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Dee Mortensen, IU Press editorial director Beginning today, Dee Mortensen will start a new phase in her 21-year career at IU Press. Mortensen will now serve as editorial director, replacing former editor-in-chief Bob Sloan, who retired last month. “Dee brings... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Winesburg, Indiana A Fork River Anthology Edited by Michael Martone and Bryan Furuness "This book is funny as hell, and beneath its humor are contemporary grotesques who deepen our understanding of the human condition, making us look unflinchingly at the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Typically, summer is a time for a well-deserved break. Many people sit back and read their favorite books at a beach, a resort, or even their own backyards. If you've already read most of the books in your collection, how... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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In honor of Jurassic World opening in theaters tomorrow, we decided to watch the trailer and paid special attention to the real main characters of the movie: the dinosaurs. Here are the five thoughts we had: 1. Aren't velociraptors supposed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Learn more about our centennial edition of Shade of the Raintree in this WFIU interview with author Larry Lockridge. Last month, Ross Lockridge, Jr.’s 1948 best-selling novel Raintree County and Larry Lockridge’s award-winning biography of his father, Shade of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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by David P. Fidler What a way to mark an anniversary. On June 5, 2015, two years has passed since Edward Snowden, a former contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA), began disclosing classified documents about NSA surveillance programs. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
Our Intern Appreciation Week series concludes today with a feature on marketing intern Madison Freese. Major: Journalism Year: Senior Accomplishments: Madison was a contributor to our blog and helped write interview questions for our author podcast series. In addition to... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Our Intern Appreciation Week series continues today with a feature on marketing intern Alison Roth. Major: Communications & Culture Year: Junior Accomplishments: Alison was responsible for keeping our blog up to date and creating original content for it, including writing... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Our Intern Appreciation Week series continues today with a feature on production intern Katie Griner. Double major: English and Journalism Year: Junior Accomplishments: Katie has taken on the major task of sorting out and setting up books correctly for print... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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In celebration of Amtrak Train Days kicking off this Saturday, we're giving away a copy of Don L. Hofsommer's new book The Iowa Route. In this book, Hofsommer uses the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway as the vehicle for... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Our Intern Appreciation Week series continues today with a feature on managing editorial intern Carly Yingst. Major: English Minor: Slavic Languages and Literatures Certificate: Liberal Arts and Management Program Year: Senior Accomplishments: Carly is finishing up a year-long internship with... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
When Edward Snowden began leaking NSA documents in June 2013, his actions sparked impassioned debates about electronic surveillance, national security, and privacy in the digital age. On this episode of the IU Press podcast, David Fidler discusses his new edited... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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As the school year wraps up, we want to take the opportunity to celebrate all our wonderful spring semester interns with a special holiday we created for them: Intern Appreciation Week! We'll profile one of our interns on the blog... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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The Snowden Reader Edited by David P. Fidler Foreword by Sumit Gangly "An intense examination of whistleblower Edward Snowden that successfully wades through both partisan rhetoric and ideological constraints . . . Fidler's work is significant because, while events are... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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By Katerina Martina Teaiwa In February 2012 Kate Raworth, a senior research analyst with Oxfam in Britain, proposed a conceptual framework which brought the concept of planetary boundaries proposed by Johan Rockström and his colleagues at the Stockholm Resilience Centre,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, during which an estimated 1.5 million Armenians lost their lives under the Ottoman Empire's rule. Several organizations around the world are dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Armenian... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. To commemorate this occasion, we offer the following reading and film selections to help further your understanding of the history of the Holocaust: To the Gates of Jerusalem The Diaries and Papers of James G.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Bob Hammel will discuss his new book The Bill Cook Story II at the West Baden Springs Hotel on April 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. He will also sign copies of his book at this event. This sequel... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
You’ve probably heard a lot about Indiana in the news lately. And while many people have been discussing what they don’t like about our state, we want to focus on the positive things that we love about Indiana. Now more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
On this episode of the IU Press podcast, Maple Razsa discusses his new book Bastards of Utopia. The companion to a feature documentary film of the same name, this book explores the experiences and political imagination of young radical activists... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
Indiana University Press is the co-winner of a Mellon grant to develop a publication and preservation platform for digital scholarship. Gary Dunham, Director of IU Press and Digital Publishing, says this grant will address the problem of how to incorporate... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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"In light of the unfortunate passage of the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Indiana University President Michael McRobbie has asked public officials and public institutions in our state to affirm their commitment to non-discrimination and fair treatment. Indiana University Press... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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John Bartlow Martin A Voice for the Underdog Ray E. Boomhower "The importance of John Bartlow Martin's witness to history is beyond argument and the track record of Ray Boomhower guarantees justice to a Hoosier chronicler who deserves to be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
The Ahmadiyya Muslim community represents the followers of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835–1908), a charismatic leader whose claims of spiritual authority brought him into conflict with most other Muslim leaders of the time. The controversial movement, which was founded 126 years... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
On this episode of the IU Press podcast, author Ray Boomhower discusses his latest book John Bartlow Martin: A Voice for the Underdog. During the 1940s and 1950s, Martin's name dominated the pages of the “big slicks,” the Saturday Evening... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog