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A Question of Commitment

With the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), commentators began to situate the evolution of the status of children within the context of the “property to persons” ...

Literatures, Communities, and Learning

Literatures, Communities, and Learning: Conversations with Indigenous Writers gathers nine conversations with Indigenous writers about the relationship between Indigenous literatures and learning, and ...

A War Guest in Canada

By W.A.B. Douglas
Categories: History

During the Second World War, hundreds of children were sent from the UK to stay with family and friends in Canada as “war guests. ” This book collects the letters of one such war guest, young Alec ...

I Am a Damn Savage; What Have You Done to My Country?

Quebec author An Antane Kapesh's two books, Je suis une maudite sauvagesse (1976) and Qu'as-tu fait de mon pays? (1979), are among the foregrounding works by Indigenous women in Canada. This English translation ...

The New Race

William H. H. Johnson’s The Life of Wm. H. H. Johnson, from 1839 to 1900, and the New Race (1904) is the only classical slave narrative in the black North American tradition published by a British Columbian. ...

Cinema of Pain

Edited by Liz Czach & André Loiselle
Categories: Film & Media

Since the defeat of the pro-sovereigntists in the 1995 Quebec referendum, the loss of a cohesive nationalistic vision in the province has led many Québécois to use their ancestral origins to inject ...

Current, Climate

By Rita Wong
Edited by Nicholas Bradley
Categories: Poetry
Series: Laurier Poetry

Current, Climate is an introduction to the environmental and social-justice poetry of Rita Wong. Selections from her poetic oeuvre show how Wong has responded to local and global inequities with outrage, ...

TIFF

Timothy Findley (1930-2002) was one of Canada’s foremost writers—an award-winning novelist, playwright, and short-story writer who began his career as an actor in London, England. Findley was instrumental ...