The Romantic world was a time of revolution, protest, politics – and climate change. With the release of his fascinating new book, Romantic Revelations author Chris Washington shares how, two-hundred years later, the focus remains anthropocentric.
September 17, 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
This long weekend is all about celebrating Canada! So enjoy an excerpt on the Origins of Canada Day from the book Celebrating Canada: Holidays, National Days, and the Crafting of Identities.
June 28, 2019
With International Women’s Day just around the corner, we’re highlighting books that raise awareness and call for a gender-balanced world.
March 6, 2019
Author Peter A. Morton discusses his new book The Bedevilment of Elizabeth Lorentz, a young maid servant in early modern Germany who believed herself to be tormented by the devil.
January 17, 2019
In this contribution to the University Press Week Blog Tour, our editor, Stephen Shapiro, reflects on the enduring power of university press publishing.
November 15, 2018
Graham Broad’s lively chronicle of Captain Eddie McKay reminds us that even the most detailed account of a person’s life is never complete.
November 5, 2018
This week, we’re counting down to Halloween with spirited titles on everything from ghosts to witchcraft to Canadian horror films.
October 29, 2018
This holiday weekend, read an excerpt from historian Peter Stevens on the origins of Canadian Thanksgiving.
October 4, 2018
Highlights from the months of June and July.
August 17, 2018