University Press Roundup

Our semi-regular roundup of recent blog posts and features from other university presses:

Just in time for March Madness, Princeton University Press provides an interview with Tim Chartier on how math can be used to predict the winners of “March Mathness.”

At the University of North Carolina Press blog, guest blogger Karen L. Cox is disgusted with how Republican candidates are approaching the south as well as how MSNBC is covering the campaigns.

MIT Press celebrates Brain Awareness week with an interview of Olaf Sporns, Head of the Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at Indiana University Bloomington.

Beware the Ides of March! The University of Chicago Press looks at Julius Caesar’s modern legacy. Meanwhile, Oxford University Press uses the occasion to discuss the enduring romance of prophecy.

The University of Georgia Press is doing a series of videos highlighting authors in their Early American Places series. The second of these videos features Michele Reid-Vazquez discussing her book, The Year of the Lash.

At the University of Michigan Press blog, guest blogger Dennis Wild discusses the sad saga of the double-crested cormorant in America.

Beacon Broadside’s blog features a religious defense of love, homosexual as well as heterosexual (despite what Kirk Cameron may think) by guest blogger Jay Michaelson.

Harvard University Press takes a look back at Carol Gilligan’s landmark book In a Different Voice, one of the most important social science works of the 20th century.

Yale University Press explains the experience of publishing books about the Arab Spring while the events in the Middle East were actually taking place.

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