Halloween Reads: Shipwrecks, Pirates, and More!

Florida is surrounded by the ocean, so what scares us more than ghosts, ghouls, or things that go bump in the night? Peril on the sea! Our Halloween reads this year are straight from Davy Jones' locker. Grab these books about shipwrecks and pirates for thrilling and chilling reads, and use code BOO21 for discount … Continue reading Halloween Reads: Shipwrecks, Pirates, and More!

Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

“With its integration of current philosophies of voice, feminist criticism, and queer theory, this collection offers nuanced readings at every turn. The essays acknowledge the classical and ecclesiastical underpinnings of medieval misogyny while insightfully demonstrating how various genres and voices reflected—while undermining—conventional medieval European positions on women.”—Christopher Callahan, cotranslator of Thibaut de Champagne’s Les Chansons, textes … Continue reading Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

Reimagining the Gran Chaco

“This book is the first of its kind and fills a very important gap in the anthropology and ethnohistory of the Gran Chaco, especially of the last thirty years. The editors have assembled an outstanding collection of articles by the top and well-recognized anthropologists working on the Gran Chaco.”—René Harder Horst, author of A History of … Continue reading Reimagining the Gran Chaco

Imperiled Reef

“[An] impassioned study. . . . There is much to savor in Sheehy’s paean to a unique ecosystem.”—Publishers Weekly“Takes us on a fascinating journey through the unfolding crisis on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, and by extension the world’s oceans and climate. Sheehy possesses a deep knowledge of reef biodiversity and the ability to clearly convey … Continue reading Imperiled Reef

Free Textbook Broadens Understanding of Materials Science in Cultural Context

LibraryPress@UF announces publication of Impact of Materials on Society (IMOS), a free, full-length textbook for undergraduate students. Bridging STEM and the humanities, this book explores the complex interplay between human cultures and everyday materials like clay, glass, concrete, steel, and plastic.The project was led by University of Florida (UF) Rhines Professor of Materials Science and … Continue reading Free Textbook Broadens Understanding of Materials Science in Cultural Context

Renowned Historian, Former UF President to Discuss Legacy of Influential Venezuelan Leader

Germán Carrera Damas, Venezuelan historian and the author of Rómulo Betancourt: His Historical Personality and the Genesis of Modern Democracy in Venezuela, will launch the English-language edition of his book at the University of Florida on Monday, October 18, at 4:00 p.m. Carrera Damas will be joined in conversation by former UF president John V. … Continue reading Renowned Historian, Former UF President to Discuss Legacy of Influential Venezuelan Leader

A Punkhouse in the Deep South

Meet the authors as they tour across the South! To learn when they're coming to your city, click here. "An illuminating and inspiring glimpse into one of America's equivalents of Crass's Dial House. . . . A worthwhile project."—The Wire “This beautifully crafted page-turner presents the outsider history of a thriving southern punkhouse where military … Continue reading A Punkhouse in the Deep South

University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

The University Press of Florida has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand the Press’s publications in African American Studies (AAS) and Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS).The grant will support the Press’s project “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing,” enabling the Press to increase its capacity … Continue reading University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America