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  • Cover Photograph for “Our Whole Gwich’in Way of Life Has Changed / Gwich’in K’yuu Gwiidandài’ Tthak Ejuk Gòonlih”
    A photograph by James Jerome appears on the cover of our newest book, Our Whole Gwich’in Way of Life Has Changed / Gwich’in K’yuu Gwiidandài’ Tthak Ejuk Gòonlih: Stories from the People of the Land. For this post, we invited the book’s co-author Leslie McCartney to tell us about Jerome, his work and importance, and […]
  • Spring 2021 Catalogue
    Our Spring 2021 catalogue is available for download, featuring exceptional books in the areas of Indigenous Studies, Gender Studies, Black Studies, Oral History, Canadian Literature, Poetry, and Psychology. We are grateful to report that our distributors have not missed a beat and books are available to order. Be sure to support your local indie booksellers […]
  • Laws of the Constitution: Consolidated
    “A society can be understood by the types of laws that it creates, but it can also be understood by its Constitution.” Donald F. Bur All law is complicated, and constitutional law is particularly complicated. As a result, most people know the Constitution of this country through two documents—the Constitution Act, 1867 and the the Constitution […]
  • UAlberta Press Holds Its First-Ever Holiday Sale
    Welcome to UAlberta Press’s first-ever holiday sale. We know people love giving books as presents, and are giving all of our friends and fans an opportunity to buy books at 30% off. We have created a new page on our website that suggests titles in all manner of categories, from Bestsellers to CanLit to Sports. […]
  • Raise UP: Valerie Mason-John, Social Justice Poet
    In today’s contribution to the University Press Week Blog Tour (November 9-13), we share a poem from I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin by spoken-word poet, author, and public speaker Valerie Mason-John. This year University Press Week celebrates the ways in which university presses help Raise UP a variety of voices […]
  • AAA Conference 2020: Raising Our Voices
    Rather than an in-person conference this fall, anthropologists are Raising Our Voices through an event series that is being offered online for live, interactive participation as well as view-on-demand. The live portion runs from November 5 to 14 and UAlberta Press is at virtual booth #55. During 2020’s Raising Our Voices event series we are excited to […]
  • RaiseUP and Indigenous Voices in Canada
    Please join us for an event celebrating University Press Week featuring a quartet of Canada’s scholarly presses, moderated by one of our acquisitions editors, Michelle Lobkowicz. Emphasizing the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe, the Association of […]
  • Fort McMurray Wildfire Book Shortlisted for Alberta Reads Book Club
    What You Take With You, Therese Greenwood’s memoir of the Fort McMurray wildfire has made the shortlist for the upcoming Alberta Reads Book Club for November / December. What You Take With You: Wildfire, Family and the Road Home is one of six books to make the shortlist for the online book club’s November-December selection. This […]