AAUP 2015 Meeting Recap

By Rachel Doll, advertising and direct mail manager, University Press of Florida Last month, along with four other staff members from the University Press of Florida, I traveled from sea-level Gainesville to mile-high Denver for the annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). The theme of this year’s meeting was “Connect, Collaborate” … Continue reading AAUP 2015 Meeting Recap

Slavery behind the Wall

"A significant contribution in Caribbean archaeology. Singleton weaves archaeological and documentary evidence into a compelling narrative of the lives of the enslaved at Santa Ana de Biajacas."—Patricia Samford, author of Subfloor Pits and the Archaeology of Slavery in Colonial Virginia "Presents results of the first historical archaeology in Cuba by an American archaeologist since the … Continue reading Slavery behind the Wall

Florida Quincentennial Books

In April 1513, Juan Ponce de León arrived on Florida's east coast. He led the first European exploration of southern North America and is responsible for naming the peninsula La Florida. .  While our state's geologic history is approximately 700 million years old and its material history dates back more than 12,000 years to the American Indians who first lived … Continue reading Florida Quincentennial Books

Allusions in Omeros

"A lucid and accessible guide through the complex and often intimidating web of literary, historical, and cultural references in one of the great literary works of the twentieth century." —Víctor Figueroa, author of Not at Home in One’s Home "McGarrity's user-friendly apparatus helps the reader navigate the allusive cross-currents of the cultural and mythological resources … Continue reading Allusions in Omeros

5 Intern Tips for Getting Started in Publishing

Thinking of doing an internship at a publishing house? University Press of Florida marketing intern Amber Paez offers some advice on what to expect and what to avoid during your internship experience. Think “All for One.” Before interning I had a vague idea of what it would be like to work at a publishing firm after college. I … Continue reading 5 Intern Tips for Getting Started in Publishing

Emergent Brazil

"Highly recommended for anyone seeking to understand Brazil's recent dynamism." —Timothy J. Power, coeditor of Corruption and Democracy in Brazil "Superb. No other recent volume on Brazil is as deep, rich, and multifaceted." —Michael Shifter, president, Inter-American Dialogue "Treats the politics, economy, and society of Brazil, showing how those subjects are affected by forces elsewhere … Continue reading Emergent Brazil