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July 08, 2022

Interview with Victoria Kannen

Victoria Kannen writes and teaches on the subjects of identity, embodiments, education, and popular culture. She is the co-editor of The Spaces and Places of Canadian Popular Culture (Canadian Scholars Press, 2019). Her work has also been published in such journals as the Journal of Gender Studies, Culture, Theory... more

June 10, 2022

Comprehensive Queer Reading List for Pride

Happy Pride Month from Canadian Scholars and Women’s Press! To celebrate, we have created a comprehensive academic reading list showcasing our LGBT2S+, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies titles. Spanning disciplines from Health Studies to Research Theory and Methods, we have something for everyone wishing to l... more

June 01, 2022

Women's Press History: A Brief Reflection

Women’s Press, formerly known as Canadian Women’s Educational Press, was founded in 1972. The press started as a collective of women interested in academic scholarship who wanted progressive and productive change within the industry while taking a non-heterosexist, anti-capitalist, and anti-racist approach. To com... more

April 29, 2022

Canadian Independent Bookstore Day: April 30th, 2022

Independent retailers are crucial to the local and national economy. Following the ramifications of COVID-19 closures, it’s more important than ever for us to support these smaller businesses. As was said on a sign outside of a Queen Street West retailer: “Buy Local. Or Bye-Bye Local.” In recognition of this, on A... more

March 31, 2022

International Day of Transgender Visibility (TDoV)

International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV) is celebrated annually on March 31st to commemorate transgender lived experiences and bring awareness of discrimination faced by transgender folks. Days such as TDoV are crucial in opening the discussion around trans* rights, since many people still face discrimin... more

January 27, 2022

Virtual Book Launch: Gendered Bodies and Public Scrutiny

Join Canadian Scholars for a virtual launch in celebration of the publication of Gendered Bodies and Public Scrutiny, on February 3, 2022 at 3:30 pm EST! Click here to register. Register to sit in on a roundtable discussion with author Victoria Kannen, joined by contributing artist and authors! In this unique appr... more

November 11, 2021

Honouring Lee Maracle

“This story deserves to be told; all stories do. Even the waves of the sea tell a story that deserves to be read. The stories that really need to be told are those that shake the very soul of you.” ―Lee Maracle, Celia’s Song Our team is deeply saddened by the passing of Lee Maracle. It’s been an honour to have the... more

November 02, 2021

Virtual Book Launch: Doing Ethics in Child and Youth Care

Presented by Concordia University and Youth Work Community Events, Please join us for the virtual book launch of Doing Ethics in Child and Youth Care When: November 19, 2021 at Noon ET Where: Online! Register Here There will be an exclusive discount code for attendees of the launch as well as door prizes! more

September 27, 2021

September 30 - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On September 30, Canadian Scholars and Women’s Press will be pausing operations and closing the office for the day to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation falls on the same day as Orange Shirt Day, which was and is, a day for engaging with acts of truth an... more

July 09, 2021

Virtual Book Launch: Body Studies in Canada

Join Canadian Scholars for a virtual launch in celebration of the publication of Body Studies in Canada, on July 29, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST! Click here to register. Register to sit in on a round table discussion with editor Dr. Valerie Zawilski, joined by expected panelists Tamara Bernard, Dr. Lois Kamenitz, Dr. Marga... more