Category Archives: Events

December 15

The Marketeers Club: Fall Exhibit Roundup

Western History Association meeting (St. Paul, MN), Oct. 20-23 UNP conference attendees: Matt Bokovoy, Native Studies and Borderlands History Editor; Bridget Barry, History, Geography, and Environmental Studies Editor “The Western History Association meeting in St. Paul focused on public history in the American West, and also the teaching of western history in overall US History. […]

November 10

Author Brian Shellum at National Museum of African American History and Culture

Author Brian Shellum will speak as a panel member at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) during its very first military history symposium titled: “Double Victory: The African American Military Experience.” The panel is called “Remembering World War I” and will take place tomorrow from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in the Oprah Winfrey […]

October 20

O. Alan Weltzien Tours the Northwest

University of Montana–Western professor of English O. Alan Weltzien will be touring the Pacific Northwest from October 22 to November 5 with his new book, Exceptional Mountains: A Cultural History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes (Nebraska, 2016). Probing the relationship between Pacific Northwest volcanoes, regional identity, and outdoor recreation, Weltzien demonstrates how mountaineering is but one conspicuous example […]

May 09

BEA Preview

UNP AT BEA AND BOOKCON   The largest book-related event in North America, BookExpo America begins on May 11 and will conclude with BookCon on May 14. After two years in the Big Apple, this weekend of more excellent publishers, authors, librarians, and booksellers than any planet we currently communicate with will be held at […]

April 26

Book Launch at Indigo Bridge Books

Please join UNP at Indigo Bridge Books today from 5:30-7:00 p.m. for food and conversation over the release of Abolishing Freedom, co-edited by Marco Abel and Roland Végső. In this brisk and witty interrogation of freedom, author Frank Ruda argues that only rationalist fatalism can cure the contemporary sickness whose paradoxical name today is freedom. […]

April 08

The Marketeers Club: March Exhibit Round Up

Emily Giller is the Advertising and Exhibits Coordinator in the marketing department.  NINE March 9-12, 2016 (Tempe, AZ) UNP conference attendee: Rob Taylor, Sports Editor “We received many positive comments about George Gmelch’s Playing with Tigers, and sold all copies on hand.  Lots of interest in Michael Fallon’s forthcoming Dodgerland, which was helped by having […]

March 29

UNP at AWP

The University of Nebraska Press is ready to make a splash at the AWP16 Conference & Bookfair in Los Angeles, California. Below find a list of dates and times where you can meet our authors to have your books signed and writing-related questions answered. Author signings at booth 1401:   Patrick Madden Friday, April 1 from 1:00 […]

December 23

The Marketeers Club: November & December Exhibit Round Up

Emily Giller is the Advertising and Exhibits Coordinator in the marketing department.     American Society for Ethnohistory (ASE) November 4-8, 2015 (Las Vegas, NV) UNP conference attendee: Matt Bokovoy, Native Studies and Borderlands History Editor “The American Society for Ethnohistory conference in Las Vegas was well-attended, and the panels were very good this year. […]

December 02

UNL Publication Showcase

University Bookstore to Host Publication Showcase December 3, 2015, 4:30-6:00pm. The University Bookstore will have a number of authors on hand to sign copies of their new books during the afternoon of Thursday, December 3. Five of the authors are from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln community. The featured authors: Joy Castro, How Winter Began: Stories Parks […]

November 14

2015 Nebraska Book Award Winners

UNP would like to congratulate all of the 2015 Nebraska Book Award winners! These awards honor authors and publishers of books with a Nebraska connection published in 2014. Featured winning authors will read from their work and sign copies of their books today at the Celebration of Nebraska Books in Lincoln, Nebraska. Below we recognize the […]