March 9, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Briony Dawson.   Briony Dawson For those of us that have pets, we all love them greatly. They bring us fun and joy, and make our days happier! Unfortunately, from time to time they become unwell and they must see a vet. We could not be without these skilled individuals, as […]

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An Interview with Nicole St-Onge on her work on the Fur Trade and Mohawk Men

March 7, 2017

An interview between Naomi Zurevinski and Nicole St-Onge, author of “He was neither a soldier nor a slave: he was under the control of no man” : Kahnawake Mohawks in the Northwest Fur Trade, 1790-1850, on the work that she did for her article, as well as what sparked her interest in studying Mohawks men’s […]

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Professor Abrahim H. Khan conferred honorary doctorate by Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra

March 6, 2017

Abrahim H. Khan Congratulations Professor Abrahim H. Khan! We at UTP Journals would like to congratulate Professor and Toronto Journal of Theology Editor, Abrahim H. Khan, who just last week received an honourary doctorate from Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra.   Last week, Professor Abrahim H. Khan was conferred an honourary degree of Doctor honoris […]

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Celebrating Freedom to Read Week 2017! (Part 2)

March 1, 2017

The Freedom to Read Week celebration continues! Here are 5 more must-read articles—all from the Journal of Canadian Studies—on books that have at one time been deemed too controversial for schools and libraries across Canada (and in some cases all across North America). FREE-TO-READ this week! 6. MOURNING BECOMES MARGARET: LAURENCE’S FAREWELL TO FICTION by […]

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Celebrating Freedom to Read Week 2017! (Part 1)

February 27, 2017

Freedom to Read Week is here! This week, Canadians are encouraged to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is a fundamental right that is guaranteed to all Canadians under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We at UTP Journals know full well the importance of intellectual freedom. Facilitating critical thought and […]

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A Decade with Under the Volcano

February 23, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Jonathan Butler.   Jonathan Butler Before writing the article, “Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano and the Drunken Discourse of Literary Solipsism,” I’d been thinking about the novel Under the Volcano—and reading and re-reading it—for about ten years. It is for me one of the richest and most elaborate of 20th Century […]

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On the Research Process Behind “‘Courage to Do What Is Right’ on Cold War Broadway: Leonard Spigelgass’ A Majority of One.”

February 21, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Seunghyun Hwang.   Seunghyun Hwang In retrospect, while I was struggling in searching for a dissertation research topic, I had many good opportunities to have productive conversations on post-world war America with my academic adviser and my life mentor, a baby-boomer who remembers the era. These conversations intrigued me and led […]

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The 1877 General Strike: A Story Half-Told

February 8, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Justin Rogers-Cooper.   Tramp Scarecrow Postcard Sometime last year I slipped a postcard of a “tramp” (as pictured in the right-hand image) into a UV-protected plastic sleeve. Then I put it into a neat pile of similarly sleeved postcards. I carefully placed them into a black museum storage box, and stacked […]

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An interview with Margaret Jacob on the archives and scientific history

February 6, 2017

An interview between Naomi Zurevinski and Margaret Jacob, author of “Commerce, Industry and Newtonian Science: Weber Revisited and Revised,” on the work that she did for her article, as well as the importance for historians to work in the archives. To read more about Jacob’s career journey and experiences, click here. Jacob’s article appeared in […]

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A history of “Arthur Hailey as Richard Nixon: Workplace Safety in Airport.”

February 2, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Christian B. Long.   I started thinking about my article “Arthur Hailey as Richard Nixon. Workplace Safety in Airport” in early 2004, at an event the Vanderbilt University English department put on for its graduate students, when Cecelia Tichi noted in passing that Moby Dick is a novel about workplace safety. […]

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