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Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Press is a leading academic publisher specializing in the humanities & social sciences.
Interests: Books, journals, scholarship, publishing, Indiana, Midwest, education, Africa, Jewish Studies, Film, Media, GLBTQ, Asia, Fiction, Nonfiction, Global Studies, International Studies, Holocaust, Religion, Literature, Russia, East Europe, Eurasia, Middle East, Philosophy, History, Indiana University, Science, Paleontology, Sociology, Music, Ethnomusicology, Anthropology, Folklore
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We're delighted to announce that UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens has won the 2017 Robert P. Balles Annual Prize in Critical Thinking from the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and the 2018 IPPY Gold Medal for Science. To celebrate, we're giving away... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Indiana University Press blog
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The following is a guest post by David J. Gunkel, author of the forthcoming book Gaming the System: Deconstructing Video Games, Games Studies, and Virtual Worlds. During the Senate’s grilling of Mark Zuckerberg on 10 April 2018, one Senator—Senator Kennedy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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I never set out to be a photographer of conflict and tragedy—famines in Bangladesh and Ethiopia and wars on five continents at last count. In my early twenties, I saw enough blood, heard enough lies from military and civilian officials, and lost close friends while serving as an officer in the United States Army in Vietnam. Back home and finishing graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1971, I turned down a desk job in Saigon, capital of the former South Vietnam, as a picture editor with the Associated Press, the world’s largest news gathering agency. To my mind, if I was to ever again experience the constant fear of being killed, at least it would be looking through the lens of my Nikon cameras. Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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To celebrate National Poetry Month, we're giving away a signed copy of 'Girl with Death Mask' by prize-winning poet Jennifer Givhan! Love, tequila, sex, first periods, late nights, abuse, and heartache. The journey from girl to womanhood is brimming with transformative magic that heals even as it shatters. These are the memories that haunt the dreams of what was and what could have been in Girl with Death Mask. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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To celebrate Worldwide Quilting Day, we’re sharing a few of our favorite quilts from the gorgeous new book, 'Quilts and Health'. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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Hey! I’m Annette Cotant and I’m a sophomore from Fort Wayne, Indiana, majoring in English with a concentration in Public and Professional Writing and a minor in Classics. I’m interning at IU Press in Acquisitions for both the spring and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following is a guest post by Martin L. Johnson, author of Main Street Movies: The History of Local Film in the United States. When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out its golden statuettes this Sunday,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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Indiana University Press author Pravina Shukla has been recognized by Indiana University for her excellent work in the classroom. Shukla will be recognized with the 2018 President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. An accomplished scholar, Shukla has previously been honored with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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Art and culture are almost inseparably intertwined. Art reflects and critiques culture, just as culture shapes and influences art. This Black History Month, Indiana University Press is highlighting two books devoted to advancing the conversation around black art and the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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The Indiana University Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is planning to celebrate five of its recently published authors this week in Bloomington. Among the honorees are four IU Press authors. Join us in congratulating these authors and celebrating their fine... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following is a guest post by Gary Dunham, Director of IU Press and Digital Publishing. Let’s step back for a moment and consider not only what we do, but why we choose to do it. Why did we decide... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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Below, IU Press intern Alison Miethke reflects on the cultural moment highlighting women’s struggle to achieve equality and generational differences. The Harvey Weinstein scandal might have sparked the #MeToo movement across social media, but the issue at the heart of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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The Indiana University Press Spring Catalog is ready and available for your perusal. In addition to dozens of great titles from IU Press, this catalog is packed full of extra treasures, from book samples to photography and more! Below, enjoy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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Choice magazine has named five books published by Indiana University Press to its list of 2017 Outstanding Academic titles. IU Press's Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary, Encyclopedia of the Yoruba, Feeling Normal, Levinas's Ethical Politics, and Turtles as Hopeful Monsters each made... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following is a guest post by Hilary Fleck, the Collections Manager at the Monroe County History Center. How do you sum up 200 years of experiences? 200 years of birthdays, cookouts, picnics, parades, move-in days, work days, wedding days,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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Two Indiana University Press titles have been recognized with awards from the Modern Language Association. The Varorium Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Vol. 3 was named as a co-winner of the MLA Prize for a Scholarly Edition. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Indiana University Press blog
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Over the past ten years, complaints about the difficulty in achieving recognizable "adulthood" have increased around the world. But what does it mean to be an adult? Exploring the changing definition of adulthood from the United States to Uganda and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following is a guest post by Dr. Mark Silinsky, author of Jihad and the West: Black Flag over Babylon. Focusing on the relationship between ISIS and Western countries, Silinsky's work provides a detailed and chilling explanation of the appeal... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2017 at Indiana University Press blog
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Indiana University Press book Czech Feminisms has been awarded a 2017 Heldt Prize recognizing the work as the Best Book in Slavic/Eastern European/Eurasian Women's and Gender Studies. Edited by Iveta Jusová and Jiřina Šiklová, Czech Feminisms is a collection of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2017 at Indiana University Press blog
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Lights in the sky over Area 51. Unnatural cloud formations. A crash and a cover-up in Roswell. These are the phenomena that spark conspiracy rants on message boards across the internet, ongoing fascination with unexplained sightings the world over, and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2017 at Indiana University Press blog
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A chill is in the air as Thanksgiving fades to a memory and the end of the year draws ever closer. As we close out the last month of 2017 with some more new releases from Indiana University Press, don't... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at Indiana University Press blog
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For 25 years, photographer Tom Pich has traveled across the United States seeking out the greatest folk artists practicing today, each one a recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship. In Folk Masters: A Portrait of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following is a guest post by Dr. Mark Silinsky, author of Jihad and the West: Black Flag over Babylon. Focusing on the relationship between ISIS and Western countries, Silinsky's work provides a detailed and chilling explanation of the appeal... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Indiana University Press blog
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Short of standing on the campus yourself, there is no more picturesque look at Indiana University's flagship campus than Indiana University Bloomington. Now, here's your chance to win a copy! Rich in architectural tradition, harmonious in building scale and materials,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Indiana University Press blog