Intern Guest Post: A Look Inside Book Acquisitions

Written by Murielle LeMaire, NEH SHARP student assistant, Spring 2022  My second semester in graduate school was enhanced greatly by the opportunity to work with the Acquisitions Department at the University Press of Florida. The second semester is when things begin to get on a bit of a roll, and having this internship structured my … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: A Look Inside Book Acquisitions

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Latin American Studies Association

This year’s LASA Conference is taking place virtually. Our virtual booth is open through May 31, 2022. On our website, use code LASA22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Latin American and Caribbean Studies Titles Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s exhibit  Authors … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Latin American Studies Association

Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away

Meet the author at these upcoming events!March 3, 7:00 p.m. | Midtown Reader, Tallahassee, FL | More infoMarch 9, 7:00 p.m. | Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL | More infoApril 9 | Word of South Festival, Tallahassee, FL | More info “A beautifully imagined, carefully researched, and masterfully edited oral history. Readers will share the struggles of those who made the … Continue reading Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away

The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas

For more on this book, read Rafael Ocasio's "The Sexual Politics of a Marielito Activist" and Angela L. Willis's "Continuities of Cuban Dissidence." “A welcome and needed work at a time when academia is reenvisioning its discursive fields. It breathes new life into Reinaldo Arenas’s literary corpus by treating it as a cultural object that … Continue reading The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas

Continuities of Cuban Dissidence

From Reinaldo Arenas to “Patria y vida” and Yunior García Aguilar By Dr. Angela L. Willis, coauthor of The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas: Queering Literature, Politics, and the Activist Curriculum. This book is available at a discount price through May 31, 2022. Order here and use code LASA22 at checkout.   Al pueblo cubano tanto en el exilio … Continue reading Continuities of Cuban Dissidence

The Sexual Politics of a Marielito Activist

Reinaldo Arenas as a Ground-Breaking Queer Writer By Rafael Ocasio, coauthor of The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas: Queering Literature, Politics, and the Activist Curriculum. This book is available at a discount price through May 31, 2022. Order here and use code LASA22 at checkout.   He knew prison, ostracism, exile, the many crimes typical of human vice; but … Continue reading The Sexual Politics of a Marielito Activist

The Lost Cinema of Mexico

“Offers fascinating readings of forgotten films of the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s. From female wrestlers to Black superstars and from chili westerns to family films, this book reveals a hidden cinematic world that will fascinate and educate Mexicanists, film scholars, and fans alike.”—Paul Julian Smith, author of Multiplatform Media in Mexico: Growth and Change Since 2010“Marvelous. … Continue reading The Lost Cinema of Mexico

Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film

“Presents an exquisite analysis of cinematic strategies of Brazilian cinema today, masterfully connecting films to the idea of a constructed hyper-masculinity. The book raises important points about Brazil’s current sociopolitical turn to the extreme right.”—Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira-Monte, author of Writing Identity: The Politics of Contemporary Afro-Brazilian Literature“An ambitious and theoretically sophisticated study. This veritable tour-de-force … Continue reading Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film

Reframing Media, Technology, and Culture in Latin/o America

In honor of the 2022 Modern Language Association Annual Convention, which took place earlier this January, we are highlighting a book series on media in Latin America published by the University of Florida Press. Reframing Media, Technology, and Culture in Latin/o America Edited by Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste; and Juan Carlos Rodríguez Reframing Media, Technology, and Culture … Continue reading Reframing Media, Technology, and Culture in Latin/o America

Home in Florida

Meet the writers! Check here for more information on upcoming events.Tuesday, November 16, 7:00 p.m. | Anjanette Delgado and Patricia Engel at the Doral YardSaturday, November 20, 6:00p.m. | Anjanette Delgado, Richard Blanco, Jennine Capó Crucet, Ariel Francisco, Ana Menéndez, Caridad Moro-Gronlier, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Achy Obejas, and Isvett Verde at the Miami Book Fair “Shimmering … Continue reading Home in Florida