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National Indigenous History Month – John Borrows

National Indigenous History Month – John Borrows

We asked John Borrows, professor and the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, a few questions about what Indigenous History Month means to him. We’re also including a short excerpt from his book, Law’s Indigenous Ethics.

Read with Pride

Read with Pride

To celebrate Pride Month, we have curated a selection of titles that showcase the most cutting edge scholarship in Queer Studies.

Prosecuting Single Mothers for Infanticide

Prosecuting Single Mothers for Infanticide

The Trial of Jeanne Catherine is a page-turning translation of a seventeenth-century infanticide trial that tells the story of a single mother accused of poisoning two children, one of whom was her own. In this post, author Sara Beams tells us more about this suspenseful historical mystery.

Society for Military History Virtual Exhibit

Society for Military History Virtual Exhibit

Sadly, we won’t get the opportunity to meet at SMH as this year’s annual meeting has gone virtual. However, we’re delighted to share some of our newest books in military history in our virtual exhibit.

Mother’s Day: An Excerpt from “Collective Care”

Mother’s Day: An Excerpt from “Collective Care”

In honour of Mother’s Day, we’re sharing an excerpt from Collective Care: Indigenous Motherhood, Family, and HIV/AIDS. This engaging ethnography explores how Indigenous women and their communities practice collective care to sustain traditional lifeways in the face of Saskatchewan’s HIV epidemic.

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.

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