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. This week, we found conversations on FIFA, flooding, and how a Beyoncé fan video can explain ellipses. What did you read this week?
Oxford University Press analyzes US involvement in the FIFA scandal.
Columbia University Press discusses one of the world’s earliest novels, The Tale of Genji, and the ways that it has been translated and read over the centuries.
Texas A&M University Press puts Texas flooding in context.
University of Illinois Press collects a list of academic zombie books.
Stanford University Press discusses how Hollywood blockbusters are actually sites of innovation.
UNC Press shares a new perspective on US wars in eastern Asia.
Duke University Press discusses the medical-industrial complex with Sharon R. Kaufman.
University of Minnesota Press talks about ellipses, via Beyoncé and Casablanca.
Princeton University Press explains why it’s time for a new look at 20th century Europe.