Intern Guest Post: Books to Watch For in 2020

Written by Kaylyn Ling, editorial, design, and production intern at the University Press of Florida This past fall, I worked with a number of fascinating titles as an intern in the EDP department. I was constantly impressed by each author’s rich contributions to their field, as well as the insight and innovation of their editors and … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Books to Watch For in 2020

Spring 2020 Exhibit Schedule

University Press of Florida will be at these upcoming conferences and book fairs this spring. Annual Meeting of the Florida Conference of Historians Lake City, FL February 28-29 The African American Intellectual History Society's Annual Conference Austin, TX March 6-7 University Press of Florida's 75th Anniversary Open House University of Florida Smathers Library Room 100, … Continue reading Spring 2020 Exhibit Schedule

Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2020

Acquisitions editor Meredith Morris-Babb attended the Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology put on by the Society for Historical Archaeology in Boston earlier this month. It was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth! Here are a few books we brought to the conference: Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration Discovering Histories … Continue reading Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2020

Romi Gutierrez Appointed Director of the University Press of Florida

We are pleased to announce that Romi Gutierrez has been named director of the University Press of Florida (UPF) following a national search. Gutierrez has served UPF in various roles since 2004, most recently as associate director and director of sales and marketing. In this position she managed all aspects of sales and marketing for … Continue reading Romi Gutierrez Appointed Director of the University Press of Florida

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

“Containing cutting-edge research by leading scholars in Maya archaeology, this volume provides readers with a greater appreciation and richer understanding of the diverse ways in which the Maya interacted with and transformed the world around them.”—Jeffrey Glover, Georgia State University Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya brings together a wide spectrum of new … Continue reading Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Cahokia in Context

“Impressive. Provides perspective on the interconnectedness of Cahokia with regional cultures, the evidence for (or against) this connection in specific areas, and the hows and whys of Cahokian influence on shaping regional cultures. There is no other comparable work.”—Lynne P. Sullivan, coeditor of Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective “This volume synthesizes information … Continue reading Cahokia in Context

La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina

“In this dynamic cultural history, Tossounian turns our attention to how ‘non-official gendered figures’ have played a large but underappreciated role in constructing and engendering Argentine national identity. Turning our attention away from the extremely well-studied gaucho, she reveals just how much of modernity and national identity was pinned on la joven moderna (the modern girl) in … Continue reading La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina