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Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art
Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Edited by Andrea Andersson

Postscript is the first collection of writings on the subject of conceptual writing by a diverse field of scholars in the realms of art, literature, media, as well as the artists themselves

Available Nov 2017
Europe Un-Imagined: Nation and Culture at a French-German Television Channel
Europe Un-Imagined: Nation and Culture at a French-German Television Channel
By Damien Stankiewicz

Damien Stankiewicz’s ground-breaking ethnographic study of the various contexts of media production work at ARTE (the newsroom, the editing studio, the screening room), reveals how ideas about French, German, and European culture coalesce and circulate at the channel.

Available Oct 2017
The Art of Subtraction: Digital Adaptation and the Object Image
The Art of Subtraction: Digital Adaptation and the Object Image
By Bruno Lessard

The Art of Subtraction is the first full-length study on the CD-ROM as a creative platform.

Published May 2017
The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada
The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada
Edited by Lisa Taylor and Cara-Marie O’Hagan

The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada offers a vast array of viewpoints that critically analyze the application and interpretation of press freedom under the Charter of Rights.

Published Mar 2017
Making Canada New: Editing, Modernism,  and New Media
Making Canada New: Editing, Modernism, and New Media
Edited by Dean Irvine, Vanessa Lent, Bart Vautour

An examination of the connections between modernist writers and editorial activities, Making Canada New draws links among new and old media, collaborative labour, emergent scholars and scholarships, and digital modernisms.

Published Feb 2017
Little Mosque on the Prairie and the Paradoxes of Cultural Translation:
Little Mosque on the Prairie and the Paradoxes of Cultural Translation:
By Kyle Conway

Kyle Conway’s textual analysis and in-depth research, including interviews from the show’s creator, executive producers, writers,  and CBC executives, reveals the many ways Muslims have and have not been integrated into North American television.

Published Feb 2017
Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada
Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada
Edited by Mike Gasher, Colette Brin, Christine Crowther, Gretchen King, Errol Salamon, and Simon Thibault
Journalism in Crisis addresses the concerns of scholars, activists, and journalists committed to Canadian journalism as a democratic institution and as a set of democratic practices.

Published Oct 2016
Covering Canadian Crime: What Journalists Should Know and the Public Should Question
Covering Canadian Crime: What Journalists Should Know and the Public Should Question
Edited by Chris Richardson and Romayne Smith Fullerton

Covering Canadian Crime offers a deep and detailed look at both the perennial issues in crime reporting and how changes in technology, business practices, and professional ethics are affecting today’s crime coverage.

Published Apr 2016
Broadcasting Policy in Canada, Second Edition
Broadcasting Policy in Canada, Second Edition
By Robert Armstrong

The second edition of Broadcasting Policy in Canada offers a comprehensive overview of the policies that provide the foundation for the Canadian broadcasting system, including discussion of topics such as Canadian content, media regulation, and program financing. 

Published Dec 2015
Exhibiting the German Past: Museums, Film, and Musealization
Exhibiting the German Past: Museums, Film, and Musealization
Edited by Peter M. McIsaac and Gabriele Mueller

Featuring a wide range of valuable case studies, Exhibiting the German Past offers a unique perspective on the developing relationship between museums and visual media.

Published Aug 2015