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UPEI to celebrate new books by writers and editors in Faculty of Arts

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A reception to celebrate eight new books to be held Friday.

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – A reception to celebrate eight new books from writers and editors in UPEI’s Faculty of Arts will be held Friday, Nov. 17.

The event runs 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge of UPEI’s SDU Main Building.

“The Faculty of Arts is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues,” said Dr. Neb Kujundzic, dean of Arts at UPEI. “In the social sciences and humanities, publishing a manuscript is considered the highest level of scholarly achievement.”

The following titles will be launched:

­– Everyday Women's and Gender Studies: Introductory Concepts, by Ann Braithwaite and Catherine Orr (Taylor & Francis, 2016)

From Black Horses to White Steeds: Building Community Resilience, edited by Laurie Brinklow and Ryan Gibson (Island Studies Press, 2017)

Paramedics On and Off the Streets: Emergency Medical Services in the Age of

Technological Governance, by Michael Corman (University of Toronto Press, 2017)

Thinking About Technology: How the Technological Mind Misreads Reality, by Gil Germain (Lexington Books, 2017)

Arnold Jacobs's Legacy: Sound Advice for Developing Brass Players, by Gregory B. Irvine (Scholar Publications, 2015)

Snow Softly Falling: Holiday Stories from Prince Edward Island, edited by Richard Lemm (Acorn Press, 2015)

Time and a Place: An Environmental History of Prince Edward Island, edited by Edward MacDonald, Joshua MacFadyen, and Irené Novaczek (Island Studies Press and McGill-Queen's Press, 2016)

Morals and Consent: Contractarian Solutions to Ethical Woes, by Malcolm Murray (McGill-Queen's Press, 2017)

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