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April 14, 2014

JamesonToday is Fredric Jameson's 80th birthday. We thought we'd use the occasion to consider his vast influence on Duke University Press. Jameson is William A. Lane, Jr. Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of Romance Studies here at Duke University, where he has taught since 1985.

Former Executive Editor Reynolds Smith remembers when Duke was considering hiring Jameson. 

 "I remember vividly the excitement around Duke when it began to seem possible, even likely, that Fredric Jameson would come to the university to be part of its faculty. My friend and Duke University Press author, Gustavo Perez Firmat in...

April 10, 2014

April is National Poetry Month. Check out a couple of our newer poetry titles and some older ones, too!

978-0-8223-5587-8_prRafael Campo's Alternative Medicine is his sixth collection of poetry. These Lambda Literary Award nominated poems examine the primal relationship between language, empathy, and healing. Read "Band of Gold" on the Lambda Literary website, and check out this great profile of Campo on the PBS...

April 08, 2014

Library Relations
Our Library Relations team: (L to R) Kendall, Beth, and Kim

Our Library Relations team travels to conferences around the globe, including the United Kingdom Serials Group Annual Conference (UKSG), the International Federation of Library Associations Annual Conference (IFLA), and the Frankfurt Book Fair. If you come across a Duke University Press booth in your travels, we hope that you'll come say hello.

Kim Steinle, Library Relations and Sales Manager...

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