University Press Week Blog Tour!
By Kate O'Brien-Nicholson
13th November 2020
DAY 5: ACTIVE VOICES
University of Chicago Press @UchicagoPress
An excerpt from Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History by historian and disability activist Jaipreet Virdi.
University of Notre Dame Press @UNDPress
A blog post about the value of university press publishing from Friends of Notre Dame Press.
University of Alberta Press @UAlbertaPress
Highlighting the active voice and work of Valerie Mason-John in her new book of poetry, I Am Still Your Negro.
University Press of Florida @floridapress
Activist Archaeology: A Reading List.
University of South Carolina Press @uscpress
Daniel M. Harrison, author of Live at Jackson Station, considers how his work exploring the south’s music gives us clues for understanding the culture of the south generally–and why it matters.
Bristol University Press @BrisUniPress
A blog post from Alison Shaw, Chief Executive of Bristol University Press, on actively engaging with social issues.
Amsterdam University Press @AmsterdamUPress
Guest post ‘Enter the Ghost: Haunted Media Ecologies’ by Paula Albuquerque, a visual artist and scholar living and working in Amsterdam. Her work is informed by intersectional decolonial practices, focusing on visual technologies both analog and digital, surveillance and the construction of operative imagery.
University of Toronto Press @utpress
Rae André, a climate change educator and the author of Lead for the Planet: Five Practices for Confronting Climate Change. In this post she will discuss the importance of leadership in activism.
University of Toronto Press Journals Guest post by Henry Tran, editor of the Journal of Education Human Resources.
Bucknell University Press @BucknellUPress
A Q&A with the contributors to the edited collection African American Arts: Activism, Aesthetics, and Futurity.
Vanderbilt University Press @vanderbiltup
A post about the new Policy to Practice book series, which provides critical perspectives on how global health policy becomes practice.
University of Minnesota Press @uminnpress
Featuring our podcast’s Mental Health Series with former state representative Mindy Greiling.
Harvard University Press @harvard_press
A look at how the contributors to our special free volume, Racism in America, would like to see the book used and read during these challenging times
Columbia University Press @columbiaUP
Dana Fisher, author of American Resistance on political activism.