Topic: Arts and culture

Telling stories: U of T scholar discovers new role as radio host

Minelle Mahtani

In a new radio show, university professor Minelle Mahtani is creating a space where fellow researchers feel respected, honoured, and heard. “And […]


Taking the long view of Indigenous teacher education

lolehawk Laura Buker

Exploring what Indigenous education can bring to our universities and our communities


Lightning Over Bloor

Judith P. Roberston

We had taken our places at the table, For some words after the break, On various comings and goings. And when—twice—the professor said, “hope,” The celestial fireworks following the verb Had us rocketing skywards too. I had always suspected, The poet’s powerful leanings, but now I reckoned, How few exchanges we had actually come to know, Between pedagogy, providence, and rain.


A woman painting

My year as a grade 12 student

Aqua Marine

With baby boomers now planning retirement, education in the “third age” will continue to expand. Teachers will need better preparation to meet the learning needs of older adults, but university departments that specialize in adult education have been under threat since the 1990s.


Peter Dale Scott

An academic life: Peter Dale Scott

David MacGregor

Scion of one of Canada’s most noted intellectual families — his father F.R. Scott: poet, founder of the CCF, McGill Dean of […]


Newfoundland coastal scene

Poems in Newfoundland Time

Judith P. Robertson

Dr. Judith P. Robertson is a retired professor from the University of Ottawa who currently finds pleasure reading, writing and painting on the Southern shore of Newfoundland.


"Piracy" - book cover

Against a sea of troubles

Nancy McCormack

Piracy has been a scourge from the earliest days of the printing press, but are today’s cures worse than the disease? A review essay of Adrian Johns’ Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates (University of Chicago Press, 2010). Piracy has been a scourge from the earliest days of the printing press, but are today’s cures worse than the disease?


The Disappeared

Kim Echlin

Kin Echlin’s third novel is an inaugural title in Penguin Canada’s new literary imprint, Hamish Hamilton, and has been sold in 17 […]


Polytechnique: what we remember, what we invent, what we forget

Karen Dubinsky

Some say Denis Villeneuve’s film, Polytechnique, about the Montreal Massacre of 1989, opens old wounds. But for many of us the wounds […]