In Memory of Jerry Uelsmann

We are saddened to share the news that Jerry Uelsmann, University Press of Florida author, University of Florida emeritus photography professor, and groundbreaking surrealist photo artist, has passed away at age 87.Uelsmann pioneered darkroom techniques for layering film negatives to create absorbing and otherworldly black-and-white photomontages. His many photo collections published with the University Press … Continue reading In Memory of Jerry Uelsmann

Announcing Our Spring 2022 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between March and August 2022.Highlights from the forthcoming season include rare accounts of Cuban migration in the words of the exiles themselves, a study of how community journalism protects us from fake news, NASA's research on life sciences in space, the biography of an educational activist and Black studies … Continue reading Announcing Our Spring 2022 Season

University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

The University Press of Florida has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand the Press’s publications in African American Studies (AAS) and Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS).The grant will support the Press’s project “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing,” enabling the Press to increase its capacity … Continue reading University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

Announcing Our Fall 2021 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between September 2021 and February 2022. Highlights from the forthcoming season include a literary collection from contemporary Latinx writers in Florida, the first photographic history of the early years of NASA's Space Shuttle program, a journey through the Caribbean's Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, essays … Continue reading Announcing Our Fall 2021 Season

Announcing Our Spring 2021 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between March and August 2021. Highlights from the forthcoming season include a journey to explore the diversity and complexity of Florida today, a portrait of the threatened Florida scrub-jay, an anthology of environmental writing about the Gulf South region, a personal look inside a professional ballet dancer’s … Continue reading Announcing Our Spring 2021 Season

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

“Combines rich statistical sources with stories of workers’ lives to provide an innovative analysis of the rise of São Paulo in the first few decades of the twentieth century. Essential reading for anyone interested in modern Latin America, and in the immigration and urban history of the Western Hemisphere.”—Joel Wolfe, author of Autos and Progress: The … Continue reading Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Archaeology in Dominica

“Brings together scholars who are investigating the colonial project on the heretofore overlooked island of Dominica. With its unique history as a Kalinago reserve, and then as a nominally French, then British colony, Dominica is deserving of this treatment as we seek to better understand the range of experiences in the colonial project of the … Continue reading Archaeology in Dominica

In Memory of Bill Belleville

Beloved author and documentary filmmaker Bill Belleville, whose work explored and celebrated the natural world in Florida, has passed away. Belleville authored three books with University Press of Florida, beginning with Losing It All to Sprawl: How Progress Ate My Cracker Landscape, which chronicles how he came to rediscover and love his historic Cracker farmhouse … Continue reading In Memory of Bill Belleville

New Editors-in-Chief of Bioarchaeology International Journal

The University of Florida Press is pleased to announce that Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug and Dr. Siân E. Halcrow have been appointed the new coeditors-in-chief of Bioarchaeology International. This journal, which has been led to date by the founding coeditors-in-chief, Dr. Brenda J. Baker and Dr. Sabrina C. Agarwal, is the flagship journal for the … Continue reading New Editors-in-Chief of Bioarchaeology International Journal