Books Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela Raúl Gallegos Highlighted in The Guardian: “Gallegos blends analysis with reportage, including a picaresque roadtrip with a Che Guevara lookalike—to show how Maduro inherited a mess and made it worse.” Doc, Donnie, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Standing Up To Colonial Power: The Livers of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud Renya K. Ramirez Review in Publishers Weekly: “Ramirez (Gender, Belonging, and Native American Women) employs her professional skills as an anthropologist to tell the story … Continue reading News and Reviews
The Journals: Management and Publishing Solutions department (J:MaPS) monthly updates will inform you of the latest news including journal updates, editorial changes, and new issue releases. This month features our new relationship with the Association for Education in Journalism and … Continue reading News from Journals: A New Partnership with the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Harvey Perlman is currently a Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of Law, having stepped down after sixteen years of service as Chancellor of the University. Mythology and literature are replete with giants—characters that are physically larger … Continue reading Harvey Perlman on Warren K. Urbom
The Journals: Management and Publishing Solutions department (J:MaPS) is beginning a new adventure: exploring the world of blogging! This monthly J:MaPS update will inform you of the latest news including awards, editorial board changes, and new issue releases. This month’s … Continue reading News from Journals: Featuring Emily Wilbourne and more
The following message is from the Association of of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). January 30, 2017—President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily barring entry into the US by individuals from seven countries is contrary to the values held by libraries and presses, and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) stand unequivocally opposed to this immigration ban. The order blocks some members of our communities as well as students, researchers, authors, faculty, and their families from entering or returning to the United States if they are currently abroad … Continue reading Research Libraries, University Presses Oppose Trump’s Immigration Order
This Saturday the Smithsonian will open its newest branch, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), in Washington DC. The building itself is an architectural wonder, modeled after a wooden sculpture by the Yoruba artist Olowe of Ise. Inside, … Continue reading Reading List: National Museum of African American History and Culture
Brian E. Fogarty is Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Saint Catherine University, St. Paul, MN. He is the author of Fascism: Why Not Here? (Potomac Books, 2011) and War, Peace, and the Social Order. He currently blogs at befogarty.wordpress.com. Imagine this scenario: the … Continue reading From the desk of Brian E. Fogarty: Fascism in America?