Engaging ideas, transforming minds
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July 08, 2022
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...
June 10, 2022
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...
June 01, 2022
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...
April 29, 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...
March 31, 2022
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...
January 27, 2022
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...
November 11, 2021
“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...
November 02, 2021
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!
September 27, 2021
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...
July 09, 2021
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...