Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Recent Publications

Recently published works by, or featuring, Arts & Humanities faculty:

migoneVolumes, co-edited by Martin Arnold and Christof Migone

This new 144-page publication includes 14 writers, a 10" vinyl record with 15 tracks, an 150" x 10" image insert with 113 full-colour images. Featuring 65 artists including faculty members David Merritt and Neil Klassen, plus an essay by Ben Portis on the Nihilist Spasm Band.

basnettJournal Visual Studies | Guest edited by Sarah Bassnett

A special issue of the Journal Visual Studies on the theme of "Cold War visual alliances" guest-edited by Western Visual Arts faculty member Sarah Bassnett, Andrea Noble, and Thy Phu (English) is now available.  

Murder CityMurder City is the much-anticipated true crime book by Michael Arntfield, told partly in an epistolary format through the original notes, photographs, and teletype transmissions of a late detective, which details the social history of London and SW Ontario during an unprecedented three decades of serial homicide - many of the cases still unsolved. Ahead of publication, the book has already been optioned for network television as a prime time drama, details forthcoming.

Forensic WritingIntroduction to Forensic Writing is a book by Michael Arntfield that establishes a standard system of prose for criminal justice professionals, investigators, reporters, business and communication decision makers, and anyone who may be required to author original works that can or will end up being presented as documentary evidence or scrutinized in the courts and media.

 Purpose PitchThe Purpose Pitch is a lauded collection of poems, many hilarious and some harrowing, by Kathryn Mockler. Drawing on a range of poetic styles and traditions, the collection cross-cuts between pop culture, contemporary politics, and the power of narrative to appeal to a wide variety of readers.

Transition GirlThe Life & Times of Transistion Girl - Revised & Expanded, is an expanded collection of 28 new poems by Sonia Halpern which collectively confront the simultaneous joy and craziness of contemporary life and romance. Read more in Western News.

regionalism(Re)imagining Regionalism edited by Joel Faflak and Sky Glabush and featuring contributions from D. M. R. Bentley, Paul Butler, Joel Faflak, Robert Fones, Sky Glabush, Sky Goodden, Jason Hallows, Patrick Howlett, Madeline Lennon, Lucy Lippard, Patrick Mahon, Jason McLean, Robert McKaskell, Kim Neudorf, Judith Rodger and Ross Woodman. Read more

emberley Julia Emberley's study of The Testimonial Uncanny: Indigenous Storytelling, Knowledge, and Reparative Practices has just been published. This book, which is her fourth, explores Indigenous literary and artistic practices from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, with a focus on the ways Indigenous storytelling discloses and repairs the traumatic impact of social violence in settler colonial nations.
robertson book"Negotiations in a Vacant Lot: Studying the Visual in Canada" Edited by Lynda Jessup, Erin Morton and Kirsty Robertson (Visual Arts), Part of the McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History Series (number 14 in series) October 2014. Read more.
marti bookEmpty Representations: Reference and Non-Existence. Edited by Manuel Garcia-Carpintero and Genoveva Marti. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014 (August). Read more 

familymakingFamily-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges. Edited by Carolyn McLeod; F. Baylis. Oxford,UK: Oxford University Press, 2014 (May). Read more.

book coverMiranda Green-Barteet (ed.) recently published "Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction" with Sara K. Day, Southern Arkansas University, USA and Amy L. Montz, University of Southern Indiana, USA, Ashgate, 2014. Read more

goldschlagerAlain Goldschläger (éd.) Image et images du Moyen Ȃge. Mélanges en l'honneur de Jacques Charles Lemaire. Orléans: Paradigme, 2014.

leclerc Jean Leclerc L'antiquité travestie et la vogue du burlesque en France. Réédition.Paris: Hermann, 2014.

paul Ileana Paul (éd.) Cross-linguistic Investigations of Nominalization Patterns. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014.

heapDavid Heap, Alena Barysevich et Alexandra D'Arcy. Proceedings of Methods XIV. Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology2011. New York: Peter Lang, 2013.

leclercJean Leclerc et Claudine Nédelec (éds.)Le burlesque selon les Perrault : œuvres et critiques. Paris: H. Champion, 2013.

randallMarilyn RandallLes femmes dans l'espace rebelle. Histoire et fiction autour des Rébellions de 1837 et 1838. Montréal: Nota Bene, 2013

toswellJane Toswell, The Anglo-Saxon Psalter (Brepols, 2014).

faflakJoel Faflak, Ed., Romanticism and the Emotions (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014)

faflakJoel Faflak, Ed., The Public Intellectual and the Culture of Hope (University of Toronto Press, 2014)

thyThy Phu, Department of English and Writing Studies, recently published a new book Feeling Photography, co-edited with Elspeth Brown. Available now through Duke University Press, April 2014. Read more.

sprengler Christine Sprengler has recently published Hitchcock and Contemporary Art. This book introduces readers to the fascinating and diverse range of artistic practices devoted to Alfred Hitchcock's films. Available through Palgrave Macmillan April 2014. Read more

bookKirsty Robertson from Visual Arts has co-written a book (with Laura Murray, Queen's University and Tina Piper, McGill University), Putting Intellectual Property in its Place: Rights Discourses, Creative Labour and the Everyday, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Read more


Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges edited by Carolyn McLeod; F. Baylis. Oxford,UK: Oxford University Press, 2014 (May). Read more


Kant and Rational Psychology, Corey Dyck at Oxford University Press, 2014. Read more


Classifying Psychopathology: Mental Kinds and Natural Kinds, edited by Jacqueline Sullivan MIT Press, May 2014. Read more

geographicClassical Studies professor Elizabeth Greene's photo of Roman shoes is featured in the current issue of National Geographic - Exploring History.

borderA number of our Visual Arts faculty, including Kelly Jazvac, Sky Glabush, Kelly Wood, Patrick Howlett, and Patrick Mahon are featured in the recent issue of Border Crossings Magazine (Volume No. 32, Issue 2: Special Venice Issue, May 2013) Read more

wakehamPauline Wakeham and her co-editor Jennifer Henderson from Carleton on the publication of their new book, Reconciling Canada: Critical perspectives on the Culture of Redress (University of Toronto Press). Read More 

artSky Glabush from Visual Arts is featured on the cover of the Spring 2013 issue of Canadian Art. Read More

leonardJohn Leonard, Faithful Labourers: A Reception History of Paradise Lost, 1667-1970, Volumes 1 and 2 (Oxford UP, 2013). Read more

bioCharles Weijer, Anthony Skelton and Samantha Brennan from Philosophy have recently published Bioethics in Canada, a comprehensive introduction to bioethical issues that emphasizes Canadian policies, issues, and scholars. Oxford University Press, 2013. Read More

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