Activist Archaeology: A Reading List

Emphasizing the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe, the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) has chosen “Raise UP” as the theme for this year’s University Press Week. University Press of Florida is a proud member of AUPresses, … Continue reading Activist Archaeology: A Reading List

Meredith Morris-Babb Retires from University Press of Florida

After 24 years with the University Press of Florida (UPF), acquisitions editor and former director Meredith Morris-Babb will retire on October 1, 2020. Beginning her publishing career with William C. Brown Publishing and having also served as acquisitions editor at the University of Tennessee Press, Babb joined UPF in 1996 as editor-in-chief and became director … Continue reading Meredith Morris-Babb Retires from University Press of Florida

6 Ways You Can Help Immigrants Facing Detention and Deportation

As part of the eighth annual University Press Week, we are highlighting the work of Carl Lindskoog, author of Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World’s Largest Immigration Detention System. This year's UP Week theme—“Read. Think. Act.”—emphasizes the role that scholarly publishers play in moving national and international conversations forward on … Continue reading 6 Ways You Can Help Immigrants Facing Detention and Deportation

A Day on the River with UPF Staff

Today we’re joining the Association of University Presses in honoring the memory of Mark Saunders, director of the University of Virginia Press, who passed away in May. This post is part of a blog tour highlighting people like Saunders whose dedication, expertise, and humanity drive the important work of scholarly publishing at university presses around the … Continue reading A Day on the River with UPF Staff