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

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Latin American Studies Association

This year’s LASA Conference is taking place virtually. Our virtual booth is open through May 31, 2022. On our website, use code LASA22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Latin American and Caribbean Studies Titles Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s exhibit  Authors … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Latin American Studies Association

Latin American Studies Association 2021

The annual congress of the Latin American Studies Association will be held virtually this week. We are offering discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code LASA21 through June 30, 2021. Browse all books here. Need to know what’s new this year? View highlights below. Have a Book Idea? Our acquisitions editor for Latin American … Continue reading Latin American Studies Association 2021

Piecing Together a City’s History

By Molly Ball, author of Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo. This book is available at a discount price through June 30, 2021. Order here and use code LASA21 at checkout. Writing Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo was like finishing a jigsaw puzzle. Only instead of a box to show … Continue reading Piecing Together a City’s History

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! NASA and the Long Civil Rights MovementEdited by Brian C. Odom and Stephen P. Waring Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award Examining the ways in which NASA’s goal of space exploration both conflicted and aligned with the cause of racial equality, … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Images from Handmade in Cuba

Written by Ruth Behar, coeditor of Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía In the era of the pandemic, as toilet paper and other products have disappeared from store shelves, and as people have needed to stand in line for food in the United States, the shortages and rationing that … Continue reading Images from Handmade in Cuba

Update from the Editor: LASA 2020

Stephanye Hunter, University Press of Florida acquisitions editor for Latin American and Caribbean studies, shares her thoughts on LASA's virtual meeting and introduces the new and exciting titles in our LASA virtual booth. LASA 2020: A Virtual Congress Each academic conference has its own character, which is partly why it is so fun to be … Continue reading Update from the Editor: LASA 2020

Your Guide to Our 2020 LASA Latin American Studies Sale

The annual congress of the Latin American Studies Association will be held virtually this year. Although we were not able to see our readers and authors in person this year, you can still shop for our Latin American and Caribbean studies books in our virtual booth. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping … Continue reading Your Guide to Our 2020 LASA Latin American Studies Sale

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South, by Von Diaz, was named a finalist in the 2019 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards in the category of Literary or Historical Food Writing.       Gamble Rogers: … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Latin American Studies Association 2019

Acquisitions editor Stephanye Hunter traveled to Boston last weekend to attend the Latin American Studies Association Annual Congress. We displayed some of our new and bestselling Latin American studies books, and it was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth!   David S. Dalton, author of Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and … Continue reading Latin American Studies Association 2019