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On January 7, Scott Russell Sanders, author of A Conservationist Manifesto and Earth Works, will deliver the keynote address for the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts' annual conference. His speech is set for 11 a.m. at Indianapolis... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Barbara Vinick and Shulamit Reinharz, editors of Today I Am a Woman, have the following events planned for December: December 2 The authors will discuss their book at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly, NJ at 4:00 p.m.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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On Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m., author Michael Homoya will discuss the various plant species detailed in his book Wildflowers and Ferns of Indiana Forests at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The veteran botanist and plant ecologist for the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Gerald Creed's Masquerade and Postsocialism, a book in the New Anthropologies of Europe series, has been named co-winner of the William A. Douglass Prize in Europeanist Anthropology by the Society for the Anthropology of Europe. The Douglass Prize honors the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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To celebrate the late novelist Howard Fast's birthday on November 11, we are giving away a free copy of Gerald Sorin's Howard Fast: Life and Literature in the Left Lane. Sorin's new book examines the connections among Fast's Jewishness, his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Barbara Vinick and Shulamit Reinharz, editors of Today I Am a Woman, have the following events planned for November: November 4 Vinick and Reinharz will give a book talk at Temple Beth Torah in Holliston, MA, at 7:30 p.m. November... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Norbert Krapf, author of Songs in Sepia and Black and White, has the following events planned for November: November 3 Village Lights Bookstore in Madison, IN, will host a free Songs in Sepia reading and booksigning with Krapf from 1... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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On October 29 from 4 to 6 p.m., the USC Shoah Foundation Institute will host a panel discussion, "Beyond Numbers: Creating a Personal History of the Holocaust" in the University of Southern California's Doheny Memorial Library, room 240. Panelists will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Jacobs School of Music professor Harvey Phillips started the first Octubafest at IU back in 1973. Not only does this tradition continue at IU, but it has spread all over the world to other college campuses. In celebration of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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To celebrate the opening of the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, we are giving away a free copy of Marsha Williamson Mohr's new photo book Indiana Covered Bridges! The countywide festival in "the unofficial covered bridge capital of the world"... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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The Putnam County Library in Greencastle, IN, will host “A Conversation with the Artists: Norbert Krapf, Richard Fields, and Gordon Bonham” October 5. Krapf will perform poems from Songs in Sepia and Black and White with musical backing provided by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a reading and booksiging with Maria DeGuzmán for her book Buenas Noches, American Culture. The event takes place October 1 at 10 a.m. in the Wilson Library Pleasants Family Room. Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Defending the Filibuster authors Richard A. Arenberg and Robert B. Dove have the following events scheduled for October: October 1 Barnes & Noble at IUPUI will host a booksigning with the authors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 9... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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To celebrate the release of An American Tune, we are giving away a free copy of the novel signed by author Barbara Shoup! Enter the contest by sending an email to winiupress@gmail.com with your name and mailing address. All entries... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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To celebrate the late Martin Heidegger's birthday this Wednesday, we are giving away free copies of his books Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event), translated by Richard Rojcewicz and Daniela Vallega-Neu, and Bremen and Freiburg Lectures: Insight Into That Which... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Barb Shoup The 2012 Indy Author Fair will take place at the Central Library in downtown Indianapolis Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The free annual event is presented by the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Scott Russell Sanders has two author events scheduled this week. The first takes place September 20 at 6 p.m., when Sanders will give a reading at the Aldo Leopold Foundation in Baraboo, WI. Then on September 22 at 9 a.m.,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Norbert Krapf will appear on WTIU's Weekly Special this Thursday, September 20. Tune in at 8 p.m. to watch him discuss his latest book Songs in Sepia and Black and White! If you are outside of the WTIU viewing area,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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On Thursday, September 20 at 7 p.m., Barbara Vinick and Shulamit Reinharz will read from their book Today I am a Woman at Wellesley Books. They will discuss the history of bat mitzvah and personal stories from girls around world... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"This volume is a necessary and important contribution to our understanding of a diverse fossil assemblage from a region of the world that is sorely in need of further paleontological investigation." —Journal of Mammalian Evolution Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Surviving the Bosnian Genocide provides a clear, concise analysis of conditions in Srebrenica and the genocidal massacre in Potočari. As an author, Leydesdorff manages to organize excerpts from dozens of interviewees in a manner that allows their words to carry... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Throughout his engaging life narrative, Raff holds forth on intriguing scientific topics, and makes his case for the teaching of evolution in schools, the consequences of scientific assumptions 'harnessed to politics,' and more. At once a cri de coeur from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"The essays often return to the same quotations and ideas, illuminating Walden’s darker, more obscure passages from various philosophical and theoretical perspectives—thought experiments that read like a thick layering of superimposed snapshots that Ray has taken from different angles of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"What makes Veidlinger’s book so remarkable is therefore his ability to reveal the junction between professional cultural production and its dissemination, between cultural reception and the amateurs’ response to the cultural project." —Journal of Fondazione CDEC Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"[Hall's] recreation of the morale crisis that eroded the fighting capability of the Bulgarian Army generally, and underlay its collapse at Dobro Pole and afterward, is a welcome addition to the history of a largely ignored front of the First... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog