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.
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