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 addresses issues and topics that have been overlooked in political, social, and historical discussions about Africa.
Series Editor: Timothy Stapleton, Professor, History, University of Calgary
Tensions between Culture and Human Rights
Edited by Vishanthie Sewpaul,
and Tanusha Raniga
Reinventing African Chieftaincy in the Age of AIDS, Gender, Governance, and Development
Edited by Donald I. Ray,
Keshav Sharma, and
African Diaspora in Canada: Negotiating Identity and Belonging
Edited by Wisdom J. Tettey and
Korbla P. Puplampu
Grassroots Governance?: Chiefs in Africa and the Afro-Caribbean
Edited by Donald I. Ray and
P. S. Reddy
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: Michele Hardy, Curator, Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary
John C. Parkin, Archives and Photography: Reflections on the Practice and Presentation of Modern Architecture
Michael McMordie, and
Marion Nicoll: Silence and Alchemy
Jennifer Salahub, and
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: Jennifer Pettit, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Mount Royal University
Signs of Water: Community Perspectives on Water, Responsibility, and Hope
Edited by Robert Boschman
and Sonya L. Jakubec,
Foreword by Robert Sandford
Orange Chinook: Politics in the New Alberta
Edited by Duane Bratt,
and David Taras
Understanding Atrocities: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide
Edited by Scott W. Murray
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, Associate Professor, Political Science, Associate Director of the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies. Chair, Editorial Board, University of Calgary Press, University of Calgary
Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid
Edited by Greg Donaghy
and David Webster
China’s Arctic Ambitions and What They Mean for Canada
P. Whitney Lackenbauer,
James Manicom, and
From Kinshasa to Kandahar: Canada and Fragile States in Historical Perspective
Edited by Michael K. Carroll and
Fishing for a Solution: Canada’s Fisheries Relations with the European Union, 1977-2013
Bob Applebaum, and
Long Night of the Tankers: Hitler’s War Against Caribbean Oil
David J. Bercuson and
Holger H. Herwig
In the National Interest: Canadian Foreign Policy and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1909-2009
Edited by Greg Donaghy
and Michael K. Carroll
Brave & Brilliant encompasses 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.
Series Editor: Aritha van Herk, Professor, Department of English, University of Calgary
Play by Meg Bream, Directors Notes by Samantha Macdonald, Essays by William John Pratt and David B. Hogan & Philip D. St. John
Legislating Love: The Everett Klippert Story
Play by Natalie Meisner,
with Directors Notes by Jason Mehmel,
and Essays by Kevin Allen,
and Tereasa Maillie
ISSN 256-3169 (print) or ISSN 2564-3177 (online)
BSPS Open publishes landmark, cutting edge works that represent the full breadth and diversity of the philosophy of science. Diamond Open Access, all books in this series are available freely to readers everywhere. Discover more about BSPS Open here.
Published in collaboration with the British Society for the Philosophy of Science
Bryan W. Roberts, Associate Professor of Philosophy of Science, London School of Economics and Political Science
David Teira, Professeur, UFR Philosophie, Sorbonne Université
ISSN 2560-6883 (print) ISSN 2560-6891 (online)
The humanities help us to understand who we are and where we came from; they help us to understand and respectfully engage with those who are different from us; and they encourage a curiosity and imagination that allows us to bring older ideas to the new worlds in which we find ourselves. Books in this series embody this spirit of inquiry.
Series Editor: Jim Ellis, Director of the Calgary Institute for Humanities and Professor, English Department, 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, Professor, Department of History, University of Western Ontario, Founding Director, NiCHE: Network in Canadian History & Environment
Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada
Edited by Joanna Dean,
Darcy Ingram, and
Border Flows: A Century of the Canadian-American Water Relationship
Edited by Lynne Heasley
and Daniel Macfarlane
Moving Natures: Mobility and the Environment in Canadian History
Edited by Ben Bradley,
and Colin M. Coates
Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and Memory
Edited by Arn Keeling
and John Sandlos
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.
ISSN 2562-3486 (print) ISSN 2562-3494 (online)
This series features original research at the intersection of energy and society. It welcomes works that contribute to international discussions on the history, culture and politics of energy and speaks to the energy humanities and energy social sciences. The series has a strong interest in, but is not limited to, North American issues.
Series Editor: Petra Dolata, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Calgary
ISSN 2561-3057 (print) ISSN 2561-3065 (online)
The Global Indigenous Issues series explores Indigenous peoples’ cultural, political, social, economic and environmental struggles in para-colonial and post-colonial societies. The series includes original research on local, regional, national, and transnational experiences. We especially welcome studies that connect local realities to global dynamics as well as comparative analyses of Indigenous issues both within and between the Global North and Global South.
Series Editor: Roberta Rice, Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Calgary
Indigenous Territorial Autonomy and Self-Government in the Diverse Americas
Edited by Miguel González, Ritsuko Funaki, Araceli Burguete Cal y Mayor, José Marimán, and Pablo Ortiz-T.
Flowers in the Wall: Truth and Reconciliation in Timor-Leste, Indonesia, and Melanesia
Edited by David Webster
ISSN 1498-2366 (print) ISSN 1925-9638 (online)
This series redefines our understanding of historical and current issues in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Some books in this seres were co-published with the Latin American Research Centre at the University of Calgary.
Series Editor: Hendrik Kraay, Professor, Department Head, Department of History, University of Calgary
Violence in Argentine Literature and Film (1989-2005)
Edited by Carolina Rocha and
Elizabeth Montes Garcés
Patrons, Partisans, and Palace Intrigues: The Court Society of Colonial Mexico 1702-1710
Clerical Ideology in a Revolutionary Age: The Guadalajara Church and the Idea of the Mexican Nation, 1788-1853
Brian F. Connaughton,
Translated by Mark A. Healey
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: David Millar is a glaciologist interested in arctic climate change. He is lead author of the Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists.
Polaris: The Chief Scientist’s Recollections of the American North Pole Expedition, 1871-73
Edited and Translated by William Barr
Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939
Gordon W. Smith,
Edited by P. Whitney Lackenbauer
Edited by Barry Scott Zellen,
with a Foreword by the Honorable Mead Treadwell
and an Afterward by Lawson W. Brigham
Arctic Scientist, Gulag Survivor: The Biography of Mikhail Mikhailovich Ermolaev, 1905-1991
By Aleksei Mikhailovich Ermolaev and
Edited and Translated by William Barr
Resurrecting Dr. Moss: The Life and Letters of a Royal Navy Surgeon, Edward Lawton Moss MD, RN, 1843-1880
Paul C. Appleton,
Edited by William Barr
Tanana and Chandalar: The Alaska Field Journals of Robert A. McKennan
Edited by Craig Mishler and
William E. Simeone
Breaking Ice: Renewable Resource and Ocean Management in the Canadian North
Edited by Fikret Berkes,
and Alan Diduck
As Long As This Land Shall Last: A History of Treaty 8 and Treaty 11, 1870-1939
By Rene Fumoleau,
With an Epilogue by Joanne Barnaby
Many Faces of Gender: Roles and Relationships through Time in Indigenous Northern Communities
Edited by Lisa Frink,
Rita S. Shepard, and
Gregory A. Reinhardt
Nunavik: Inuit-Controlled Education in Arctic Quebec
With a Foreword by Zebedee Nungak
ISSN 2561-5351 (print) ISSN 2561-536X (online)
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
This series honours and celebrates the legacy of John Wendell Holmes, one of Canada’s foremost diplomats and foreign policy educators. It features works of synthesis that offer thoughts and observations on the history of Canadian engagement in world affairs and prospects for Canada’s future.
Series Editor: Adam Chapnick, Professor, Defence Studies, Royal Military College of Canada; Deputy-Director, Education, Canadian Forces College
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: George Colpitts, Professor, Department of History, University of Calgary
Finding Directions West: Readings that Locate and Dislocate Western Canada’s Past
Edited by George Colpitts and