New Paperback Release: Creole Renegades

Caribbean Philosophical Association Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Outstanding Book Award Caribbean Studies Association Barbara T. Christian Literary Award, Honorable Mention “[An] engaging, wide-ranging treatise on self-exiled Caribbean writers. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice  “Outstanding. . . . The depth of its historical knowledge and its sustained critique of near-sacrosanct ideas of the Caribbean make this a … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Creole Renegades

New Paperback Release: Black Well-Being

Canadian Association for American Studies Robert K. Martin Book Prize "A valuable resource. . . . Stone gives space to both fugitive and free black writers, canonical and obscure, essay and narrative, in an effort to revisit the terms of the canon and the boundaries of the black literary as it is understood for the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Black Well-Being

New Paperback Release: NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

American Astronautical Society Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award “Those interested in the effects of the Civil Rights Movement upon NASA’s policies, specifically in the South, should begin with this anthology.”—Journal of African American History “This book is important because it pushes beyond . . . well-known intersections between space exploration and civil rights and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

New Paperback Release: Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc., C. Calvin Smith Book Award “Young . . . looks at both sides of Church’s personality, and he has painted Church’s image onto the larger canvas of African American political struggle.”—Journal of American History  “An enlightening local study of racial politics in a Southern city. Written in concise, … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

New Paperback Release: Race, Place, and Memory

“Simply put, in cultural, political, and social environments rife with debates and disputes regarding Confederate-themed commemorative and celebratory statues and monuments in public venues, Mulrooney’s book deserves wide attention. . . . Essential.”—Choice   “Race, Place, and Memory should push more historians to think about the locales in which public memory is contested ground.”—H-Net   “A well-researched and well-documented … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Race, Place, and Memory

New Paperback Release: Istwa across the Water

Honorable Mention, Latin American Studies Association Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Isis Duarte Book Prize "Provides a powerful reminder that we cannot divorce history from the multiple and sometimes conflicting stories we tell about the past, empirically true or not, and that belief systems, like Vodou, are central to how we understand collective histories. . . . … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Istwa across the Water

Intern Guest Post: Shifting Academia through Scholarship

Written by Kiara Thompson, NEH SHARP student assistant, Spring 2022 My experience at the Press has informed my future career goals by showing me that there are people in the publishing world who are willing and want to be a part of scholarship that is shifting academia. Shifting it in a way that creates a … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Shifting Academia through Scholarship