Below you will find links to our areas of specialization. We also welcome manuscripts that do not neatly fall under any of the below series. While our areas of interest and our resources focus around the series, we are always interested in reading manuscripts that make a difference and make us think. Please feel free to submit your manuscript for our review.
ISSN 1703-1826 (print) ISSN 1925-5675 (online)
This series illuminates issues and topics concerning Africa that have been ignored or are missing from current global discourse. These titles address concerns that been long overlooked in political, social, and historical discussions about this continent. A primary focus is local governance issues. This series is intended to be published in open access format in collaboration with African university presses and libraries.
Series Editor: Donald Ray Professor, Political Science Chair, Traditional Authority Applied Research Network (TAARN) University of Calgary
Grassroots Governance?: Chiefs in Africa and the Afro-... Donald I. Ray (Editor)
The African Diaspora in Canada: Negotiating Identity and... Wisdom J. Tettey (Editor)
A Common Hunger: Land Rights in Canada and South Africa Joan G. Fairweather
New Directions in African Education: Challenges and... S. Nombuso Dlamini (Editor)
Shrines in Africa: History, Politics, and Society Allan C. Dawson (Editor)
The Land Has Changed: History, Society, and Gender in... Chima J. Korieh
African Wars: A Defense Intelligence Perspective William Thom
Reinventing African Chieftaincy in the Age of AIDS, Gender... Donald I. Ray (Editor)
The Politics of Access: University Education and Nation... Ogechi E. Anyanwu
Social Work in Africa: Exploring Culturally Relevant... Linda Kreitzer
ISSN 1700-9995 (print) ISSN 1927-4351 (online)
Art in Profile showcases the contribution of contemporary Canadian artists and architects both emerging and established. Each book provides insight into the life and work of an artist or architect whose innovative and creative imagination is “making a difference, making us think.”
Series Editor: Loraine Fowlow, Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary
Ancestral Portraits: The Colour of My People Frederick R. McDonald
Magic off Main: The Art of Esther Warkov Beverly J. Rasporich
The Garden of Art: Vic Cicansky, Sculptor Don Kerr
Reta Summers Cowley Terry Fenton
Spirit Matters: Ron (Gyo-zo) Spickett, Artist, Poet, Priest Geoffrey Simmins
Full Spectrum: The Architecture of Jeremy Sturgess Geoffrey Simmins (Editor)
Cultural Memories and Imagined Futures: The Art of Jane Ash... Pamela McCallum
The Art of John Snow Elizabeth Herbert
Cover and Uncover: Eric Cameron Ann Davis (Editor)
Marion Nicoll: Silence and Alchemy Ann Davis
John C. Parkin, Archives and Photography: Reflections on... Linda Fraser
From Realism to Abstraction: The Art of J. B. Taylor Adriana Davies
ISSN 2371-6134 (print) ISSN 2371-6142 (online)
This new series focuses on illuminating, promoting, or demonstrating the fundamental significance of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences to public well-being and contemporary society – culturally, spiritually, socially, politically, and economically – with the aim of raising awareness of the essential skills, perspectives, and critical understandings of societal issues these disciplines cultivate.
Co-published with Mount Royal University
Series Editor: Jeffrey Keshen, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Mount Royal University
ISSN 1716-2645 (print) and ISSN 1925-2919 (online)
Canada’s role in international military and strategic studies ranges from peacebuilding and Arctic sovereignty to unconventional warfare and domestic security. This series provides narratives and analyses of the Canadian military from both an historical and a contemporary perspective.
Series Editor: Rob Huebert, Professor, Political Science, Associate Director of the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies. Chair, Editorial Board, University of Calgary Press, University of Calgary
Art or Memorial?: The Forgotten History of Canada's... Laura Brandon
The Generals: The Canadian Army's Senior Commanders in... J. L. Granatstein
In the National Interest: Canadian Foreign Policy and the... Greg Donaghy (Editor)
Long Night of the Tankers: Hitler's War Against... David J. Bercuson
Fishing for a Solution: Canada's Fisheries Relations... Donald Barry
The Frontier of Patriotism: Alberta and the First World War Adriana A. Davies (Editor)
From Kinshasa to Kandahar: Canada and Fragile States in... Michael K. Carroll
ISSN 2371-7238 (print) ISSN 2371-7246 (online)
The literary imprint of UCalgary Press, Brave & Brilliant publishes fiction, poetry, and everything in between and beyond. Bold and lively, each with its own strong and unique voice, Brave & Brilliant books entertain and engage readers with fresh and energetic approaches to storytelling and verse, in print or through innovative digital publication.
Series Editor: Aritha Van Herk, Professor, English, University of Calgary
ISSN 1925-3702 (print) ISSN 1925-3710 (online)
This new series explores topical issues in Canadian history as seen through an environmental lens. It launches a new partnership between the University of Calgary Press and the Network in Canadian History & Environment/Nouvelle initiative canadienne en histoire de l’environnement (NiCHE).
Series Editor: Alan MacEachern, Associate Professor, Department of History, Director, NiCHE: Network in Canadian History & Environment, University of Western Ontario
A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011 Claire Campbell (Editor)
Historical GIS Research in Canada Jennifer Bonnell (Editor)
Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History,... Arn Keeling (Editor)
Canadian Countercultures and the Environment Colin M. Coates (Editor)
Moving Natures: Mobility and Environment in Canadian History Ben Bradley (Editor)
Border Flows: A Century of the Canadian-American Water... Lynne Heasley (editor)
Ice Blink: Navigating Northern Environmental History Stephen Bocking (Editor)
Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in... Joanna Dean (Editor)
ISSN 1912-3094 (print) ISSN 1925-2927 (online)
This series presents cutting-edge research that provokes and inspires new interdisciplinary explorations of past, present, and emerging cinematic trends by individuals and groups of filmmakers from around the world. The series has a strong interest in Canadian subjects.
Series Editor: Darrell Varga, Canada Research Chair in Contemporary Film and Media Studies, NSCAD University (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design)
Filming Politics: Communism and the Portrayal of the... Malek Khouri
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada Darrell Varga (Editor)
Revisioning Europe: The Films of John Berger and Alain... Jerry White
The Documentary Art of Filmmaker Michael Rubbo D.B. Jones
ISSN 1919-7144 (print) ISSN 1925-2935 (online)
The Alberta landscape is the focal point for international discussions about energy and natural resources, and ecological and environmental concerns.
Series Editor: Petra Dolata, Associate Professor and Tier II Canada Research Chair, Department of History, University of Calgary
Places: Linking Nature and Culture for Understanding and... James Gordon Nelson
A New Era for Wolves and People: Wolf Recovery, Human... Marco Musiani (Editor)
The World of Wolves: New Perspectives on Ecology, Behaviour... Marco Musiani (Editor)
Parks, Peace, and Partnership: Global Initiatives in... Michael S. Quinn (Editor)
Wilderness and Waterpower: How Banff National Park Became a... Christopher Armstrong
L'Alberta Autophage: Identités, mythes et discours du... Dominique Perron
Greening the Maple: Canadian Ecocriticism in Context Ella Soper (Editor)
Petropolitics: Petroleum Development, Markets and... Alan MacFadyen
ISSN 1498-2366 (print) ISSN 1925-9638 (online)
This series redefines our understanding of historical and current issues in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Copublished with the Latin American Research Centre.
Series Editor: Hendrik Kraay, Professor, Department Head, Department of History, University of Calgary
Waking the Dictator: Veracruz, the Struggle for Federalism... Karl B. Koth
The Spirit of Hidalgo: The Mexican Revolution in Coahuila Suzanne B. Pasztor
Clerical Ideology in a Revolutionary Age: The Guadalajara... Brian F. Connaughton
Monuments of Progress: Modernization and Public Health in... Claudia Agostoni
Madness in Buenos Aires: Patients, Psychiatrists and the... Jonathan Ablard
Patrons, Partisans, and Palace Intrigues: The Court Society... Christoph Rosenmüller
From Many, One: Peasants, Borders, and Education in... Andrae M. Marak
Violence in Argentine Literature and Film (1989-2005) Carolina Rocha (Editor)
Latin American Cinemas: Local Views and Transnational... Nayibe Bermudez-Barrios (Editor)
Creativity and Science in Contemporary Argentine Literature... Joanna Page
Textual Exposures: Photography in Twentieth Century Spanish... Dan Russek
Whose Man in Havana? Adventures from the Far Side of... John W. Graham
Journalism in a Small Place: Making Caribbean News Relevant... Juliette Storr
ISSN 1701-0004 (print) ISSN 1925-2943 (online)
The circumpolar North is an area of contemporary discussion and historical fascination. This series highlights diverse areas of northern scholarship, including natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.
Co-published with the Arctic Institute of North America.
Series Editor: Elisa Hart, Anthropological researcher, Arctic Institute of North America
Nunavik: Inuit-Controlled Education in Arctic Quebec Ann Vick-Westgate
Many Faces of Gender: Roles and Relationships through Time... Lisa Frink (Editor)
New Owners in Their Own Land: Minerals and Inuit Land Claims Robert L. McPherson
New Owners in Their Own Land: Minerals and Inuit Land Claims Robert L. McPherson
War North of 80: The Last German Arctic Weather Station of... Wilhelm Dege, William Barr (Editor and translator)
Writing Geographical Exploration: Thomas James and the... Wayne K. D. Davies
As Long As This Land Shall Last: A History of Treaty 8 and... Rene Fumoleau
Breaking Ice: Renewable Resource and Ocean Management in... Fikret Berkes (Editor)
Alliance and Conflict: The World System of the I Ernest S. Burch, Jr.
Tanana and Chandalar: The Alaska Field Journals of Robert A... Craig Mishler (Editor)
Resurrecting Dr. Moss: The Life and Letters of a Royal Navy... Paul C. Appleton, William Barr (Editor)
Lands that Hold One Spellbound: A Story of East Greenland Spencer Apollonio
Biocultural Diversity and Indigenous Ways of Knowing: Human... Karim-Aly Kassam
Arctic Scientist, Gulag Survivor: The Biography of Mikhail... Aleksei Mikhailovich Ermolaev (Original author)
The Reindeer Botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977 Wendy Dathan
The Fast-Changing Arctic: Rethinking Arctic Security for a... Barry Scott Zellen (Editor)
Shipwreck at Cape Flora: The Expeditions of Benjamin Leigh... P.J. Capelotti
A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian... Gordon W. Smith
Baffin Island: Field Research and High Arctic Adventure,... Jack D. Ives
Polaris: The Chief Scientist's Recollections of the... Emil Bessels
This new series is interested in discovering and documenting how smaller communities in Canada and elsewhere differ from their larger metropolitan counterparts in terms of their strategies (formal and informal) for developing, maintaining, and enhancing community and cultural vitality, particularly in terms of civic engagement, artistic animation, and creative place-making.
Published with the support of Thompson Rivers University.
Will Garrett-Petts, Professor of English and Associate Vice-President of Research and Graduate Studies, Thompson Rivers University
Nancy Duxbury Carreiro, Senior Researcher, Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal, and Co-coordinator of its Cities, Cultures, and Architecture Research Group
ISSN 1922-6519 (print) ISSN 1925-587X (online)
This series focuses on creative non-fiction that explores our sense of place in the West. How do we define ourselves as Westerners and what impact do we have on the world around us? Essays, biographies, memoirs, and insights into Western Canadian life and experience are highlighted.
Series Editor: Aritha van Herk, Professor, Department of English, University of Calgary
Looking Back: Canadian Women's Prairie Memoirs and... S. Leigh Matthews
Catch the Gleam: Mount Royal, From College to University,... Donald N. Baker
Always an Adventure: An Autobiography Hugh A. Dempsey
Promoters, Planters, and Pioneers: The Course and Context... Cornelius J. Jaenen
Happyland: A History of the "Dirty Thirties" in... Curtis McManus
My Name is Lola Lola Rozsa
The Cowboy Legend: Owen Wister's Virginian and the... John Jennings
Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Donna Coates (Editor)
Finding Directions West: Readings that Locate and Dislocate... George Colpitts (Editor)
Writing Alberta: Building on a Literary Identity George Melnyk (Editor)