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October 02, 2015

Our authors have some great events planned for October. Hope you can make it to one!

Microgroove10/2: Book Launch Celebration! See John Corbett in Conversation with Mats Gustafsson for his new book Microgroove.
8pm, Constellation
3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

10/3: John Corbett discusses Microgroove with a performance by Chicago-based cellist, composer and educator Tomeka Reid.
3pm, Seminary Co-op...

October 01, 2015

It’s October and fall is finally, officially, here. We have quite a long list of books coming out this month! This means, of course, lots of new reading material to consume along with a piece of pumpkin pie or mug of apple cider. Here are the (varied, many) books to watch for this month:

Sablin cover image, 6047-6Nadia Sablin’s lyrical and evocative photographs in Aunties:The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila capture the small details and daily rituals of her septuagenarian aunts in a small Russian village. 7th winner of the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, these color photographs document the lives of Sablin’s two aunts, sisters in Northwest...

September 30, 2015

Riots in the streets, the emergence of transgender issues, defiant political gestures against racism: events that you might not associate with the founding of an academic journal. In what follows, we will explore the foundation stories of some Duke University Press journals to see what circumstances led to the founding of each journal. This post is a part of our current Journals Publishing Series.

ddsaq_114_3SAQ: South Atlantic Quarterly

The South Atlantic Quarterly, founded at Duke University in 1901 when...

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