• This Year’s University Press Week Highlights Work on Education, Critical Race Theory, and More

    Books, Collectives, Imprints, and More!

    The 2021 University Press Week runs from November 8 to 12. This year’s theme “Keep Up!,” chosen by the Association of University Presses, marks the ten-year anniversary of UP Week, and celebrates the various ways in which university presses have grown in the past decade.

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    In keeping with the theme, member presses of the AUPresses submitted entries for the “Keep UP Reading List,” which is shown in full, below. The reading list includes books about education, critical race theory, climate change, and other urgent subjects, as well as presses’ non-book efforts such as imprints, collectives and presses’ online ebook platforms.

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    A History of Arab Graphic Design

    A History of Arab Graphic Design
    Bahia Shehab and Haytham Nawar
    American University in Cairo Press

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    Twinning Critical and Creative Approaches to Hypertext Narratives

    Twinning: Critical and Creative Approaches to Hypertext Narratives
    Anastasia Salter and Stuart Moulthrop

    Amherst College Press

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    The Politics of Persecution

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    The Politics of Persecution: Middle Eastern Christians in an Age of Empire
    Mitri Raheb

    Baylor University Press

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    Pain and Shock in America

    Pain and Shock in America: Politics, Advocacy, and the Controversial Treatment of People with Disabilities
    Jan Nisbet
    Brandeis University Press

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    Radical Empathy

    Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides
    Terri Givens
    Bristol University Press/Policy Press

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    The Constitution of Knowledge

    The Constitution of Knowledge
    Jonathan Racuh
    Brookings Institution Press

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    Testitmony Found Poems

    Testimony: Found Poems from the Special Court for Sierra Leone
    Shanee Stepakoff

    Bucknell University Press

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    Words in Space and Time: A Historical Atlas of Language Politics in Modern Central Europe
    Tomasz Kamusella 
    Central European University Press

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    A Revolution in Three Acts
    David Hajdu and John Carey
    Columbia University Press

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    The Coastal Atlas of Ireland
    Edited by Robert Devoy, Val Cummins, Barry Brunt, Darius Bartlett, and Sarah Kandrot
    Cork University Press 

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    The Scholarly Publishing Collective 
    The Scholarly Publishing Collective provides publishers with services including subscription fulfillment, best-of-class hosting, and library sales
    Duke University Press

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    Ediciones Uniandes online e-book platform
    The first digital UP platform in Colombia currently offers 660 titles (some open access). For most of 2020 its contents were free for online reading to help the community deal with the pandemic.

    Ediciones Uniandes

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    African American Studies
    Edited by Jeanette R. Davidson
    Edinburgh University Press

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    Gasoline Dreams: Waking Up from Petroculture
    Simon Orpana
    Fordham University Press

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    Books for a Better World
    An online event series established at the beginning of the pandemic to connect with our readers  in new and creative ways

    Georgetown University Press

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    Off the Walls: Inspired Re-Creations of Iconic Artworks
    Edited by Rachel Barth, Victoria Barry, Laura diZegera, Zoe Goldman, and Ruth Evans Lane

    Getty Publications

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    Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Racism, Revised Edition
    Tracey A. Benson and Sarah E. Fiarman
    Harvard Education Press

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    Digital Loeb Classical Library
    The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the library’s mission into the 21st century by making Classical Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest range of readers

    Harvard University Press

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    Modernism/Modernity Print Plus
    Edited by Christopher Bush and Anne Fernald 

    Johns Hopkins University Press

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    The Art of Being Dangerous: Exploring Women and Danger through Creative Expression
    Edited by Jo Shaw and Ben Fletcher-Watson

    Leuven University Press

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    Academic Pipeline Programs: Diversifying Pathways from the Bachelor’s to the Professoriate
    Curtis Byrd and Rihana S. Mason
    Lever Press

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    Opening the Future: A New Model for Open Access Books
    A collective subscription model that allows unlimited multi-user access to two series from the press.
    Liverpool University Press

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    Toxic Truths
    Edited by Thom Davies and Alice Mah
    Manchester University Press

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    Journal of Advanced Military Studies
    Directed by Angela Anderson and Edited by Jason Gosnell

    Marine Corps University Press

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    The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918
    Khatchig Mouradian

    Michigan State University Press

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    Direct to Open
    Libraries can now move from purchasing scholarly books once for a single collection to funding them once, through open access, for the world.
    MIT Press

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    Critical Race Theory, 3rd Edition
    Edited by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic
    New York University Press

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    The Politics of Black Joy: Zora Neale Hurston and Neo-Abolitionism
    Linda Stewart

    Northwestern University Press

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    How to Make a Slave and Other Essays
    Jerald Walker

    Ohio State University

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    Pop: An illustrated Novel
    Robert Gipe
    Ohio University Press

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    Bearing Witness: The Human Rights Case Against Fracking and Climate Change
    Edited by Thomas A. Kerns and Kathleen Dean Moore
    Oregon State University

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    Ngā Kete Mātauranga: Māori Scholars at the Research Interface
    Edited by Jacinta Ruru and Linda Waimarie Nikora
    Otago University Press

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    Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource by and for Transgender Communities
    Edited by Laura Erickson-Schroth
    Oxford University Press

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    Graphic Mundi
    A new imprint that publishes graphic novels for adults and young adults.
    Penn State University Press

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    Supporting Diverse Voices Grants
    These grants offer support to underrepresented and historically excluded scholars preparing book proposals.
    Princeton University Press

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    Buried Truths and the Hyatt Skywalks: The Legacy of America’s Epic Structural Failure
    Richard A. Serrano
    Purdue University Press

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    Americans and the Holocaust: A Reader
    Edited by Daniel Greene and Edward Phillips

    Rutgers University Press

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    Blanket Fort Radio Theater
    A collection
    of student-produced serialized audiobook podcasts, turning previously published titles into free audio versions.
    Southern Illinois University Press

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    Feral Atlas: The-More-Than-Human Anthropocene
    Edited by Anna L. Tsing, Jennifer Deger, Alder Keleman Saxena and Feifei Zhou
    Stanford University Press

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    SUNY Series, Critical Race Studies in Education
    This book series addresses the role of race and racism in education.
    State University of New York

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    Audiobook Partnership
    Partnering with the Syracuse University Libraries’ Sound Beat: Access Audio to produce audiobooks.
    Syracuse University Press
     

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    The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood
    Tommy J. Curry
    Temple University Press

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    Making Space for Women: Stories from Trailblazing Women of NASA’s Johnson Space Center
    Jennifer M. Ross-Nazzal
    Texas A&M University Press

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    The West Texas Power Plant that Saved the World: Energy, Capitalism, and Climate Change
    Andy Bowman
    Texas Tech University Press

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    The Caribbean Biography Audiobook Series
    Introducing readers to architects of Caribbean culture.

    The University of the West Indies Press

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    The Global Smartphone: Beyond a Youth Technology
    Daniel Miller, Laila Abed Rabho, Patrick Awondo, Maya de Vries, Marília Duque, Pauline Garvey, Laura Haapio-Kirk, Charlotte Hawkins, Alfonso Otaegui, Shireen Walton, and Xinyuan Wang

    UCL Press

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    Decoding the Digital Church: Evangelical Storytelling and the Election of Donald J. Trump
    Stephanie A. Martin

    University of Alabama Press

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    Indigenous Women and Street Gangs: Survivance Narratives
    Amber, Bev, Chantel, Jazmyne, Faith, Jorgina and Robert Henry

    University of Alberta Press

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    The Sound of Exclusion
    Christopher Chávez

    University of Arizona Press

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    Landmark Cases in Canadian Law series
    This book series closely examines court decisions that have impacted every aspect of Canadian society, from Aboriginal title to gender equality and freedom of expression.
    University of British Columbia Press

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    Energy in the Americas: Critical Reflections on Energy and History
    Edited by Amelia M. Kiddle

    University of Calgary Press

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    The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable
    Amitav Ghosh

    University of Chicago Press

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    Bicycling Through Paradise: Historical Tours Around Cincinnati
    Kathless Smythe and Chris Hanlin

    University of Cincinnati Press 

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    Elusive Archives: Material Culture in Formation
    Edited by Martin Bruckner and Sandy Isenstadt

    University of Delaware Press

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    Rethinking America’s Past: Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States in the Classroom and Beyond
    Robert Cohen and Sonia Murrow
    University of Georgia Press

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    The Value of Hawai’i 3: Hulihia, the Turning
    Edited by Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, Craig Howes, Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwoʻole Osorio, and Aiko Yamashiro
    University of Hawaii Press

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    Journalism and Jim Crow: White Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America
    Edited by Kathy Roberts Forde and Sid Bedingfield
    University of Illinois Press

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    This Brain Had a Mouth: Lucy Gwin and the Voice of Disability Nation
    James M. Odato
    University of Massachusetts Press

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    Coronavirus Politics: The Comparative Politics and Policy of COVID-19
    Edited by Scott L. Geer
    University of Michigan Press

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    A Fire Bell in the Past: The Missouri Crisis at 200, Volume I: Western Slavery, National Impasse
    Edited by Jeffrey L. Pasley and John Craig Hammond
    University of Missouri Press

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    Black Snake: Standing Rock, the Dakota Access Pipeline, and Environmental Justice
    Katherine Wiltenburg Todrys
    University of Nebraska Press

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    Memorial Ride
    Stephen Graham Jones and Maria Wolf
    University of New Mexico Press

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    Everything You Need to Know about the Uluru Statement from the Heart
    Megan Davis and George Williams
    University of New South Wales

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    Ferris and Ferris Books Imprint
    The three books published in this imprint during Spring 2021 uncover the deep history of the South and relate it on multiple levels to the history of the U.S. as a whole.
    University of North Carolina Press 

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    Affordable Learning Georgia-UNG Press OER
    Leading open educational resource work in the state, this press has published 16 open textbooks with nine more in production to complete the University System of Georgia’s first zero textbook-cost degree major.
    University of North Georgia Press

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    Classic Keys: Keyboard Sounds That Launched Rock Music
    Alan S. Lenhoff and David E. Robertson
    University of North Texas Press

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    Gay, Catholic, and American: My Legal Battle for Marriage Equality and Inclusion
    Greg Bourke
    University of Notre Dame Press

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    The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History
    Karlos K. Hill and Kevin Matthews

    University of Oklahoma Press

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    Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence
    Kellie Carter Jackson

    University of Pennsylvania Press

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    Writing Agricultural History: Evidence and Narrative in the Twenty-First Century
    The Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative

    University of Pittsburgh Press

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    Gullah Spirit
    Jonathan Green
    University of South Carolina Press

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    Teaching Black History to White People
    Leonard N. Moore
    University of Texas Press

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    Aevo UTP
    A new trade imprint that will feature books written by leading experts for intellectually curious readers, on the major issues facing today’s world like climate change and mental health.
    University of Toronto Press

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    Contemporary Asian American Activism: Building Movements for Liberation
    Edited by Diane C. Fujino and Robyn Magalit Rordiguez
    University of Washington Press

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    The Greater Chaco Landscape: Ancestors, Scholarship, and Advocacy
    Edited by Ruth M. Van Dyke and Carrie C. Heitman
    University Press of Colorado

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    Cuba’s Digital Revolution: Citizen Innovation and State Policy
    Edited by Ted A. Henken and Sara Garcia Santamaria
    University Press of Florida

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    Politics and Popular Culture
    This new book series encompasses a broad interpretation of both politics (including but not limited to the disciplinary borders of political science) and popular culture.
    University Press of Kansas

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    Fireside Industries
    This new imprint will publish creative work by authors with unique perspectives, diverse backgrounds, and compelling voices who are telling the complex stories of Appalachia and rural America.
    University Press of Kentucky

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    Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in the Americas and Australasia
    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    University Press of Mississippi

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    Black or Right: An Anti/Racist Campus Rhetorics
    Louis M. Maraj
    Utah State University Press

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    In the Path of Destruction: Eyewitness Chronicles of Mount St. Helens
    Richard Waitt

    Washington State University Press

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    The Secret Lives of Church Ladies
    Deesha Philyaw
    West Virginia University Press

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    Amplifying Podcast Network
    The Amplify Podcast Network reimagines the sound of scholarship, in a time when a growing numbers of scholars are turning to podcasting as an accessible and popular medium to share their research with academic and popular audiences.
    Wilfrid Laurier University Press

     

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    A&AePortal
    Featuring 250 eBooks from 17 publishers, the A&AePortal offers an innovative digital research tool for important scholarship in the history of art, architecture, photography, and design.
    Yale University Press






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