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 UP brand ambassadors, Ramadan, and museum math, as well as posts on the musical Fun Home and James Joyce’s publisher. What did you read this week?
Princeton University Press teaches us about museum guard mathematics in an especially fun Tipping Point Math Tuesday.
Indiana University Press is giving away advanced copies of seven books!
NYU Press celebrates the Tony Award-winning Fun Home and its subversive take on LGBT narratives.
Columbia University Press reveals the difficult relationship between James Joyce and his publisher, Sylvia Beach.
University of Nebraska Press shows us the brand ambassadors of university presses.
University of North Carolina Press interviews David Gilbert on the history of music in NYC and its roots in “black music.”
Oxford University Press explains the religious significance of Ramadan, which began this week. Elsewhere, they enchant with stories of a siren, subterranean tunnels, and other figures of ancient Naples.
University of California Press calls attention to the International Day of Families and family violence in South Asia.
University Press of Kentucky illuminates the scandalous past of Lexington, KY with a history of Belle Brezing.