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 the Women’s World Cup, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and the Supreme Court’s decision on lethal injections. What did you read this week?
Princeton University Press celebrates the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with illustrations by Salvador Dalí.
Columbia University Press writes about a daughter’s political defense of her father in early China.
MIT Press asks why so many people believe bad neuroscience.
University of Pennsylvania Press explains how the Moynihan Report on African American families has been used for both liberal and conservative ends.
Stanford University Press examines the Supreme Court’s recent decision on lethal injections and the death penalty.
Syracuse University Press interviews Thom Rooke on cartoons from the Vietnam War.
Oxford University Press provides some essential information about Al Qaeda and its goals.
The University of North Carolina Press writes about Susan Nye Hutchison and antebellum abolitionism.
University of Illinois Press examines media coverage of last weekend’s Women’s World Cup.
University of Minnesota Press excerpts Grace Lee Boggs’ writing on social movements and race in America.