Celebrating a Century of Excellence: The University of North Carolina Press Turns 100, Part Five

2022 marks the one hundred year anniversary of the founding of the University of North Carolina Press. This fourth blog post of a series of five is taken from an essay on the history of UNC Press written by Advancement Council member the Rev. David C. (Kirk) Brown, first delivered to the Pen and Plate Club of… Continue Reading Celebrating a Century of Excellence: The University of North Carolina Press Turns 100, Part Five

Celebrating a Century of Excellence: The University of North Carolina Press Turns 100, Part Four

2022 marks the one hundred year anniversary of the founding of the University of North Carolina Press. This fourth blog post of a series of five is taken from an essay on the history of UNC Press written by Advancement Council member the Rev. David C. (Kirk) Brown, first delivered to the Pen and Plate Club of… Continue Reading Celebrating a Century of Excellence: The University of North Carolina Press Turns 100, Part Four

A Century of Publishing: UNC Press

We are delighted to share the following video that’s been created to celebrate and commemorate the University of North Carolina Press’s centennial, A Century of Publishing: UNC Press.  Featured in the video are UNC Press authors Malinda Maynor Lowery, Blair L.M. Kelley, Glenda Gilmore, and Bland Simpson, as well as UNC Press Spangler Family Director John… Continue Reading A Century of Publishing: UNC Press

Celebrating a Century of Excellence: The University of North Carolina Press Turns 100, Part Three

2022 marks the one hundred year anniversary of the founding of the University of North Carolina Press. This third blog post of a series of five is taken from an essay on the history of UNC Press written by Advancement Council member the Rev. David C. (Kirk) Brown, first delivered to the Pen and Plate Club of… Continue Reading Celebrating a Century of Excellence: The University of North Carolina Press Turns 100, Part Three

Celebrating a Century of Excellence: The University of North Carolina Press Turns 100, Part One

2022 marks the one hundred year anniversary of the founding of the University of North Carolina Press. This first blog post of a series of five is taken from an essay on the history of UNC Press written by Advancement Council member the Rev. David C. (Kirk) Brown, first delivered to the Pen and Plate Club… Continue Reading Celebrating a Century of Excellence: The University of North Carolina Press Turns 100, Part One

UNC Press 100th Anniversary Celebration Remarks by John Sherer

On March 25th, UNC Press held its first in-person, public celebration of the anniversary of our centennial year at the Chapel Hill Public Library. The following is an edited version of the speech given by Spangler Family Director John Sherer that evening. I try to keep up on trends in university presses, so I do… Continue Reading UNC Press 100th Anniversary Celebration Remarks by John Sherer

The 1990 Brooks Hall Fire and 1993 Rededication: UNC Press Centennial Recollections

The following blog post was written by our current work study and Publicity Intern, Charity Frye. Since 1922, the University of North Carolina Press has published groundbreaking humanities scholarship on race, religion, gender, social justice, and more. Celebrating our 100th anniversary in 2022, the Press continues to illuminate the life of the mind by publishing… Continue Reading The 1990 Brooks Hall Fire and 1993 Rededication: UNC Press Centennial Recollections

Come Celebrate Our Centennial in Chapel Hill, NC on 3/25/22!

If you happen to be in the greater Research Triangle area of North Carolina on Friday, March 25, all are invited to attend an event celebrating our centennial year and the start of our second century! Please join us at the Chapel Hill Public Library, rain or shine in the outdoor area to the right… Continue Reading Come Celebrate Our Centennial in Chapel Hill, NC on 3/25/22!

Adrian Miller’s Top 5 Favorite UNC Press Books #UNCP100

In celebration of our centennial year, we’ve asked our authors to write some guest blog posts to help celebrate with us! We’re kicking off our centennial blog post series with a post from Adrian Miller, author of award-winning book Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue. In Black Smoke, Miller chronicles how Black… Continue Reading Adrian Miller’s Top 5 Favorite UNC Press Books #UNCP100

The Second Century of UNC Press

The Spring of 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of UNC Press. When the Press was founded as an independent not-for-profit—by faculty and staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—it was a pivotal event in the intellectual history of the South.  Prior to this, there was no secular publishing in the South. It was a visionary… Continue Reading The Second Century of UNC Press

On the Occasion of Our Centennial Year, Happy New Year!

2022 marks the year of our centennial—100 years since our founding in 1922, in which we’ve constantly grown and evolved as an organization with our publishing!  Follow us throughout the coming year for a cornucopia of centennial-themed content that will include guest blog posts from current and previously published authors, as well as friends of… Continue Reading On the Occasion of Our Centennial Year, Happy New Year!

Celebrating our 100th Anniversary with our Spring/Summer 2022 Seasonal Catalog!

It’s the year of our 100th Anniversary and our Spring/Summer 2022 seasonal catalog is here! Click the cover above, designed by our Associate Digital Marketing Manager Phillip Loken, to find a listing of our new books scheduled to be published between February and July 2022.  Feel free to scroll down the page and browse our new list, and… Continue Reading Celebrating our 100th Anniversary with our Spring/Summer 2022 Seasonal Catalog!