• This Year’s University Press Week Highlights Work on Race, Religion, War, and More

    Books, Series, Imprints, and More!

    This week is the eleventh annual celebration of mission-driven presses, University Press Week, founded by the Association of University Presses. This year’s theme for the week is “Next UP,” which emphasizes the many ways UPs are evolving, and improving the ways they deliver books, journals, and ideas to readers in the years to come. Many of AUPress’ members submitted the book from their fall list that they feel aligns best with the Next UP theme, as part of the University Press Week reading list you see here.

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    These titles cover the waterfront, from evocative fiction and poetry to of-the-moment non-fiction books about global warming, Black lives, LGBTQIA+ experiences, and the rights of indigenous people. You’re sure to find your next great read among them.

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    More Than One: An Introduction to World Religions

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    Dyron Daughrity
    Abilene Christian University Press

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    Studies Into Darkness: The Perils and Promise of Freedom of Speech

    Carin Kuoni
    Amherst College Press

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    Little Wet-Paint Girl

    Ouanessa Younsi
    Athabasca University Press

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    When Freedom Speaks: The Boundaries and the Boundlessness of Our First Amendment Right

    Lynn Greenky
    Brandeis University Press

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    25 Million Sparks: The Untold Story of Refugee Entrepreneurs

    Andrew Leon Hanna
    Cambridge University Press

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    The Virtues Book: A Catholic Guide

    John Garvey
    Catholic University of America Press

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    Making Space for Justice: Social Movements, Collective Imagination, and Political Hope

    Michele M. Moody-Adams
    Columbia University Press

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    Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust

    W. Jake Newsome
    Cornell University Press

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    Practices (series)

    Edited by Margret Grebowicz
    Duke University Press

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    New York ReLit

    New York ReLit publishes reissues of historical, literary fiction about New York or written by authors from New York.

    Fordham University Press

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    Al-Qata’i: Ibn Tulun’s City Without Walls

    Reem Bassiouney and Roger Allen
    Georgetown University Press

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    Stealing My Religion: Not Just Any Cultural Appropriation

    Liz Bucar
    Harvard University Press

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    Medspeak Illuminated: The Art and Practice of Medical Illustration

    Francois I. Luks
    Kent State University Press

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    Black Matrilineage, Photography, and Representation: Another Way of Knowing

    Edited by Lesly Deschler Canossi and Zoraida Lopez-Diago
    Leuven University Press

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    La Princesse de Clèves by Lafayette: A New Translation and Bilingual Pedagogical Edition for the Digital Age

    Edited by Edited by​ ​Hélène E. Bilis, Jean-Vincent Blanchard, David Harrison, and Hélène Visentin
    Lever Press

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    Afrodiasporic Forms: Slavery in Literature and Culture of the African Diaspora

    Raquel Kennon
    Louisiana State University Press

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    Women, Peace & Security In Professional Military Education

    Edited by Lauren Mackenzie and Lieutenant Colonel Dana Perkins
    Marine Corps University Press

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    Tribal Administration Handbook: A Guide for Native Nations in the United States

    Edited by Rebecca M. Webster and Joseph Bauerkemper
    Michigan State University Press

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    In the Black Fantastic

    Ekow Eshun
    MIT Press

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    MLA Handbook Plus

    MLA Handbook Plus is the Modern Language Association’s subscription-based digital resource where students and instructors can access the new ninth edition of the MLA Handbook.

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    Divine Days

    Leon Forrest
    Northwestern University Press

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    Hereafter: The Telling Life of Ellen O’Hara

    Vona Groarke
    New York University Press

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    Reimagining Realism: A New Anthology of Late Nineteenth- And Early Twentieth-Century American Short Fiction

    Edited by Charles A. Johanningsmeier and Jessica E. McCarthy
    Ohio University Press

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    Dead Wood: The Afterlife of Trees

    Ellen Wohl
    Oregon State University Press

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    Africana Religions (series)

    Edited by Sylvester A. Johnson
    Penn State University Press

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    Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want

    Ruha Benjamin
    Princeton University Press

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    Other Voices of Italy: Italian and Transnational Texts in Translation (series)

    Edited by Alessandro Vettori, Eilis Kierans, and Sandra Waters
    Rutgers University Press

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    Engaging Museums: Rhetorical Education and Social Justice

    Lauren Obermark
    Southern Illinois University Press

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    Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach

    Edited by Deborah P. Amory, Sean G. Massey and Jennifer Miller
    State University of New York Press

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    Phyllis Frye and the Fight for Transgender Rights

    Michael G. Long and Shea Tuttle
    Texas A&M University Press

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    Yungcautnguuq Nunam Qainga Tamarmi/All the Land’s Surface Is Medicine: Edible and Medicinal Plants of Southwest Alaska

    Ann Fienup-Riordan, Richard W. Tyler, Sharon Birzer, Alice Rearden, and Marie Meade
    University of Alaska Press

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    Indigenous Women and Street Gangs: Survivance Narratives

    Faith, Jazmyne, Amber, Bev, Chantel, Jorgina, and Robert Henry
    University of Alberta Press

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    Landmark Cases in Canadian Law (series)

    University of British Columbia Press

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    Five Stalks of Grain

    Adrian Lysenko
    University of Calgary Press

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    Astrotopia: The Dangerous Religion of the Corporate Space Race

    Mary-Jane Rubenstein
    University of Chicago Press

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    Where the Red-Winged Blackbirds Sing: The Akimel O’Odham and Cycles of Agricultural Transformation in the Phoenix Basin

    Jennifer Bess
    University Press of Colorado

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    Rooted Jazz Dance: Africanist Aesthetics and Equity in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Lindsay Guarino, Carlos R.A. Jones, and Wendy Oliver
    University Press of Florida

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    Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (series)

    Edited by David L. Brunsma and David G. Embrick
    University of Georgia Press

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    Journal of Finnish Studies

    Edited by Thomas A. DuBois and Hilary-Joy Virtanen
    University of Illinois Press

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    War & Homecoming: Veteran Identity and the Post-9/11 Generation

    Travis L. Martin
    University Press of Kentucky

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    Queer Voices in Hip Hop: Cultures, Communities, and Contemporary Performance

    Lauron J. Kehrer
    University of Michigan Press

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    Howard Cruse

    Janine Utell
    University Press of Mississippi

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    Bosnian Studies: Perspectives from an Emerging Field

    Edited by Dzeneta Karabegović and Adna Karamehić-Oates
    University of Missouri Press

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    Cotton Candy: Poems Dipped Out of the Air

    Ted Kooser
    University of Nebraska Press

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    Latinx Poetics: Essays on the Art of Poetry

    Edited by Ruben Quesada
    University of New Mexico Press

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    The University of North Carolina Press: A Century of Publishing

    The University of North Carolina Press celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding this year.

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    Latinx Media: An Open-Access Textbook

    Edited by Rielle Navitski and Leslie Marsh
    University of North Georgia Press

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    Our Stories: Black Families in Early Dallas

    Edited by George Keaton and Judith Garrett Segura
    University of North Texas Press

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    An Inconvenient Apocalypse: Environmental Collapse, Climate Crisis, and the Fate of Humanity

    Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen
    University of Notre Dame Press

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    Power Balance: Increasing Leverage in Negotiations with Federal and State Governments–Lessons Learned from the Native American Experience

    Steven J. Haberfeld
    University of Oklahoma Press

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    Critical Disaster Studies

    Edited by Jacob A.C. Remes and Andy Horowitz
    University of Pennsylvania Press

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    What the Eyes Can’t See: Ralph Northam, Black Resolve, and a Racial Reckoning in Virginia

    Margaret Edds
    University of South Carolina Press

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    On Target: Gun Culture, Storytelling, and the NRA

    Noah S. Schwartz
    University of Toronto Press

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    I Spoke to You with Silence: Essays from Queer Mormons of Marginalized Genders

    Edited by Kerry Spencer Pray and Jenn Lee Smith
    University of Utah Press

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    Counterstories from the Writing Center

    Edited by Frankie Condon and Wonderful Faison
    Utah State University Press

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    Journey Without End: Migration from the Global South Through the Americas

    Andrew Nelson and Rob Curran
    Vanderbilt University Press

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    A Drum in One Hand, a Sockeye in the Other: Stories of Indigenous Food Sovereignty from the Northwest Coast

    Charlotte Coté
    University of Washington Press

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    Coming Home to Nez Perce Country: The Niimiipuu Campaign to Repatriate Their Exploited Heritage

    Trevor J. Bond
    Washington State University Press

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    The Journal of Human Resources

    Edited by Anna Aizer
    University of Wisconsin Press

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    Black Lives (series)

    The Black Lives series produces brief, authoritative biographies of individuals of African descent who profoundly shaped history.
    Yale University Press






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