African American Intellectual History Society 2019

Acquisitions editor Sian Hunter traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan, last week to attend the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) annual conference. It was a great opportunity to display some of our new and bestselling African American studies books. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our table! Here are some of the books we brought … Continue reading African American Intellectual History Society 2019

Global Garveyism

“This is, by far, the most comprehensive and illuminating book to date concerning the unique phenomenon that is Garveyism. From the U.S. Midwest to Trinidad to Southern Africa to Australia, this volume sheds light relentlessly.”—Gerald Horne, author of The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and … Continue reading Global Garveyism

Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

“This lively collection shows how Florida has become a contested state for presidential politics and electoral votes in recent elections, focusing on how Donald Trump won Florida in 2016.”—Gregory L. Schneider, author of The Conservative Century: From Reaction to Revolution “Florida, as the nation’s largest presidential swing state, was a significant stop on the road to … Continue reading Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

Broadway, Balanchine, and Beyond

“A behind-the-scenes glimpse into the fascinating and challenging world of New York City Ballet under Balanchine. It is also a compelling portrait of a dancer’s career and a testament to the many places a love of dance can take you.”—Suzannah Friscia, former assistant editor, Dance Magazine and Pointe “A gift to everyone who cares about the professional and … Continue reading Broadway, Balanchine, and Beyond

Dancing with Merce Cunningham

“In her insightful debut, former dancer Preger-Simon, a close friend and contemporary of the late choreographer Merce Cunningham (1919–2009), gives readers an unparalleled view of a modern dance genius. . . . A sweet treat for dance and theater aficionados, as well as anyone interested in the arts."—Publishers Weekly “Many dancers find that they understand better … Continue reading Dancing with Merce Cunningham

Summer and Fall 2019 Internships at the University Press of Florida

We are now accepting applications for our Summer and Fall 2019 internship program!   ARE YOU A STUDENT IN GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT BOOK AND JOURNAL PUBLISHING? APPLY FOR A SUMMER OR FALL INTERNSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA! WE ARE SEEKING INTERNS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: ACQUISITIONS EDITORIAL, DESIGN, … Continue reading Summer and Fall 2019 Internships at the University Press of Florida

2018 Florida Book Award Winners

Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established in 2006 to celebrate the best Florida literature. We are pleased to announce our four award-winning books in this year’s competition. RICHARD E. RICE GOLD MEDAL FOR VISUAL ARTS William Morgan: Evolution … Continue reading 2018 Florida Book Award Winners