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Six English and five French books have been shortlisted for the 2016 Trillium Book Award, the Ontario government’s prestigious award for literature. Included on the shortlisted of French-language Finalists is MQUP’s Nourrir la machine by Caroline Durand. Congratulations Caroline Durand on your nomination!
The Trillium Book Award was established to recognize excellence, support marketing and foster increased public … Read More >
For over 35 years, YWCA Toronto has been honouring extraordinary women who are improving the lives of women and girls and driving positive and long-term change across the city, country and the globe. On Thursday, May 26th, a gala will be held to honour this year’s Women of Distinction.
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Just a few more days till Congress 2016! This year’s theme is “Energizing communities”, and the program looks great with lots of excellent events.
We’ve put together a round-up of MQUP related events scheduled for the week. Several of our authors will also be presenting at various association meetings.
Keep a lookout for the MQUP gang … Read More >
The Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures (ACQL) announced the finalists for the 2015 Gabrielle Roy Prize (English section), and we are very pleased to say that two MQUP titles were on the shortlist!
The shortlist includes Paul Huebener for Timing Canada: The Shifting Politics of Time in Canadian Literary Culture (McGill-Queen’s University Press) and Winfried Siemerling for The … Read More >
Our Fall 2016 catalogue is here! Lots of exciting books and authors this Fall, as well as a brand new series: Rethinking Canada In The World.
Some highlights from the new catalogue include:
The Liberal Studies department at Vancouver Island University (VIU) hosts a conference each year for their students to which a guest speaker is invited to deliver a keynote address. This year the speaker was professor and author John von Heyking from the University of Lethbridge, speaking on the topic of political friendship, a theme … Read More >
We are very pleased to announce that Between Raid and Rebellion: The Irish in Buffalo and Toronto, 1867-1916, by William Jenkins, has won the Geographical Society of Ireland (GSI) 2013-2015 Book of the Year Award. The GSI Book Award is biannually awarded since 2010 for the best scholarly contribution to Irish Geography.
“Between Raid and … Read More >
MQUP is very pleases to announce that three of our titles have been shortlisted for the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize.
The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize is awarded by the Canadian Historical Association (CHA) and is attributed annually to the best scholarly book in Canadian history. Winners will be announced at the end of … Read More >
Each year since 1999, on the first Saturday in May, the town of Wilno, Ontario organizes a large festival in honour of Kashub Day.
The first Kashubs to arrive in Canada settled in around Wilno, Barry’s Bay, Round Lake, Hopefield, Halfway, Shrine Hill and Rockingham in Ontario in the west end of Renfrew County. The Kashubian culture … Read More >
A huge congratulations to Donald J. Savoie for winning the 2015 Donner Prize. Professor Savoie was awarded the $50,000 Donner Prize for What Is Government Good At?: A Canadian Answer. His book was chosen from an impressive list of 86 submissions by a five-member jury: A. Anne McLellan (Jury Chair), Jean-Marie Dufour, Peter George, V. Peter … Read More >