UBC Press is proud to publish outstanding scholarly works by some of the world’s preeminent scholars. We congratulate our authors and volume editors who have been recognized with awards and citations.
British Family Correspondence and the Settler Colonial Everyday in British Columbia
The first substantial study of family correspondence and settler colonialism, Nothing to Write Home About elucidates the significance of trans-imperial intimacy, epistolary silence, and the everyday in laying the foundations of settler colonialism in British Columbia.
2020, Commended - The Wilson Book Prize, McMaster University
Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs
Assembling Unity traces the history of pan-Indigenous unity in British Columbia through political negotiations, gendered activism, and the balance and exercise of power.
2020, Short-listed - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association
The Contested Politics of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Canada
Delivering Policy explores how the tension between science and politics shaped the long and fraught path to Canada’s Assisted Human Reproduction Act.
2020, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association
Women and the Vote in Ontario
Our Voices Must Be Heard examines the ideals and failings of Ontario’s suffrage history, its daring supporters and thunderous enemies, and its blind spots on matters of race and class.
2018, Winner - Alison Prentice Award for Best Book in Ontario Women's and Gender History, Ontario Historical Society
Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice
A passionate account of how one man’s fight against racism and injustice transformed the criminal justice system and galvanized the Mi’kmaw Nation’s struggle for self-determination, forever changing the landscape of Indigenous rights in Canada and around the world.
2020, Short-listed - Atlantic Book Awards, Atlantic Book Awards and Festival
How Indigenous People Are Reshaping the Northwest Coast Art Industry
Incorporating Culture examines what happens when Indigenous people assert control over the commercialization of their art by instilling the market with their communities’ values.
2019, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize, UBC Library
2019, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Prize for Excellence in Scholarly Publishing, UBC Press
2020, Short-listed - The Society for Economic Anthropology Book Prize, Society for Economic Anthropology
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