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Lynne Ann Hartnett will sign copies of her new book The Defiant Life of Vera Figner Saturday, June 21 at 5 pm at The Doylestown Bookshop in Doylestown, PA. This engaging biography tells the dramatic story of a Russian noblewoman... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that the Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary edited by Solon Beinfeld and Harry Bochner has won the 2013 Judaica Reference Award from the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL)! Sharon Benamou, Vice President of the Research Libraries, Archives... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Early Cinema Today provides practitioners with innovative ideas on how to engage potential audiences, while providing scholars with valuable insight into how film archivists and curators shape perceptions of early cinema and, through this, the direction of film scholarship." —The... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that three of our books have won 2014 Independent Publisher Awards (IPPY)! The following books all received Gold in their respective categories: World History: Pere Marie-Benoit and Jewish Rescue by Susan Zuccotti Science: Sabertooth by... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Reproductions of brivnshtelers form the core of the book and comprise the majority of the text, providing a ground-level window into a largely obscured past." —Publishers Weekly Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Congratulations to Allen Roberts, whose book A Dance of Assassins has won the Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award for the best single-authored volume on African arts of 2011-2013! This award is given for excellence in scholarship on the arts of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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The Baltimore-based bookstore Red Emma's will host an event with Anand Pandian to celebrate the release of his new book Ayya's Accounts on Thursday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. RSVP for this free event on Facebook. Learn more about Ayya's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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"This collection builds on and adds to the best criticism in this young and exciting subfield and will grow more important as religion integrates further into our digital games." —Library Journal Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Literary Learning offers valuable resources for the literature instructor. It is easily manageable as a theoretical tool when developing a literature class, and it has a number of classroom-ready resources." —Teacher-Scholar Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Two IUP authors will teach classes at IU's Lifelong Learning Program this spring. Patrick Brantlinger will teach a class based upon his book States of Emergency: Essays on Culture and Politics. This class will take place March 8 from 9:30... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Mel Scult will give the keynote lecture at the conference on the life, work, and legacy of Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan to be held March 2-3 in the Copley Formal Lounge at Georgetown University. Scult, along with Susannah Heschel, will... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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William O'Rourke, author of Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer, will moderate a panel on "Navigating the Other '60s: The Publishing World and the Post-Sixty Writer" at the 2014 AWP Conference & Bookfair in Seattle, WA. The panel takes place March... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Book Culture in New York City will host a launch party for Daniel Duzdevich's new book Darwin's On the Origin of Species: A Modern Rendition February 25 at 7 p.m. Duzdevich will discuss how he transformed Darwin’s most famous book... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Mel Scult will give a talk about his new book The Radical American Judaism of Mordecai Kaplan Thursday, January 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the JCC in Manhattan. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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"States of Emergency is a masterful series of excursions into contemporary crises ... The essays both display the deep value the capacity of cultural studies to come terms with contemporary issues and reveal how understanding the Victorian roots of today’s... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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"The principal aim of the book is to explain what Heschel means by his constant call to human (and even divine) self-transcendence. Gems of compressed thought stud the text, as when Held explains that Heschel urges us to confront the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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Congratulations to IUP author Solon Beinfeld, who was named one of The Jewish Daily Forward's top 50 people of 2013! Beinfeld was selected for this honor because of his work co-editing the Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary. The Forward calls the dictionary... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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"I take to heart and soul the Indiana University Press books created by the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association. ... Here we witness the interplay of natural and built environments throughout all four seasons, thus bringing us to contemplate changes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that Butterflies of Indiana by Jeffrey E. Belth has won a 2013 National Outdoor Book Award in the Nature Guidebook category! The National Outdoor Book Awards (NOBA) is the outdoor world's largest and most prestigious... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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Jean-Luc Godard fans will be happy to learn that there are several upcoming opportunities to discover more about the New Wave filmmaker's work. This month, the New York Film Festival will present a retrospective of Jean-Luc Godard's films. Calling him,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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In the summer of 1962, the peripatetic and irrepressible Pete Gill was hired on a whim to coach basketball at tiny Ireland High School. There he would accomplish, against enormous odds, one of the great small-town feats in Indiana basketball... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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As part of the School of Global and International Studies (SGIS) Global Speaker series, IUP author Eric Weitz will give a presentation on "Borderlands and Bloodlands: Rethinking the Mass Violence of the Twentieth Century in Eastern Europe." The event will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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Congratulations to author Ronald Grigor Suny for winning the Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Award! Presented by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), this award honors senior scholars who have helped to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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"The Past Ahead is a novel of blurred lines, the alternately healing and destructive power of memor and irrepressible nature of truth. If we can only truly understand genocide through the art it inspires, then Gatore's The Past Ahead, is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Not only does Miryam Segal’s A New Sound in Hebrew Poetry dare offer an answer to the perennial question posed by Hölderlin: What are poets for? It also reveals, in the language of Hebrew poetry, the subtle layers of ars... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog