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Halpern spent years tracking down a story that no one wanted to talk about. Pouring over newspaper accounts of the sensational three day trial, interviewing surviving family members — many reluctant to … Read More >
NEW RELEASE: THE UNBOUNDED LEVEL OF THE MIND
A collection of essays honouring McGill Professor Rod Macdonald, one of Canada’s most brilliant legal minds.
Edited by Richard Janda, Rosalie Jukier, and Daniel Jutras
Roderick A. Macdonald (1948-2014), internationally renowned for his expertise on access to justice, legal pluralism, and the philosophy of law, was first and foremost a teacher … Read More >
Congratulations to editors Tina Landsman Abbey, Gail Goldfarb Karp, and Dr. Joe Schwarcz, and everyone involved in the production of this beautiful cookbook!
From the McGill Reporter: The Smart Palate cooks up winning recipe
Fresh from the printer this week: two new books from the Studies on the History of Quebec Series that look at how people lived in 19th-century Montreal.
BEYOND BRUTAL PASSIONS: Prostitution in Early Nineteenth-Century Montreal
By Mary Anne Poutanen
A social history exploring the intersections between those accused of prostitution, their neighbours, families, clients, and criminal justice.
During a time of significant … Read More >
Calixa Lavallée, the composer of “O Canada,” was the first Canadian-born musician to achieve an international reputation. While primarily remembered for the national anthem, Lavallée and his work extended well beyond Canada.
Here’s a round-up of prizes recently awarded to MQUP authors. CONGRATULATIONS to the winners and all of the finalists, from the folks here at MQUP.
2015 DONALD SMILEY PRIZE
Awarded by the Canadian Political Science Association
WINNER: Bruce Smardon, ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH: The Political Economy of Federal Research and Development Policy since 1960 (2014)
Why Canadian industrial R&D remains limited … Read More >
Former Quebec cabinet minister, pediatrician, Official Languages Commissioner of Canada, and community leader Victor Goldbloom was on CTV Montreal today to speak with Mutsumi Takahashi about his new memoir, Building Bridges.
Photos from last … Read More >
“This is a valuable book, both for what it says about Underhill’s ideas and their development, and for what it reveals about the context in which they developed. An important part … Read More >
Shelley Wright is the recipient of this year’s George Ryga Award for Social Awareness.
The award will be presented June 11, 2015, at the Vancouver Public Library. This event is open to the public.
From the BC Bookworld website:
Formerly Okanagan-based and hosted by Okanagan College and George Ryga House in Summerland, one of the province’s foremost literary awards … Read More >
Combined Academic Publishers represents North American university presses, including McGill-Queen’s, in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. This year CAP has launched Books Combined, a collaborative blog project with their member presses, developed to highlight our authors and the books that influenced their work. From the blog:
Better than anyone, we think scholars understand books’ potential, … Read More >