Faculty of Arts and Humanities


book cover Miranda 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

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. Read more


Alena Barysevich, Alexandra D'Arcy and David Heap (eds.). Proceedings of Methods XIV. Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, 2011. Peter Lang, 2013. This volume, edited by Alena Barysevich (PhD Western 2012, French Studies), Alexandra D'Arcy (University of Victoria) and David Heap (Western French Studies), brings together papers from the 14th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, held at Western in August 2011, with methodological innovations and current research by on the study of dialects and language variation, by new and established scholars from many different countries working on a wide range of language varieties.


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


Essays and Treatises on Philosophical Subjectsedited by Lorne Falkenstein and Neil McArthur by David Hume. Read more


Kant and Rational Psychologyby Corey Dyck at Oxford University Press. Read more


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


Marilyn Randall from French Studies has recently published Les femmes dans l'espace rebelle. Histoire et fiction autour des Rébellions de 1837 et 1838. Editions Nota Bene, 2013, 434p. The study explores the role of woman during the years of political upheavel and rebellion in Lower Canada, as represented in the contemporary press, in private correspondence and in fictions from the 19th century to the present.

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

toqueThe Rusty Toque: Issue 5 (November 2013)The Rusty Toque is an online literary and arts journal from Ontario, Canada. Our editors are situated in London and Toronto. While we serve both cities, we also reach out to the literary and art communities nationally and internationally. We strive to publish diverse, innovative literary writing, reviews, and visual art from Canada and around the world. 

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) Read more

wakehamWestern English Professor Pauline 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

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: Read More

werstienPaul Werstine from English & Writing Studies has recently published Early Modern Playhouse Manuscripts and the Editing of Shakespeare by Cambridge University Press. Read More 



micklerKathryn Mockler from Writing Studies has recently published The Saddest Place on Earth, her second collection of poetry published by DC Books. Read More 

 stainbockBernd Steinbock from the Department of Classical Studies has recently published Social Memory in Athenian Public Discourse from the University of Michegan Press. Read More

mctaggertAnne McTaggert from the Department of English has recently published Shame and Guilt in Chaucer by Palgrave Macmillan Press. Read More