The winners of the 2016 Canada Prizes, administered by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, have been announced. The awards recognize the best scholarly titles made possible with funding from the federation’s Awards to Scholarly Publications Program.
Each of the following authors (and university professors) is the recipient of a $2,500 prize:
Humanities – English-language
- Brian Young, Patrician Families and the Making of Quebec: The Taschereaus and McCords (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
Social Sciences – English-language
- Nancy Turner, Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge: Ethnobotany and Ecological Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern North America, Volumes 1 and 2 (MQUP)
Humanities – French-language
- Caroline Durand, Nourrir la machine humaine: Nutrition et alimentation au Québec, 1860–1945 (MQUP)
Social Sciences – French-language
- Caroline Caron, Vues, mais non entendues. Les adolescentes québécoises et l’hypersexualisation (Presses de l’Université Laval)
Winners will be honoured at the public 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Calgary on May 29.