The Mitre, Canada’s oldest student literary journal is published at Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec. Since 1893 and for a span of almost 60 years, it served as the sole vehicle for the sharing of campus news, alumni updates, sports accounts, opinion pieces, historical essays, photographs and much more – an invaluable source of information providing a broad perspective of life at Bishop’s and Lennoxville during this time period. As such, it also featured accounts from the war front via student letters sent to the journal. With the launching of publications such as The Campus newspaper (1944), and the Alumni Newsletter (1957), The Mitre eventually evolved into a creative arts magazine, featuring short stories, poetry, plays, photography and art works. Contributors include the university community: faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of Bishop’s University.
“This book is essential for anyone interested in the contemporary and future implications of digital media platforms and will be particularly valuable for students and scholars in media, communication, and cultural studies.” book cover
A blistering critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with the President of the United States himself, in a time when that community’s work has never been harder or more important.” book cover
“Thomas Main’s ‘The Rise of the Alt-Right’ is a thorough examination of this movement, its origins, and its possible future. Main does something special – he takes the time to look at the movement through data on its audience. This challenges the notion that the ideas animating this movement represent a fringe viewpoint. For those concerned about the rise of this movement and its possible future arc, Main’s book is required reading.” by Heidi Beirich, book cover
This biography of Noel Annance (1792-1869) is “a fascinating glimpse into the experiences of a man whose career and whose life […] dared to challenge the exclusion he faced within the context of the developing Dominion. Carefully researched and featuring many of Annance’s original writings, Abenaki Daring is an important and timely study about being Indigenous and about identity and colonialism.” Canada’s History
This book is an account of the author’s “quest to understand human evolution and music, the brain science behind tone-deafness, his search for ways to retrain the adult brain, and his investigation into what we really hear when we listen to music.” book cover
By Alexander Nehamas
“Friendship is, without question, one of life’s great gifts. …In On Friendship, the acclaimed philosopher Alexander Nehamas launches a far-ranging investigation into this crucial feature of our lives. Nehamas argues that the good of friendship is not of the moral variety, but rather lies in the closed world that a friendship creates. It is through time spent with our friends that we distinguish ourselves from the rest of humanity.” book cover
By G. Bruce Doern, Graeme Auld, and Christopher Stoney.
Anchored in the core literature on natural resources, energy production, and environmental analysis, Green-lite is a critical examination of Canadian environmental policy, governance, and politics drawing out key patterns to show that the Canadian story is one of complexity and of often weak performance. […] The first book to provide an integrated, historical, and conceptual examination of Canadian environmental policy over many decades, Green-lite captures complex notions of what green agendas seek to achieve in a business-dominated economy of diverse energy producing technologies, and their pollution harms and risks.
C. S. Lewis is the 20th century’s most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker. For three decades, they and their closest associates formed a literary club known as the Inklings, which met every week in Lewis’s Oxford rooms and in nearby pubs. They discussed literature, religion, and ideas; read aloud from works in progress; took philosophical rambles in woods and fields; gave one another companionship and criticism; and, in the process, rewrote the cultural history of modern times.
In The Fellowship, Philip and Carol Zaleski offer the first complete rendering of the Inklings’ lives and works. The result is an extraordinary account of the ideas, affections and vexations that drove the group’s most significant members. […] Romantics who scorned rebellion, fantasists who prized reality, wartime writers who believed in hope, Christians with cosmic reach, the Inklings sought to revitalize literature and faith in the twentieth century’s darkest years-and did so in dazzling style.
“Akerlof and Shiller provide a phenomenal guide to the pitfalls of the phree market. This redemptive revision of economic theory explains the built-in risks of rip-offs in a profit-maximizing world.”
Nancy Folbre, U of Massachusetts, Amherst