Subject Area Spotlight: University Press Blog Tour Day 3


The University Press Week now steers into various subject areas for which the Presses are mostly famous. Topics which range from Sociology to Environmental Studies and from History to Anthropology will surely keep you entertained. Also get pumped for tomorrow’s posts about the importance of regional publishing!

up_mitMIT Press
Gita Manaktala, Editorial Director, writes about the possibilities of the web MIT Press authors are using for scholarship, finding newly mediated ways to teach, conduct research, present data, and engage with various publics.
up_texas_a&mTexas A&M University Press Charles Porter, Texas historian and author of the forthcoming book Sharing the Common Pool: Water Rights in the Everyday Lives of Texans, discusses the many facets of Texas history explored in books and series published by Texas A&M University Press.
up_georgiaUniversity of Georgia Press Nik Heynen, series co-editor, will discuss the Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation series and how it relates to UGA Press
up_upennUniversity of Pennsylvania Press Penn Press acquisitions editors discuss the foundations and future of some of the press’s key subject areas.
up_uoftUniversity of Toronto Press In this blog post, we will discuss the Medieval and Renaissance Studies lists at University of Toronto Press.

upweek_WLUWilfrid Laurier University Press

Cheryl Lousley, editor of the Environmental Humanities series, writes about the engagement of environmental issues through the humanities disciplines, such as literature, film, and media studies, for example. She outlines the genesis of the series and discusses some of the most recent publications.

See the full schedule for the blog tour

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