Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

“The most inclusive, informative, and up-to-date volume I have seen regarding science and culture in Latin America. An excellent choice for both the classroom and the individual researcher.”—Jerry Hoeg, coauthor of Reading and Writing the Latin American Landscape “What is the role played by Latin America in the formation of global science? What is the role … Continue reading Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

Intern Guest Post: Books to Watch For in 2020

Written by Kaylyn Ling, editorial, design, and production intern at the University Press of Florida This past fall, I worked with a number of fascinating titles as an intern in the EDP department. I was constantly impressed by each author’s rich contributions to their field, as well as the insight and innovation of their editors and … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Books to Watch For in 2020

Documenting the Undocumented

"While the U.S. immigration 'debate' turns strident in media circles, Caminero-Santangelo intervenes with a call to read carefully the more complex stories that define us as human and humane."--Debra A. Castillo, coeditor of Mexican Public Intellectuals "This insightful study brings together Latino fiction, journalistic books, and autobiographical accounts to consider how undocumented people are portrayed … Continue reading Documenting the Undocumented

Afro-Latin America – New Volume

The rise of Afro-Latin American social movements is the basis of a new book, edited by Syracuse University professors Kwame Dixon and John Burdick. “Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America” (University Press of Florida, 2012) is a collection of original essays detailing the experience of blackness and cultural difference, black political mobilization and state responses to … Continue reading Afro-Latin America – New Volume