UPF Names Its First Deputy Director

July 12, 2012 For Immediate Release Dennis Lloyd Promoted to Deputy Director Gainesville, FL—As part of ongoing efforts to re-imagine the university press for the 21st century, the University Press of Florida (UPF) today announces an important change to its staffing and reporting structure. Effective July 1, 2012, Dennis Lloyd (formerly Assistant Director/Sales & Marketing … Continue reading UPF Names Its First Deputy Director

Afro-Latin America – New Volume

The rise of Afro-Latin American social movements is the basis of a new book, edited by Syracuse University professors Kwame Dixon and John Burdick. “Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America” (University Press of Florida, 2012) is a collection of original essays detailing the experience of blackness and cultural difference, black political mobilization and state responses to … Continue reading Afro-Latin America – New Volume

Thanks for the naked painted people

By Amy Harris, Advertising and Direct Mail Manager The University Press of Florida’s Spring 2012 catalog is out and it’s receiving rave reviews—thanks, in part, to freelance designer Louise OFarrell’s fabulously edgy cover, featuring images drawn from Robert Kerstein's forthcoming book, Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic. With a back cover by … Continue reading Thanks for the naked painted people