June 2014 at UTP

Here’s a round-up of some UTP highlights for the month of June.

Siobhan McMenemy, Elizabeth Glenn, and our interns (Eugenia Tsao and Caroline Young) attended the Media Ecology Association meeting in Toronto from June 19-21, 2014.

Mary Anne Waldron's book Free to Believe: Rethinking Freedom of Conscience and Religion in Canada was awarded the Canadian Law and Society Association book prize.

The Ontario Historical Society's Donald Grant Creighton Award was presented to Donald B. Smith for his book Mississauga Portraits: Ojibwe Voices from Nineteenth-Century Canada.

Steven C. Soper's Building a Civil Society: Associations, Public Life, and the Origins of Modern Italy won the American Association for Italian Studies Book Prize in the 18th/19th Century category.

Harvey Dyck launched Path of Thorns: Soviet Mennonite Life under Communist and Nazi Rule at The Faculty Club, University of Toronto, on June 3rd.

Carla Rice launched Becoming Women: The Embodied Self in Image Culture at Ben McNally Books on June 5th.

On Friday, June 6th, the Munk Centre hosted a launch for three books in the ISRN series - Innovating in Urban Economies, ed David A. Wolfe, Seeking Talent for Creative Cities ed Jill Grant, Governing Urban Economies eds Neil Bradford & Allison Bramwell.

Ummni Khan launched Vicarious Kinks: S/M in the Socio-Legal Imaginarys at Ottawa’s Venus Envy on June 11th.

On June 18th, Queen’s University hosted a launch for Learning and Teaching Community-Based Research: Linking Pedagogy to Practice, co-edited by Catherine Etmanski, Budd L. Hall, and Teresa Dawson.

New Releases in June:
Life in Words: Essays on Chaucer, the Gawain-Poet, and Malory by Jill Mann, edited and with an introduction by Mark David Rasmussen
Wisdom, Justice and Charity: Canadian Social Welfare through the Life of Jane B. Wisdom, 1884-1975 by Suzanne Morton
Hockey, PQ: Canada's Game in Quebec's Popular Culture by Amy J. Ransom
The Sopranos: Born Under a Bad Sign by Franco Ricci
Italian Women Writers: Gender and Everyday Life in Fiction and Journalism, 1870-1910 by Katharine Mitchell
Bernard Shaw and Gilbert Murray edited by Charles A. Carpenter
The Feel of the City: Experiences of Urban Transformation by Nicolas Kenny
The Promised Land: History and Historiography of the Black Experience in Chatham-Kent's Settlements and Beyond edited by Boulou Ebanda de B’béri, Nina Reid-Maroney, and Handel Kashope Wright
Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts: A Bibliographical Handlist of Manuscripts and Manuscript Fragments Written or Owned in England up to 1100 by Helmut Gneuss and Michael Lapidge

New in Paper in June:
Disraeli: The Romance of Politics by Robert O’Kell
Dante's Journey to Polyphony by Francesco Ciabattoni
Ukraine: An Illustrated History by Paul Robert Magocsi

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