Healthcare in Latin America

“Bridges a significant gap in scholarship focused on healthcare in Latin America. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the essays demonstrate the significant role healthcare and public health programs played in the construction of nation-states, identity, international relations, migration, and dissemination of scientific knowledge throughout Latin America.”—Heather McCrea, author of Diseased Relations: Epidemics, Public Health, and State-Building in … Continue reading Healthcare in Latin America

Jewish Experiences across the Americas

“Opens new avenues of discovery and inquiry into the Jewish experience. Spanning both the centuries and the diverse geography of the Jewish presence in the Americas, this volume provides the reader with a greater appreciation for the historical, political, and cultural forces that helped to shape societies on global and local levels.”—Darrell B. Lockhart, editor … Continue reading Jewish Experiences across the Americas

Bertha Maxwell-Roddey

“An excellent biography reflective of the great contributions of Maxwell-Roddey to K–12 Black education, higher education, and African American studies. A beautifully written tribute to one of the most consequential Black educators of our time. Well balanced in historical execution and tone, this book will stand the test of time.”—Derrick P. Alridge, coeditor of The Black … Continue reading Bertha Maxwell-Roddey

Introducing Our New NEH SHARP Student Assistant

We’re pleased to introduce our newest student assistant, Maricarmen Torres Medina. Maricarmen is joining us this summer alongside continuing student assistant Prajakta Gupte for our “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing” initiative, made possible by a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Our … Continue reading Introducing Our New NEH SHARP Student Assistant

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Caribbean Studies Association

This year’s CSA Conference is taking place virtually. Visit our virtual booth on the conference platform, or shop all our Caribbean titles on our website. Use code CSA22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Caribbean Studies Titles Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s exhibit … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Caribbean Studies Association

Intern Guest Post: A Look Inside Book Acquisitions

Written by Murielle LeMaire, NEH SHARP student assistant, Spring 2022  My second semester in graduate school was enhanced greatly by the opportunity to work with the Acquisitions Department at the University Press of Florida. The second semester is when things begin to get on a bit of a roll, and having this internship structured my … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: A Look Inside Book Acquisitions

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

The Archaeology of Race and Class at Timbuctoo

“Theoretically informed and methodologically balanced, this research represents the best of community and public archaeology and provides new insights into the lives of free African Americans in the North.”—Richard F. Veit, coauthor of The Archaeology of American Cemeteries and Gravemarkers   “A welcome addition to the emerging literature on the archaeology of African American communities in the North. … Continue reading The Archaeology of Race and Class at Timbuctoo

Introducing Our NEH SHARP Student Assistants

We’re pleased to introduce our new student assistants, Kiara Thompson, Murielle LeMaire, and Prajakta Gupte. They join us for our “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing” initiative, part of the Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Our sincere thanks to University … Continue reading Introducing Our NEH SHARP Student Assistants

University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

The University Press of Florida has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand the Press’s publications in African American Studies (AAS) and Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS).The grant will support the Press’s project “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing,” enabling the Press to increase its capacity … Continue reading University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America