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.
The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson
The Last Suffragist Standing is an unprecedented study of a pioneering Canadian suffragist and politician and an illuminating work on the history of feminism, socialism, internationalism, and activism in Canada.
2019, Short-listed - Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing, BC Historical Federation
Citizenship, Conjugal Relationships, and Canadian Immigration Policy
A Family Matter investigates the implications for immigrants and refugees of the Canadian government’s definition of what constitutes “family.”
2019, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Book Prize, Canadian Political Science Association
The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro
Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox recounts the prolonged battle, led by farmers and First Nations, to stop the cripplingly expensive and environmentally irresponsible Site C dam.
2019, Winner - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, BC Book Prizes
2019, Short-listed - Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Writers' Trust of Canada
The History of Women and the Vote in Canada
Acclaimed historian Joan Sangster celebrates the 100th anniversary of Canadian women getting the federal vote with a look at the real struggles women faced, depending on their race, class, and location in the nation, in their fight for equality.
2019, Short-listed - Dafoe Book Prize Prize, The Dafoe Foundation
Told in contemporary Anishinaabe storytelling style, Otter’s Journey takes us across the globe to explore how the work in Indigenous language revitalization can inform the emerging field of Indigenous legal revitalization.
2019, Short-listed - Indigenous Literature Award, Southern Ontario Library Service
Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood
The Creator’s Game serves as a potent illustration of how, for over a century, the Indigenous game of lacrosse has served as a central means for Indigenous communities to activate their self-determination and reformulate their identities.
2019, Winner - Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
2018, Winner - CSN-REC Book Prize, Canadian Studies Network – Réseau d’études canadiennes
2019, Short-listed - Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University
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