Research

Faculty Research and Announcements

Congratulations to our colleagues for their recent publications:

Burke, Tony, ed. Forbidden Texts on the Western Frontier: The Christian Apocrypha in North American Perspectives. (Cascade books, 2015)

Amila Buturovic for her new book Carved in Stone, Etched in Memory: Death, Tombstones and Commemoration in Bosnian Islam since 1500s that has just been released by Ashgate Publishing. (2015)

Murakami, Haruki (trans. Ted Goosen). Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball (Alfred A. Knopf 2015)

Kabita Chakraborty, Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture, has just been published by Routledge.

Cohen, Thomas and Lesley Twomey, eds. Spoken Word and Social Practice: Orality in Europe, 1400-1700 (Brill Open Books, 2015)

Chrostowska, S.D. MATCHES: A Light Book. (Brooklyn, NY: Punctum, 2015)

Gossen, Ted, Co-editor (with Motoyuki Shibata), Monkey Business: New Writing from Japan, Pub. A Public Space, Brooklyn, N.Y.  (Volume Four, March 2014; Volume Five, April 2015). Collections of modern and contemporary Japanese literature in translation and occasional previously unpublished works by authors like novelist Paul Auster, poet Charles Simic, etc.

Kadar, Marlene and Jeanne Perreault, eds. Working Memory: Women and Work in World War II (Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2015)

Klassen, Thomas R. and John A. Dwyer. How to Succeed at University and Get a Great Job! (UBC Press, 2015)
Students can download a free copy of this E-Book on the York University Website.

Lightman, Bernard, ed. Global Spencerism: The Communication and Appropriation of a British Evolutionist (Leiden: Brill, 2015)

Marshall, Catherine, Bernard Lightman, and Richard England, eds. The Papers of the Metaphysical Society: A Critical Edition, 3 volumes (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)

Bocking, Brian, Phibul Choompolpaisal, Laurence Cox and Alicia Turner, eds. A Buddhist Crossroads: Pioneer Western Buddhists and Asian Networks 1860–1960 (London: Routledge, 2015).

Ute Lischke, David T. McNab, and Paul-Emile McNab (ed), Tecumseh’s Vision: Indigenous Sovereignty and Borders Since the War of 1812 (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba, Aboriginal Issues Press, 2015).

Piovanelli, Pierluigi and Tony Burke, eds. Rediscovering the Apocryphal Continent: New Perspectives on Early Christian and Late Antique Apocryphal Texts and Traditions. (WUNT 349. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015)

Polka, Brayton. Modernity between Wagner and Nietzsche (Lexington Books, 2015)

Richard Last, The Pauline Church and the Corinthian Ekklesia: Greco-Roman Associations in Comparative Context (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Fisher, Roger. Antigone v. Creon: Sophocles's Antigone As a Courtroom Drama  (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2014)

Ted Goosen and Anindo Hazra, eds, Human Rights and the Arts in Global Asia: An Anthology. (Lexington Books, 2014)

Murakami, Haruki (trans. Ted Goosen). The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami (Penguin Random House Canada 2014)

Jacobovici, Simcha and Barrie Wilson (trans. Tony Burke). The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text that Reveals Jesus’ Marriage to Mary the Magdalene. (San Francisco: Harper Collins, 2014)

Lightman, Bernard and Bennett Zon, eds. Evolution and Victorian Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014)

Lightman, Berrnard and Gowan Dawson, eds. Victorian Scientific Naturalism: Community, Identity, Continuity (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2014)

Polka, Brayton. Rethinking Philosophy in Light of the Bible: From Kant to Schopenhauer (Lexington Books, 2014)

Turner, Alicia. Saving Buddhism: Moral Community and the Impermanence Religion in Colonial Burma, Southeast Asia—Politics, Meaning and Memory Series (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2014).

Reed, T.V. Digitized Lives: Culture, Power and Social Change in the Internet Era (Routledge, 2014)

Reed, T.V. Robert Cantwell and the Literary Left: A Northwest Writer Reworks American Fiction (U of Washington Press, 2014)

Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière, Guillaume Rozenberg and Alicia Turner, eds. Champions of Buddhism: Weikza Cults in Contemporary Burma (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2014)

Burke, Tony. Secret Scriptures Revealed! A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha. (London: SPCK, 2013)

Cecchetto, David. Humanesis: Sound and Technological PosthumanismPosthumanities series (University of Minnesota Press. 2013)

Chrostowska, S.D. Permission. (Urbana-Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2013). Review by 3:AM Magazine.

Bernard Lightman, The Circulation of Knowledge Between Britain, India and China: The Early-Modern World to the Twentieth Century (2013)

David T. McNab, Ute Lischke, Patsy McArthur, Paul-Emile A. McNab, Maureen Riche, Katie Peterson, and Stephane McLachan. Indigenous Voices and Spirit Memory (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba, Aboriginal Issues Press, 2013)

Patrick Taylor, co-author with Frederick I. Case, for the Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions (2013)

Patsy Lou McArthur, David T. McNab, and Paul-Emile A. (ed.) McNab. Historic Saugeen Metis, A Heritage Atlas, (Belleville: Essence Publishing Company for the Historic Saugeen Metis Council, 2013)