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UP Week 2020 Blog Tour: Active Voices

Nov. 13, 2020—The University Press Week 2020 blog tour is wrapping up today with posts all about active voices. RaiseUP: Read an Excerpt from Hearing Happiness by Jaipreet Virdi | University of Chicago Press Our Student Impact at Notre Dame Press | University of Notre Dame Press The Value of University Press Publishing from Friends of Notre...

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Policy to Practice: New Book Series

Nov. 13, 2020—Next Monday marks the official launch of our new book series Policy to Practice: Ethnographic Perspectives on Global Health Systems, with the release of the series’ two inaugural volumes—Delivering Health: Midwifery and Development in Mexico by Lydia Z. Dixon and For the Public Good: Women, Health, and Equity in Rural India by Patricia Antoniello. The...

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UP Week 2020 Blog Tour: Scientific Voices

Nov. 12, 2020—The University Press Week blog tour continues with posts all about today’s theme: Scientific Voices. #RaisingUP Scientific Voices with NEXUS Series | University of Alabama Press Raising Up the Science Behind the Human-Animal Bond | Purdue University Press Six Impossible Things | Princeton University Press The Relevance of Science Communication in the Era of COVID...

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Stories from the Natural World: New Book Trailer for Between the Rocks and the Stars

Nov. 12, 2020—As a part of the University Press Week 2020 blog tour, Vanderbilt UP is excited to unveil a new book trailer for Between the Rocks and the Stars: Narratives in Natural History. Between the Rocks and the Stars dives deep into the relationships that shape the natural world. Author Stephen Daubert offers accessible stories from...

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UP Week 2020 Blog Tour: Local Voices

Nov. 11, 2020—The University Press Week blog tour continues with posts all about today’s theme: Local Voices. University Press Week: Local Voices | Temple University Press Women’s Voices: Expanding the Audubon Park Narrative | Fordham University Press #RaiseUP: Local Voices | Syracuse University Press Raising Up Local Voices with A People’s Guides to Boston and San Francisco...

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UP Week 2020 Blog Tour: Creative Voices

Nov. 11, 2020—The University Press Week blog tour continues with posts all about today’s theme: Creative Voices. Raising Up Creative Voices: Yxta Maya Murray | Northwestern University Press Raising Up Creative Voices—University Press Week 2020 | University of Michigan Press The Value of University Press Publishing from Our Notre Dame Press Colleagues | University of Notre Dame...

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UP Week 2020 Blog Tour: New Voices

Nov. 9, 2020—Happy University Press Week! The UP Week 2020 blog tour will be happening throughout this week, and we hope you’ll follow along for each day’s new posts. Here’s more from AUPresses on this yearly tradition: Each year, we take a tour of the blogs in our larger community, with a series that daily addresses different...

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Author Cristina Rivera Garza Named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow

Oct. 7, 2020—Cristina Rivera Garza, author of the new Vanderbilt University Press book The Restless Dead: Necrowriting and Disappropriation, has been named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The MacArthur Foundation awards its fellowships—known colloquially as “Genius grants”—annually to individuals for “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits.” Winners...

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The Ryman Auditorium and Architecture of Middle Tennessee

Sep. 14, 2020—Nashville has seen unprecedented growth in recent decades, and the city continues to wrestle with questions about the preservation of its historic structures. A new reissue of Architecture of Middle Tennessee—now available from Vanderbilt UP—revisits and expands upon a book that wrestled with similar questions almost half a century ago. When it was first published in 1974, Architecture...

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Excerpt: Hidden Nature

Aug. 18, 2020—More than 10,000 known caves lie beneath the state of Tennessee according to the Tennessee Cave Survey, a nonprofit organization that catalogs and maps them. Thousands more riddle surrounding states. In the new book Hidden Nature: Wild Southern Caves, officially out this week from Vanderbilt UP, Michael Ray Taylor tells the story of this vast underground...

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