Another award season is here, and we are delighted to announce a number of wins and nominations for UMP’s 2022 titles!
Exactly What I Said: Translating Words and Worlds by Elizabeth Yeoman was longlisted for the BMO Winterset Award, nominated for the Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing, and won the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher at the Manitoba Book Awards. The Mary Scorer jury commented: “Beautifully produced, exquisitely crafted… a testament to listening and understanding.”
Translating Words and Worlds
Elizabeth Yeoman (Author)
Examining what it means to relate whole worlds across the boundaries of language, culture, and history, Exactly What I Said offers an accessible, engaging reflection on respectful and responsible translation and collaboration.
Recipes and Reciprocity: Building Relationships in Research edited by Hannah Neufeld and Elizabeth Finnis came in 1st place for both Best in the World in the Food & Indigenous Peoples Category and Best University Press Book in Canada at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. The collection was also shortlisted for the 2023 Taste Canada Awards for Cultural Narratives.
Building Relationships in Research
Recipes and Reciprocity considers the ways that food and research intersect for researchers, participants, and communities, demonstrating how everyday acts around food preparation, consumption, and sharing can enable unexpected approaches to reciprocal research and fuel relationships across cultures, generations, and places.
For a Better World: The Winnipeg General Strike and the Workers’ Revolt edited by James Naylor, Rhonda L. Hinther, and Jim Mochoruk was nominated for the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award at the Manitoba Book Awards. The Carol Shields jury called the book: “A fascinating anthology accessible to the general reader.”
The Winnipeg General Strike and the Workers' Revolt
Canada’s most famous example of class conflict, the Winnipeg General Strike, redefined conversations around class, politics, region, ethnicity, and gender. For a Better World interrogates types of commemoration, current legacies of the Strike, and its ongoing influence.
Medicare’s Histories: Origins, Omissions, and Opportunities in Canada" edited by Esyllt W. Jones, James Hanley, and Delia Gavrus won the Margaret McWilliams Award for Scholarly History.
Origins, Omissions, and Opportunities in Canada
2nd place recipient of the Environmental Studies Association of Canada’s Eco-Award, I Will Live for Both of Us: A History of Colonialism, Uranium Mining, and Inuit Resistance by Joan Scottie, Warren Bernauer, and Jack Hicks was also shortlisted for the J. W. Dafoe Book Prize for excellence in non-fiction writing.
A History of Colonialism, Uranium Mining, and Inuit Resistance
Two more of our titles were nominated for this year’s Margaret McWilliams Award: For a Better World: The Winnipeg General Strike and the Workers’ Revolt edited by James Naylor, Rhonda L. Hinther, and Jim Mochoruk for Scholarly History and In Our Backyard: Keeyask and the Legacy of Hydroelectric Development edited by Aimée Craft and Jill Blakley for Local History.
Congratulations to all of our incredible authors and editors!
Keeyask and the Legacy of Hydroelectric Development
Posted by U of M Press
June 27, 2023
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