New GATORBYTE: Microbes to Ecosystems

The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. The stories chronicled in Gatorbytes span all colleges and units across the UF campus. They … Continue reading New GATORBYTE: Microbes to Ecosystems

Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: The Shark Attack Files

In April 2015, the University of Florida and the University Press of Florida launched Gatorbytes, a digital book series following the innovative research taking place at UF. Intended to pique the interests of the intellectually curious and to share the stories behind the discoveries being made at UF, the books are written by professional journalists.  “They know … Continue reading Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: The Shark Attack Files

New GATORBYTE: The Shark Attack Files

The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. The stories chronicled in Gatorbytes span all colleges and units across the UF … Continue reading New GATORBYTE: The Shark Attack Files

Handbook of Ceramic Animal Symbols in the Ancient Lesser Antilles

We are proud to announce the latest book in the Florida Museum of Natural History's Ripley P. Bullen Series, published by the University of Florida Press. "A true Amerindian bestiary. Illustrates the profound relationship between the Antillean zoomorphic iconology and the ideas, mythic traditions, and ideology behind them."--Arie Boomert, coauthor of The 1946 and 1953 … Continue reading Handbook of Ceramic Animal Symbols in the Ancient Lesser Antilles

Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

"Brings novel, synthetic insight to understanding a region that was a hub of water borne trade and an important locus of production for some of the Maya’s most valued crops."--Cynthia Robin, author of Everyday Life Matters: Maya Farmers at Chan "This one-of-a-kind volume shows us how important this region was to the ancient Maya with … Continue reading Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Gathering at Silver Glen

"A theoretically robust and engaging work."--Donald H. Holly Jr., author of History in the Making: The Archaeology of the Eastern Subarctic "An intellectual tour de force that provides a significant contribution to the literature on hunter-gatherer archaeology."--David G. Anderson, coeditor of Archaeology of the Mid-Holocene Southeast Broadening our understanding of southeastern hunter-gatherers who lived between … Continue reading Gathering at Silver Glen

Southeastern Archaeological Conference 2014

Last weekend, UPF director Meredith Babb and editor-at-large Judith Knight traveled up to Greenville, South Carolina for the 2014 meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference (SEAC). This year’s meeting had record-breaking attendance—and we took record numbers of UPF books with us to display! Between panel sessions and meetings with scholars, we were very busy selling books … Continue reading Southeastern Archaeological Conference 2014

The Land Ponce de Leon Found: La Florida Symposium Celebrates State’s 500th Anniversary

LA FLORIDA A VIVA FLORIDA 500 SPECIAL EVENT! JOIN US ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6 On Saturday, April 6, coinciding with the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de Leon’s arrival on Florida’s east coast, University Press of Florida (UPF) welcomes the public to attend La Florida, a commemorative symposium considering the world, culture and environment encountered … Continue reading The Land Ponce de Leon Found: La Florida Symposium Celebrates State’s 500th Anniversary