UNC Press September 2021 Author Events

Regina Bradley Chronicling StankoniaSeptember 2, 2021 | 5:30 pm ETMorehouse College Van GosseThe First ReconstructionSeptember 9, 2021 | 6 pm ETNew Bedford Whaling Museum’s Local History Guild Wyatt WilliamsSpringer MountainSeptember 11-12 (presentation: Sunday 9/12, 5pm CT, C-SPAN/731 Plymouth Court Stage)Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, IL Kristy Nabhan-WarrenMeatpacking AmericaSeptember 11-12 (presentation: Saturday 9/11, 5pm CT,… Continue Reading UNC Press September 2021 Author Events

UNC Press August 2021 Author Events

Jason VuicThe Swamp PeddlersMonday, August 2, 2021 | 6:00pm ETMid County Regional Library, Port Charlotte (in person) Michael TwittyRiceMonday, August 2, 2021 | 7:00pm ETAlexandria Library Jason VuicThe Swamp PeddlersTuesday, August 3, 2021 | 5:30pm ETCape Coral Historical Museum (in person) Adrian MillerBlack SmokeWednesday, August 4, 2021 | 6:30pm MTBoulder Book Store (in person) Jason VuicThe Swamp PeddlersWednesday,… Continue Reading UNC Press August 2021 Author Events

UNC Press July 2021 Author Events

Adrian MillerBlack SmokeThursday, July 1, 2021 | 6:45pm ETSmithsonian Associates Evening Lecture/Seminar Kent Masterson BrownMeade at GettysburgFriday, July 2, 2021 | 6:00pm ETGettysburg Heritage Center – in-person book talk and signing Heather BergPorn WorkTuesday, July 6, 2021 | 6:00pm ETP&P Live! Work, Inequality, Gender, and Capitalism in Modern America Panel Crystal WebsterBeyond the Boundaries of… Continue Reading UNC Press July 2021 Author Events

UNC Press June 2021 Author Events

Carolyn EastmanThe Strange Genius of Mr. OSunday, June 6 | 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PTThe Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s Book Breaks Adrian MillerBlack SmokeTuesday, June 8, 2021 | 5:00pm ET / 2:00pm PTPost & Courier Food book club James SmethurstBehold the LandTuesday, June 8, 2021 | 6:00pm ET / 3:00pm PTFlyleaf Books – Virtual event… Continue Reading UNC Press June 2021 Author Events

UNC Press May 2021 Author Events

Adrian MillerBlack SmokeSaturday, May 1, 2021 | 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ETNow Serving LA Lee PaceGood WalksTuesday, May 4, 2021 | 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PTFlyleaf Books Kevin WaiteWest of SlaveryWednesday, May 5, 2021 | 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PTThe Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, and the Research Department, Huntington Library Cathleen D.… Continue Reading UNC Press May 2021 Author Events

UNC Press April 2021 Author Events

Regina N. Bradley Chronicling StankoniaFriday, April 2, 2021 | 1:00pmHutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University – Virtual event with Bettina Love Anthea ButlerWhite Evangelical RacismThursday, April 8, 2021 | 6:00pmFlyleaf Books – Virtual event with Kate Bowler Mark BoonshoftAristocratic Education and the Making of the American RepublicThursday, April 8, 2021 |… Continue Reading UNC Press April 2021 Author Events

Upcoming Tour Dates for Anthea Butler, author of “White Evangelical Racism”

“Show[s] how evangelicals’ contemporary embrace of right-wing politics is rooted in its centuries-long problem with race. This scathing takedown of evangelicalism’s ‘racism problem’ will challenge evangelicals to confront and reject racism within church communities.”—Publishers Weekly Leading historian and public commentator Anthea Butler will be touring (virtually) to present her new book, White Evangelical Racism: The… Continue Reading Upcoming Tour Dates for Anthea Butler, author of “White Evangelical Racism”

UNC Press March 2021 Author Events

Carolyn EastmanThe Strange Genius of Mr. OWednesday, March 3, 2021 | 12:00amMassachusetts Historical Society – Virtual event with Sara Georgini Brianna TheobaldReproduction on the ReservationThursday, March 4, 2021 | 12:00pmAmerican Indian Studies Program @ Eastern Washington University – Virtual event Sharika D. CrawfordThe Last Turtlemen of the CaribbeanFriday, March 5, 2021 | 12:30pmNew Research on… Continue Reading UNC Press March 2021 Author Events

Upcoming Tour Dates with Karen L. Cox, Author of “No Common Ground”

“In her superb contribution to the history of the South, Cox targets the massive influence of the United Daughters of the Confederacy on Southerners in the late 1890s and beyond, especially in the area of monument building . . . . This is an invaluable study of all-too-frequently misplaced genealogical and regional venerations. Highly recommended… Continue Reading Upcoming Tour Dates with Karen L. Cox, Author of “No Common Ground”

UNC Press February 2021 Author Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events listed below are taking place virtually. Blake Hill-Saya, C. Eileen Watts WelchAaron McDuffie MooreTuesday, February 23, 2021 | 3:30pmDavid M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University & John Hope Franklin Research Center Regina BradleyChronicling StankoniaWednesday, February 24, 2021 | 7:30pmCharis Books & More – launch event with Kiese… Continue Reading UNC Press February 2021 Author Events

Author Interview: Lana Dee Povitz on Stirrings: How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice

In this Q&A, Siobhan Barco (@SiobhanBarco) speaks with author Lana Dee Povitz about her new book Stirrings: How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice, out this week from UNC Press. In the last three decades of the twentieth century, government cutbacks, stagnating wages, AIDS, and gentrification pushed ever more people into poverty,… Continue Reading Author Interview: Lana Dee Povitz on Stirrings: How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice

Happening this week: An online roundtable on Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution by Devyn Spence Benson

Black Perspectives, the blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), is hosting an online roundtable on Devyn Spence Benson’s Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution, published in 2016 by UNC Press. The roundtable begins on Monday, November 6, 2017, and concludes on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The roundtable will feature responses from Yesenia Barragan (Dartmouth College)… Continue Reading Happening this week: An online roundtable on Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution by Devyn Spence Benson

Happy Book Lovers Day: What We’re Reading Now

Happy Book Lovers Day! In honor of one of our favorite holidays, we’re sharing what we’re currently reading. Take a look below to see what’s striking our interest now. Continue Reading Happy Book Lovers Day: What We’re Reading Now

Elizondo Griest: All the Agents and Saints

Today is the official publication date of All the Agents and Saints by Stephanie Elizondo Griest. As we wish a happy book birthday to Stephanie and All the Agents and Saints, we wanted to share the  coverage that she’s been getting to keep our readers in the loop! Continue Reading Elizondo Griest: All the Agents and Saints

David Blevins on tour with North Carolina’s Barrier Islands

Heading to the North Carolina beach next week? David Blevins will be there too with North Carolina’s Barrier Islands: Wonders of Sand, Sea, and Sky! Stop by for an inspiring presentation on David’s writing journey and how he captures the wonder of the islands. Continue Reading David Blevins on tour with North Carolina’s Barrier Islands

AAUP 2017 Annual Meeting Recap

Several UNC Press members recently attended the Association of American University Presses 2017 Annual Meeting, held in Austin, TX. With more than 650 publishing professionals in attendance, the meeting connected and encouraged collaboration among university and scholarly presses. Continue Reading AAUP 2017 Annual Meeting Recap

UNC Press Summer Reading List

Happy Summer! In honor of the summer solstice, we’re posting our suggestions for your summer reading list. If you’re planning a fun tropical vacation or just heading to your neighborhood pool, UNC Press has your perfect summer read. Pick up a fun guidebook or new biography, and don’t forget about our 40% sale! Continue Reading UNC Press Summer Reading List

The History of Juneteenth: 5 Facts You Need to Know

Juneteenth is a celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation, given by President Abraham Lincoln, that declared freedom for all slaves in states still in rebellion. Continue Reading The History of Juneteenth: 5 Facts You Need to Know

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is a week away! Still looking for the perfect gift? Look no further than the UNC Press Father’s Day gift guide. We’ve compiled our best suggestions to match any dad’s interests. Continue Reading Father’s Day Gift Guide

Marianne Gingher: ABA Winter Institute 2015

Friendliness was the vibe of my entire experience at ABA’s Winter Institute. I’d expected to meet several North Carolina-based booksellers, but I wasn’t prepared for the tremendous interest booksellers from California, Montana, Colorado, North Dakota, Michigan, Massachusetts, Texas, and Ohio expressed. The thing was, they’d come to North Carolina, seen it with their own eyes, spent time here, liked what they saw, and clearly wanted to share a sense of that experience with their patrons. “Read these folks!” I told them. “You will get all sorts of perspectives on the state, from politics to lyrical meditations on its beauty.” Continue Reading Marianne Gingher: ABA Winter Institute 2015