University Press Blogs: The Week in Review

Our occasional roundup of university press blogs:

A gay liberationist looks at gay marriage on the Cambridge University Press blog.

A video from the Harvard University Press blog: Serena Mayeri discusses her book Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution.

The Indiana University Press blog continues its excellent recap of the annual meeting of the American Association of University Presses with a look at discussions of governance practices.

Sarah Sobieraj, author of Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism, comments on the misguided emphasis activists often place on mainstream media attention via the New York University Press blog.

The Oxford University Press blog features Dario Salvucci on the multitasking mind.

Peter J. Dougherty, director of Princeton University Press, pays his respects to Herbert S. Bailey, who directed the press from 1954 to 1986.

Joe Mathews and Mark Paul, authors of California Crackup on the low expectations for the state budget on the University of California Press blog.

The University of Chicago Press blog looks at the forthcoming film adaptation of Ivo Andric’s The Bridge on the Drina.

The University of Hawai’i Press blog announces the launch of their new website!

An alternate universe of e-publishing is explored at the University of Illinois University Press blog.

An interview with Jennifer Gabrys, author of Digital Rubbish: A Natural of Electronics via the University of Michigan Press blog.

The University of Nebraska Press features an with Judy Muller about her book on rural newspapers.

Stanley R. Riggs on the Importance of Protecting North Carolina’s Coast on the University of North Carolina Press blog.

The University of Pennsylvania Press blog explains how a medieval studies book inspired a Philadelphia metal/hardcore punk/noise band.

Mr. Marilyn Monroe? The Yale University Press blog on Jerome Charyn’s new book on Joe DiMaggio.

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