Kwilecki developed his visual ideas in series of photographs of high school proms, prison hog killings, shade-tree tobacco farming, factory work, church life, the courthouse.
In this video, Bland Simpson reads from his epic tale of race and war, “Two Captains from Carolina,” at UNC’s Bull’s Head Bookshop, November 13, 2012.
It’s a Twitter event! This Wednesday, December 12, from 9-10 pm EST join @LoriRotskoff, @uncpressblog, and @MamaDramaNY for a Twitter celebration and discussion of the 40th anniversary of Free to Be…You and Me, the popular nonsexist children’s album/book/TV special that has helped shape the childhoods and parenting practices of generations.
While there’s no doubt that the print runs and advances are smaller here, the world of university press publishing is hardly less complicated than its corporate cousins; nor is it less open to risk and reward. In fact, the challenges that university presses face are leading to a new spirit of entrepreneurship and putting a spotlight on the critical role they play in the academic and publishing ecosystems.
Blog posts from the fourth day of University Press week, featuring posts from Princeton University Press, Indiana University Press, Fordham University Press, Texas A&M University Press, and Georgetown University Press.
Blog posts from the third day of University Press Week, featuring guest posts from University of Chicago Press, University of Minnesota Press, University of Illinois Press, University of Nebraska Press, and Syracuse University Press.
Blog posts from the second day of University Press Week, with links to posts at MIT Press, University of California Press, University of Hawai’i Press, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, and the University Press of Florida.
Welcome to the first annual University Press Week! Taking place November 11-17, 2012, University Press Week highlights the extraordinary work of university presses and their many contributions to culture, the academy, and an informed society. It is sponsored by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP).
Liveblog of UNC Press’s weekend at the Southern Festival of Books October 12-14, 2012, Nashville, TN. Featuring authors, mistaken identity, great food, and gale-force winds.
Slideshow and interview with Eric L. Muller, editor of Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II.
Harnett County, North Carolina, celebrates native son and Pulitzer-Prize winning dramatist Paul Green this weekend with the Paul Green Festival. UNC Press is proud to publish many of Green’s plays, stories, and letters, including many books brought back into print recently through our Enduring Editions program.
Explore the drawings on paper of artist Thornton Dial through a new book edited by Bernard L. Herman and exhibition and events at Ackland Art Museum through 1 July 2012.
An excerpt from a recent interview with John L. Brooke at the blog American Talleyrand, plus information about a September bus tour based on Brooke’s book, Columbia Rising.
If you’re in the Triangle over the next week, we’ve got so many great events lined up we can keep your dance card full! Book talk & Nature Walk with David Blevins and Michael P. Schafale Wild North Carolina: Discovering the Wonders of Our State’s Natural Communities Sunday, April 3, 2011 3:00 PM North Carolina …
This week, the Innovate@Carolina series brings some exciting events related to entrepreneurship to UNC. Chancellor Holden Thorp, author (with Buck Goldstein) of Engines of Innovation: The Entrepreneurial University in the Twenty-First Century, is a member of President Obama’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Other members of the NACIE will be on hand on …