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NEW RELEASE: Maps and Memes offers a critical introduction to Canadian cartography and counter-mapping in indigenous, legal, and educational contexts. Exploring alternative conceptualizations of maps and mapmaking, the book theorizes the potentially creative and therapeutic uses of maps for indigenous healing from the legacies of residential schools and colonial dispossession.
In this special guest post, author Gwilym Lucas Eades introduces the … Read More >
Jan Beveridge’s Children into Swans opens the door on some of the most extraordinary worlds ever portrayed in literature – worlds that are both starkly beautiful and full of horrors.
In this captivating book, independent researcher Beveridge successfully provides readers with a lively discussion of common concepts and … Read More >
It’s here! Check out our cool new Spring 2015 Catalogue.
Browse through the digital catalogue to view MQUP’s upcoming releases.
(If you don’t have Flash, you can view forthcoming spring titles here.)
Highlights from the new catalogue include:
DISMANTLING CANADA: Stephen Harper’s New Conservative Agenda by Brooke Jeffrey
A Liberal insider analyzes Stephen Harper’s drive to create … Read More >
Congratulations again to Peter Feldstein on winning the 2014 Governor General’s Award for Translation!
His translated biography on PAUL-ÉMILE BORDUAS, by François-Marc Gagnon, offers an in-depth investigation of one of the most important Canadian painters of the twentieth century.
Ursula Franklin is a special guest on today’s episode of CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers for a wide-ranging conversation about her life, career, and recent release Ursula Frankin Speaks, a collection of speeches and interviews from 1986 to 2012 that were retrieved and restored from audio and visual recordings with the help of Dr. … Read More >
HAPPY UNIVERSITY PRESS WEEK!
We’re proud to be one of 32 presses participating once again this year in the UP Week Blog Tour. Every day this week, presses will be blogging on a different theme that highlights the value of collaboration among the scholarly community. For the full Blog Tour schedule, click here.
Editor in Chief Jonathan Crago writes about … Read More >
Please join us for the Montreal book launch next Tuesday, November 11th, for
ONWARD, DEAR BOYS: A Family Memoir of the Great War
By Philippe Bieler
“A fascinating book that weaves together letters and memoirs, Onward, Dear Boys is a poignant story of the experiences of war and its impact on a family of new Canadians … Read More >
New release: Sheymes: A Family Album after the Holocaust, is a memoir by Elizabeth Wajnberg, the daughter of Holocaust survivors who was born in postwar Poland. Evoking the past from the present, she gathers her family’s history as it moves from the prewar years through the war to their arrival in Montreal. In this special guest post, the author … Read More >
Here’s a round-up of news and upcoming events at MQUP.
New release Children into Swans explores fairy tales and the lore of ancient stories embedded in them.
In this week’s excerpt, author Jan Beveridge looks at the Celtic roots of Hallowe’en, formerly known as Samain. More >