The Marketeers Club: January Exhibit Round Up

Emily Giller is the Advertising and Exhibits Coordinator in the marketing department. 

American Historical Association (AHA)

January 7-10, 2016 (Atlanta, GA)

UNP conference attendees: Alisa Plant, Editor in Chief; Bridget Barry, History Editor

“The AHA is always a complete talkfest. I enjoyed talking with people about their work and look forward to seeing some of these conversations result in UNP books down the road. Many people stopped by the booth to congratulate me on my move to Nebraska!”—Alisa Plant

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“The University of Nebraska Press attended the 130th annual meeting of the American Historical Association, held this year in Atlanta, Georgia. Attendance was nearly 4000, and the conference theme of ‘Global Migrations: Empires, Nations, and Neighbors’ resulted in a wide range of panels and paper topics. The Press would like to extend its congratulations to Emily Levine for winning the J. Franklin Jameson Award for her book Witness.”—Bridget Barry

Books with the most buzz:

Deco Body, Deco City: Female Spectacle and Modernity in Mexico City, 1900–1939 by Ageeth Sluis

Dressing for the Culture Wars: Style and the Politics of Self-Presentation in the 1960s and 1970s by Betty Luther Hillman

Falafel Nation: Cuisine and the Making of National Identity in Israel by Yael Raviv

Colonial Metropolis: The Urban Grounds of Anti-Imperialism and Feminism in Interwar Paris by Jennifer Anne Boittin

Carolyn D. won $200 worth of books from our register to win.

 

Linguistic Society of America (LSA)

January 7-10, 2016 (Washington, D.C.)

UNP conference attendee: Heather Stauffer, Editorial Assistantstenzel jacket.indd

“The Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas exhibit drew puzzled glances and interested scholars, especially when they noticed the connection between Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas university presses.  Several people stopped (literally in their tracks) to comment on the great book covers on display.”—Heather Stauffer

Books with the most buzz:           

A Reference Grammar of Kotiria (Wanano) by Kristine Stenzel

A Grammar of Creek (Muskogee) by Jack B. Martin with the assistance of Margaret McKane Mauldin and Juanita McGirt

 Phil D. won $150 worth of books from our register to win.