What SUP From Your Favorite University Presses, November 14, 2014

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! Once again, there is a lot to share this week from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. The week was especially exciting because we celebrated the AAUP University Press Week blog tour by discussing everything from Asian American history to Walt Disney, while appreciating the amazing community of University Presses that we are! This week, we also celebrated awards, listened to West Texas Driving Music and delved into the Film Noir generation.

New York University Press took a trip down memory lane as they recall Katz’s journey to becoming New York’s standout Delicatessen.

Georgetown University Press shared how lovers of Spy Shows could better understand their favorite plots by picking up few books about Spying and Espionage.

University Press of Florida explored the fine line between insanity and inspiration to understand American photographer and Unconventional political protester Marshall Ledbetter.

University of Texas Press got their groove on with the Ultimate West Texas Driving mix compiled by music writer John T. Davis.

John Hopkins University Press shared a guest post by author Sheri Chinen Biesen where she explains her fascination with cinema heritage and the Film Noir decades.

Princeton University Press congratulated Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, authors of Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Mortality in Shi’ite South Beriut for winning the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize in Middle Eastern Studies!

Oxford University Press shared a post by Raj S. Bhopal who questioned the comparative health of immigrants and emigrants.

Harvard University Press shared a post by Issam M. Fares, author of A Land of Aching Hearts, where he lays out the still apparent repercussions of the first World War on the Islamic State.

University of North Carolina Press posted an account of the new multiracial generation of activists observed in the People’s Climate March event in New York on the 21st of September by Author Christopher C Steller.


Take AAUP’s  University Press Week Blog Tour:


University of California Press > Collaboration On the Front Lines of the Ebola Epidemic

University of Chicago Press > Turabian Teacher Collaborative

Duke University Press > Eben Kirksey on Collaboration at the Intersection of Anthropology and Biology 

University of Georgia Press > The University of Georgia Press and New Georgia Encyclopedia: A Collaboration of Like Minds

Project MUSE/Johns Hopkins University Press > University Press Week 2014: Collaboration

McGill-Queen’s University Press > Landscape Architecture in Collaboration

Texas A&M University Press > Consumer Health Advocacy Book Author Discusses Collaboration

University of Virginia Press > The Art of Collaboration

Yale University Press > Museum Quality Books: Sculpting with Shadow


University Press of Florida > UPF in Pictures through the Years

Fordham University Press > We’ve Come A Long Way Since 1907

Indiana University Press > A brief history of IU Press in pictures

Johns Hopkins University Press > JHUP in Pictures

Stanford University Press > To Make a Book (CIRCA 1960)


Georgetown University Press >  Follow Friday: University Press Blog Tour continues

University Press of Kentucky > His Life on the Blacklist, or How Communists Brought Us the “Cranstache”

University Press of Mississippi > Now Playing: Walt Before Mickey

University of Pennsylvania Press > University presses: Where knowledge finds a voice

Princeton University Press > Princeton at the movies

University of Wisconsin Press > Ripped From the Headlines – Timely Books Bring Depth To Public Debates and Issues


Harvard University Press > Backlist or Decemberists?

MIT Press > Throwback Thursday featuring Muriel Cooper

Temple University Press > A look at Temple University Press’ influential Asian American History & Culture Series

University of Toronto Press > Throwback to Canada’s History

University of Washington Press > Behind the Covers: Six Classics of Asian American Literature, Then and Now

Wesleyan University Press > #tbt: An Alice Notley poem


Columbia University Press > The University Press Roundup Manifesto

University of Illinois Press > Following the Geopolitics of Information

Island Press > What Has Our Attention- Island Press Editors Speak

University of Minnesota Press > Writing the Continuous Book.

University of Nebraska Press > Why Should We Follow You

NYU Press > Announcing the new Keywords

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