics in Canada

Twenty Years of Digital Politics in Canada

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.

A Climate Change Manifesto for University Education

A Climate Change Manifesto for University Education

In the final post of her blog series, Rae André outlines a climate change manifesto for university education that can equip students with the best possible knowledge for tackling climate change.

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