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 Trans-Pacific Partnership, the new James Bond song, and what internet comments can tell us about politics. What did you read this week?
University of Illinois Press remembers Frank Sinatra’s onscreen defiance of Italian-American stereotypes and his support for the Civil Rights Movement.
University of Minnesota Press looks back at the Tribal Law and Order Act’s effort to improve the justice system on tribal lands.
University of North Carolina Press reveals the story of Quaker Oats and its Evangelical founder.
University Press of Colorado questions the seeming nonpartisanship of education reform.
MIT Press examines the history of the Nintendo Entertainment System and the viral phrase I AM ERROR.
Oxford University Press describes how India is using biometrics to identify its population and provide aid. Elsewhere, they join the speculation on who will perform the song for the newest James Bond movie, SPECTRE.
NYU Press analyzes what internet comments can tell us about the 2016 presidential election and the current state of the Republican Party.
Harvard University Press discusses problems with today’s employer-employee relationship.
Johns Hopkins University Press explains the opportunities presented by the current Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.
Columbia University Press celebrates the important role of translators and the new Man Booker International Prize.