Last weekend UPF director Meredith Babb and acquisitions editor Erika Stevens traveled to Seattle to display books and chat with archaeologists at the Society for Historical Archaeology’s 2015 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. They brought tons of UPF books in historical and maritime archaeology, and the books flew off our tables! Check out some photos taken … Continue reading Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2015
In honor of last month’s Southern Historical Association meeting, we are proud to present a lineup of titles in Southern History published by the University Press of Florida in the past year. We displayed these titles at our booth just a few weeks ago at the SHA meeting in Atlanta. The Year in Review: … Continue reading Southern Historical Association 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
As fall rolls along, our authors continue to impress with their stunning books. Over 100 news stories and magazine articles talked about our books with great excitement. With all of these reviews and tons of author events, October turned into something of an Authoberfest. We celebrate just some highlights below. “From intimate wildlife close-ups … Continue reading October Review Roundup: Authoberfest
With autumn's arrival, our authors' works have caught the attention of reviewers seeking adventure. Whether encouraging outdoor recreation, guiding indoor activities, or simply providing an escape, our books offer just what everyone's looking for this fall: a taste of nature, a bit of history, and a whole lot of inspiration. Below we've highlighted just a … Continue reading September Review Roundup: Autumn Adventures
Check out some highlights from reviews UPF books have received this past month! Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair with Florida by Andrew Furman “Furman charms his audience. . . . The writings are enlightening, even captivating.”—Library Journal Miami for Families: A Vacation Guide for Parents and Kids by Laura Albritton “I was at … Continue reading Review Roundup: April 2014
We are pleased to announce the publication of four brand-new books in literature and archaeology: The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention by Sonja Stephenson Watson Fresh from the printer, this book was a huge success at the University of Florida’s Conference of the Center for Latin American Studies … Continue reading New books for April!
We hope you enjoy these highlights from reviews our books received last month. You’ll also catch a few glimpses of what our authors have been up to lately. Take a look! In a recent Tampa Bay Times op-ed, Brandon Haught looks at science education in Florida’s private schools. Haught is the author of the … Continue reading March 2014 Review Roundup: UPF Books in the News!