Canadian scholars
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Engaging ideas, transforming minds
2013 lifelong learning as critical action cvr

Lifelong Learning as Critical Action wins the Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education

André P. Grace’s Lifelong Learning as Critical Action has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education, an award given annually by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education. Founded in 1981, the award was established to honour the sc... more

2013 on reflection cvr

On Reflection wins the 2014 Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Media Ecology

Ellen Rose’s On Reflection has been awarded the 2014 Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Media Ecology. Named for the Canadian media studies and communications theorist, the Marshall McLuhan Award was established in 2000 and honours any topic related to media ecology. Past recipients include... more

2010 immigration and canada cvr

Immigration and Canada: Global and Transnational Perspectives wins the 2014 Nathan Keyfitz Book Prize

Alan B. Simmons’s Immigration and Canada: Global and Transnational Perspectives received the Nathan Keyfitz Book Prize, a biannual prize awarded by the Canadian Population Society. The prize is awarded to a scholar who has published a book on a topic of concern to Canadian demography and population studies. Publishe... more

2009 muslim women speak cvr

Muslim Women Speak: A Tapestry of Lives and Dreams, winner of the 2011 Outstanding Scholarship Prize

In 2011, Amani Hamdan’s Muslim Women Speak: A Tapestry of Lives and Dreams received the Outstanding Scholarship Prize, awarded by the Women's and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes, formerly known as the Canadian Women's Studies Association. Established in 2002, the annual award acknowledges the important cont... more

1991 petticoats and prejudice cvr

Petticoats and Prejudice: Women and Law in Nineteenth Century Canada, winner of the 1992 Willard Hurst Prize in American Legal History

In 1992, Constance Backhouse’s Petticoats and Prejudice: Women and Law in Nineteenth Century Canada received the Willard Hurst Prize in American Legal History. Co-published in 1991 with The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, Petticoats and Prejudice explores the legal status of women in nineteenth-century... more

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Becoming Girl: Collective Biography and the Production of Girlhood

Marnina Gonick and Susanne Gannon's Becoming Girl were selected as one of the honourable mentions in the 2016 Women's and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes Outstanding Scholarship Prize. This annual prize, established in 2002 (and previously called the CWSA/ACÉF Book Prize), acknowledges the important contri... more