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Why We All Need to Be Thinking about Technoscience and Society

Why We All Need to Be Thinking about Technoscience and Society

University of Toronto Press is delighted to announce a brand new book series called Technoscience and Society, with the first books due to publish next year. Series editor Kean Birch discusses what we can expect from the new series.

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.

Science Writing in a Time of Crisis

Science Writing in a Time of Crisis

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.

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.

Creating Light in Dark Times

Creating Light in Dark Times

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.

UP Week Day 1: “New Voices”

UP Week Day 1: “New Voices”

As part of University Press Week, Jodi Litvin, our Inside Sales Representative who is new to publishing, shares with us her experience working at UTP over the last three months.

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.

Environmental Politics in an Ever-Changing Political Context

Environmental Politics in an Ever-Changing Political Context

We reached out to Andrea Olive, author of The Canadian Environment in Political Context and asked her about the changes that have taken place in Canadian environmental politics since the release of the first edition back in 2015.

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