Authors in the 2022-2023 Florida Humanities Speakers Bureau

We are proud to have many of our authors included in the 2022-2023 Florida Humanities Speakers Bureau and Florida Talks program. If you are a Florida nonprofit organization, don't miss this opportunity to host engaging speakers for presentations on a wide variety of topics related to the history and culture of our state. Visit the … Continue reading Authors in the 2022-2023 Florida Humanities Speakers Bureau

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida and the UF Press proudly present some of our recent award-winning books and authors. The Insubordination of Photography: Documentary Practices under Chile's DictatorshipÁngeles Donoso Macaya Latin American Studies Association Historia Reciente y Memoria Section Best Book Prize Latin American Studies Association Visual Culture Section Best Book Prize The Insubordination of … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Bertha Maxwell-Roddey

“An excellent biography reflective of the great contributions of Maxwell-Roddey to K–12 Black education, higher education, and African American studies. A beautifully written tribute to one of the most consequential Black educators of our time. Well balanced in historical execution and tone, this book will stand the test of time.”—Derrick P. Alridge, coeditor of The Black … Continue reading Bertha Maxwell-Roddey

Announcing Our Fall 2022 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between September 2022 and February 2023.Highlights from the forthcoming season include the origin story of a groundbreaking Allman Brothers Band album; the multilayered tale of the Cuban sandwich; profiles of influential Black women activists at a historic moment; essays on the intertwined history, literature, and culture of Cuba and … Continue reading Announcing Our Fall 2022 Season

New Paperback Release: Black Well-Being

Canadian Association for American Studies Robert K. Martin Book Prize "A valuable resource. . . . Stone gives space to both fugitive and free black writers, canonical and obscure, essay and narrative, in an effort to revisit the terms of the canon and the boundaries of the black literary as it is understood for the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Black Well-Being

Bloomsday 2022: 100 Years of Ulysses

Readers and scholars of the writer James Joyce are marking the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ulysses on June 16, the day on which the novel takes place in 1904. Bloomsday 2022 marks not only the 100th anniversary, but also a major milestone for the Florida James Joyce Series. After having guided the series through the … Continue reading Bloomsday 2022: 100 Years of Ulysses

Marge and Julia

“This brilliant epistolary conversation reveals the deep, forthright bond between Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her publisher’s daughter, Julia Scribner Bigham—two remarkable women who sought to create and live meaningful lives, even in the shadow of a world war. Marge and Julia is a most welcome contribution to both American literary history and the literature of … Continue reading Marge and Julia

New Paperback Release: NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

American Astronautical Society Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award “Those interested in the effects of the Civil Rights Movement upon NASA’s policies, specifically in the South, should begin with this anthology.”—Journal of African American History “This book is important because it pushes beyond . . . well-known intersections between space exploration and civil rights and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Introducing Our New NEH SHARP Student Assistant

We’re pleased to introduce our newest student assistant, Maricarmen Torres Medina. Maricarmen is joining us this summer alongside continuing student assistant Prajakta Gupte for our “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing” initiative, made possible by a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Our … Continue reading Introducing Our New NEH SHARP Student Assistant