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In honor of Jane Blaffer Owen's 100th birthday April 18 and events celebrating her in Texas and Indiana this week, we are giving away a copy of her autobiography New Harmony, Indiana. This memoir details Jane Blaffer Owen's life in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Roland Hayes: The Legacy of an American Tenor authors Christopher A. Brooks and Robert Sims have three events scheduled for this month: April 12 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. San Francisco, CA Friends of Negro Spirituals and the San Francisco Main... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Dario Sarlo, translator and editor of Jascha Heifetz, conducted research for a documentary on the Russian musician that will appear on PBS next week. Titled Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler, the documentary follows the mysterious violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new book series, New Jewish Philosophy and Thought. This series publishes innovative approaches to the field of Jewish philosophical studies, including new methodologies, topics, concepts, and conversation partners. Building upon and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that seven IUP books have been named Foreword Reviews’ 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalists in the following categories: Biography Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and the Religion of Biologic Living Brian C. Wilson... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that Italian Silent Cinema: A Reader edited by Giorgio Bertellini was awarded the Southwest Popular and American Culture Association’s 2015 Peter C. Rollins Book Award in the category of Film and Television. The Rollins Book... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) in New York City will host IUP author Günther Jikeli March 31 at 6 p.m. He will discuss "Muslim Antisemitism in France and Western Europe" as part of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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IUP author Jo Paoletti wants us to reexamine what it means to be a man or a woman. In her new book Sex and Unisex, she traces the trajectory of unisex fashion against the backdrop of the popular issues of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Every Friday during Black History Month, author Christopher A. Brooks has shared a post about legendary African American tenor Roland Hayes. This is the final installment of his four-part series. "Bring me a queen!" This was Fannie Hayes’s admonition to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Sean Metzger, author of Chinese Looks: Fashion, Performance, and Race, will give a talk on his book at the Young Research Library at UCLA February 26 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. In the book he will be discussing, Metzger... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Every Friday during Black History Month, author Christopher A. Brooks will share a post about legendary African American tenor Roland Hayes. This is the second installment of his four-part series. There were many influences and people in the life of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Marrying Out author Keren R. McGinity has several events scheduled for this month. McGinity’s book is a major breakthrough in understanding Jewish men’s experiences as husbands and fathers, how Christian women navigate their roles and identities while married to them,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Read an excerpt As the citizens of Hue are preparing to celebrate Tet, the start of the Lunar New Year, Nha Ca arrives in the city to attend her father’s funeral. Without warning, war erupts all around them, drastically changing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Each semester, the Borns Jewish Studies Program presents a series of workshops for IU faculty and graduate students. This semester's series includes launches for two IU Press books. The first takes place January 23 with Michael Morgan and Steven Weitzman.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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