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 […]

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 […]

Publisher of the Year: Some Highlights!

We are honoured to have earned the Mel Hurtig Publisher of the Year award from our publishing peers, recognizing our activities in 2019. Here are some of the highlights from a remarkable year. New Visual Identity. Our goal was to honour the Press’s legacy while reflecting our current publishing program, which is increasingly diverse, urban, […]