What SUP From Your Favorite University Presses, May 15, 2015
Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! Once again, there is a lot to share this week from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week, we found conversations on de-extinct Mammoths, bicycle designs and elite cooking. What did you read this week?
New York University Press shared a post by author Julie Passanante Elman where she addresses the implications of disability, race and in relation to the volatile teenage brain.
Princeton University Press tackled big questions of de-extinction projects like cloning a mammoth and talked about how this cloning technique should be used.
Stanford University Press explored the world of elite cooking from the perspective of the chefs, to find their passions and motivations.
John Hopkins University Press discussed the distortion of the perception of past wars such as WWII and how it is affecting diplomacy today,
Oxford University Press taught all aspiring singers how to sing like a pro!
Oregon University Press took a trip down memory lane to discuss H. L. Davis’s Honey in the Horn, one of Oregon’s greatest literary legacies.
Columbia University Press is giving away a free copy of Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants. To enter the giveaway simply fill out the form in the link!
Temple University Press explored how music played a big role in transforming Cuban society and uniting communities for socio-political reform.
MIT Press celebrated Bike awareness day by looking back at bicycle designs throughout history.
University of Illinois Press observed International Nurses Day, by sharing an excerpt from Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps.