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June 22, 2021 – UTP and UTL Make Indigenous Titles Available as Free Reading
In recognition of National Indigenous History Month, University of Toronto Press (UTP) and University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) added two recent, widely lauded Indigenous Studies titles to their Open Access (OA) program, which makes research monographs freely available to readers around the world.
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May 28, 2021 – UTP Will Announce Additions to Popular Business Series at Edelweiss Bookfest
“Interest in our Rotman-UTP business books is soaring,” says Jane Kelly, Director of Sales and Marketing at University of Toronto Press. “Recent titles in the series present actionable insights that transcend the workplace, which helps explain why they’ve connected with such a wide audience. It also points to why we’re unveiling the new instalments in the Rotman-UTP series at Edelweiss Bookfest.”
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May 11, 2021 – University of Toronto Press to Unveil New Projects at Edelweiss Bookfest
The pandemic disrupted the longstanding annual calendar of in-person events that serve the book publishing industry. Edelweiss+ by Above the Treeline is responding to this gap by launching Edelweiss Bookfest, an online festival designed to act as a gathering place for the industry.
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May 11, 2021 – University of Toronto Press Savours “the Stanley Tucci Effect”
The award-winning actor, writer, director, and producer Stanley Tucci is better known as a celebrity than as a gourmand whose reading habits influence bestseller lists. But his recent passion for Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well on his new, widely acclaimed food-travel series, Searching for Italy, inspired the sort of uptick in book sales commonly associated with Oprah’s Book Club.
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April 1, 2021 – “Erasmus! Erasmus! – The Zoom-usical” is an April Fool’s Day Prank
To brighten their book publishing colleagues’ spirits on April Fool’s Day, University of Toronto Press issued a gag press release earlier today announcing its forthcoming production of “Erasmus! Erasmus! – The Zoom-usical.” To the best of UTP’s knowledge, no one has staged a Broadway-style musical based on the life and letters of Erasmus … yet.
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April 1, 2021 – UTP Produces a Misguided Zoom Musical Based on the Life and Letters of Erasmus
“Can you imagine a Broadway show based on The Collected Works of Erasmus?” What started as a throwaway joke in a Reddit conversation has become an innovative new way to disseminate scholarly research to a popular audience. University of Toronto Press has produced an online musical based on the life and letters of the philosopher, classicist, and theologian Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus who lived from 1466–1536 during the European Reformation.
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March 25, 2021 – University of Toronto Press CEO, John Yates, Announces His Retirement
John Yates, President, Publisher, and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Toronto Press (UTP), announced today that he will be retiring from the company for personal reasons.
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June 8, 2020 – UTP Donating All Profits from Its Black Studies Books to Black Lives Matter Toronto 
University of Toronto Press (UTP) is committed to publishing books that not only advance intellectual and academic conversations but contribute to the growth of society and culture. We therefore stand in solidarity with those around the world who are speaking out against the ongoing systemic oppression and violence against communities of colour and Black people in particular. UTP acknowledges and supports this: Black Lives Matter.
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June 1, 2020 – University of Toronto Press Offers a Glimpse of Its Congress 2020 Titles 
Over 70 scholarly associations converge every year at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, each group holding their annual meeting under one umbrella. “The cancellation of Congress 2020 due to COVID-19 is a lost professional opportunity for all of our authors,” says Jane Kelly, Director, Sales & Marketing at University of Toronto Press.
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April 17, 2020 – Cancellation of Book Expo America 2020 Means University of Toronto Press Will Move Launch Plans Online for New Trade Imprint, Aevo UTP 
Reedpop’s announcement late yesterday that the 2020 edition of BookExpo America (BEA), scheduled to be held July 22-26 at the Javits Center in New York City, is officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has forced Canada’s largest academic publisher, University of Toronto Press, to launch its new trade imprint, Aevo UTP, online.
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November 15, 2018 – Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies Announces Sale of New Jewish Press to University of Toronto Press
Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies (“CJS”) and University of Toronto Press (“UTP”) announced that the two organizations have entered into an agreement for UTP to acquire the inventory and all contractual rights relating to the New Jewish Press (“NJP”).
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