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Decades Later, Women in Academia Continue Lifting a Ton of Feathers

Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman’s Guide to Surviving in the Academic World was published in 1993. It was originally intended not only as a survival guide, but as a way to help destroy some of the myths surrounding women’s career opportunities in the university. In this post, author Paula J. Caplan revists her book and explains why nearly 30 years on, many of the struggles women face in academia remain unchanged.

Isolation Reading for the Week of June 22

Every week we’re bringing you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. This week, Brittney Sutherland, our Production Coordinator, has chosen Youth, School, and Community: Participatory Institutional Ethnographies by Naomi Nichols as her staff pick. Enjoy!

Isolation Reading for the Week of June 15

We’re bringing you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. Check in with us every Monday for some fantastic book recommendations. This week’s selection comes from our acquisitions editor Carli Hansen who has chosen Queering Urban Justice: Queer of Colour Formations in Toronto as her staff pick, a book that is currently 50% off in our Pride Month Sale.

Announcing Some of Our Major Award Winners

Congress may have been cancelled this year, but some big awards have been handed out in the past week and we’re delighted that our authors are receiving recognition for their achievements. In this post, we reveal some of the award winners.

Behind the Scenes: UTP Catalogue Process

Everyone at UTP was delighted to share with you the recent launch of our Fall/Winter 2020 Catalogue. In this post, we reached out to Breanna Muir, our Product Marketing Specialist who oversees the process, and we asked her to take us behind the scenes into the catalogue process at UTP.