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Fordham University Press publishes sixty to seventy scholarly books annually in the fields of anthropology, classics, communications, the fine arts, history, literary studies, philosophy, political theory, religion, sociology, sociobiology, and theology, with a particular emphasis on creatively interdisciplinary work. Fordham University Press also has a long history of publishing books focusing on the New York region.

Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death, by Marc Crépon, translated by Michael Loriaux and Jacob Levi,...
05/17/2019
Murderous Consent

Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death, by Marc Crépon, translated by Michael Loriaux and Jacob Levi, with a foreword by James Martel #NewRelease

Murderous Consent details our implication in violence we do not directly inflict but in which we are structurally complicit: famines, civil wars, political r...

A Theology of Failure: Žižek against Christian Innocence, by Marika Rose #NewRelease
05/15/2019
A Theology of Failure

A Theology of Failure: Žižek against Christian Innocence, by Marika Rose #NewRelease

Everyone agrees that theology has failed; but the question of how to understand and respond to this failure is complex and contested. Against both the radica...

The American Museum of Natural History and How It Got That Way, by Colin Davey, with Thomas A. Lesser #NewRelease #AMNH
05/14/2019
The American Museum of Natural History and How It Got That Way

The American Museum of Natural History and How It Got That Way, by Colin Davey, with Thomas A. Lesser #NewRelease #AMNH

The American Museum of Natural History is one of New York City’s most beloved institutions, and one of the largest, most celebrated museums in the world. S...

The Singular Voice of Being: John Duns Scotus and Ultimate Difference, by Andrew LaZella #NewRelease
05/13/2019
The Singular Voice of Being

The Singular Voice of Being: John Duns Scotus and Ultimate Difference, by Andrew LaZella #NewRelease

The Singular Voice of Being reconsiders John Duns Scotus’s well-studied theory of the univocity of being in light of his less explored discussions of ultim...

Symbols of Redemption in Paris and New York #SacredShelter Susan Celia Greenfield Catholic Charities of NY CatholicNY  h...
05/09/2019

Symbols of Redemption in Paris and New York #SacredShelter Susan Celia Greenfield Catholic Charities of NY CatholicNY http://ow.ly/YJMz30oGzfe #ReadUP #TurnItUP #ThursdayThoughts #ThankfulThursday

A Worldly Affair: New York, the United Nations, and the Story Behind Their Unlikely Bond, by Pamela Hanlon #NewInPaper
05/08/2019
A Worldly Affair

A Worldly Affair: New York, the United Nations, and the Story Behind Their Unlikely Bond, by Pamela Hanlon #NewInPaper

For more than seven decades, New York City and the United Nations have shared the island of Manhattan, living and working together in a bond that has been li...

Celebrating Teresa Fiore, author of Pre-Occupied Spaces, on May 9th -- Join us in commemorating exclusive works from the...
05/08/2019
Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy’s Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Celebrating Teresa Fiore, author of Pre-Occupied Spaces, on May 9th -- Join us in commemorating exclusive works from the Spring 2019 Philip V. Cannistraro Seminar Series in Italian American Studies @LauraRuberto #FordhamPress
https://calandrainstitute.org/events/pre-occupied-spaces-remapping-italys-transnational-migrations-and-colonial-legacies/

Teresa Fiore Montclair State University By examining Italy’s long history of worldwide emigration in light of the country’s own colonial legacies and the contemporary transnational migrations direc…

Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage, by Maggie Vinter #NewRelease
05/07/2019
Last Acts

Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage, by Maggie Vinter #NewRelease

Last Acts argues that the Elizabethan and Jacobean theater offered playwrights, actors, and audiences important opportunities to practice arts of dying. Psyc...

Brooklyn Bridge Park: A Dying Waterfront Transformed, by Joanne Witty and Henrik Krogius #NewInPaper
05/07/2019
Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park: A Dying Waterfront Transformed, by Joanne Witty and Henrik Krogius #NewInPaper

A major social and political phenomenon of how a community overcame overwhelming opposition and obstacles to build the Brooklyn Bridge Park. Stretching along...

Arturo Chang and Audrey Nicolaides will discuss Marc Crepon's Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death a...
05/06/2019

Arturo Chang and Audrey Nicolaides will discuss Marc Crepon's Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death at Northwestern on May 13th

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05/05/2019

ow.ly/PogN30oDS2G @jennyschuessler @nytimes #WhoseMiddleAges? @FordhamPress @KzooICMS #ReadUP #TurnItUP
#Kzoo2019

Fordham UP to Participate in Mellon-funded Sustainable History Monograph Pilot (SHMP) Kate O'Brien-Nicholson Fred Nachba...
05/04/2019

Fordham UP to Participate in Mellon-funded Sustainable History Monograph Pilot (SHMP) Kate O'Brien-Nicholson Fred Nachbaur Richard W. Morrison #TurnItUP #ReadUP #SHMP Inside Higher Ed #Monograph #OpenAcess

We are proud to announce that Midden by Julia Bouwsma is a semifinalist for receipt of the Julie Suk Award - an award th...
05/03/2019
Julie Suk Award - Jacar Press

We are proud to announce that Midden by Julia Bouwsma is a semifinalist for receipt of the Julie Suk Award - an award that celebrates outstanding literary work and its publishers! Julia Bouwsma Poets Out Loud #FordhamPress
http://jacarpress.com/suk-award/

Best book by a literary press. $500 prize. 2018 Long List Finalists Green Target by Tina Barr(Barrow Street Press) Secure…

RT @henkross: @Colorado_Review on my first book: “Xamissa is a powerful new text in contemporary postcolonial poetry, ...
05/01/2019
Xamissa | Center for Literary Publishing

RT @henkross: @Colorado_Review on my first book: “Xamissa is a powerful new text in contemporary postcolonial poetry, which builds both within and against the texts of history—that archive we’ve inherited.”
http://coloradoreview.colostate.edu/reviews/xamiss…

The move, of course, is a standard one within left-oriented postcolonial poetics, letting oppressed languages and peoples ostensibly speak back to or disrupt official discourse.

University presses are generally known for the ideas they bring to the world, not the dollars they bring in. Inside High...
05/01/2019
Stanford backs down -- for a year -- on ending support for university press

University presses are generally known for the ideas they bring to the world, not the dollars they bring in. Inside Higher Ed #ReadUP #SaveSUP Fred Nachbaur Kate O'Brien-Nicholson Richard W. Morrison AUPresses

Provost, who had said university was ending its support for university press this year, extends it for another year and suggests more support could be coming in the future. New approach comes amid widespread criticism.

Jacqueline Stevens, Michael Dillon and James Martel will discuss Marc Crepon's Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation o...
05/01/2019

Jacqueline Stevens, Michael Dillon and James Martel will discuss Marc Crepon's Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death at Northwestern on May 10th

RT @aupresses: The Association of University Presses stands in support of @stanfordpress. We have expressed our concern ...
05/01/2019
Association Stands in Support of Stanford University Press

RT @aupresses: The Association of University Presses stands in support of @stanfordpress. We have expressed our concern in a letter to @Stanford president & provost, offering resources to help forge a path forward. Read our letter: http://bit.ly/saveSUP

The Association of University Presses is a community of publishing professionals and institutions committed to the highest caliber of research-based scholarship. Together, we advocate for the fundamental role of scholarly publishing in achieving academic excellence and in cultivating and disseminati...

@CalandraItal presents Teresa Fiore, author of Pre-Occupied Spaces on May 9th -- Join us in commemorating exclusive work...
05/01/2019
Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy’s Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

@CalandraItal presents Teresa Fiore, author of Pre-Occupied Spaces on May 9th -- Join us in commemorating exclusive works from the Spring 2019 Philip V. Cannistraro Seminar Series in Italian American Studies @LauraRuberto #FordhamPress

https://calandrainstitute.org/events/pre-occupied-spaces-remapping-italys-transnational-migrations-and-colonial-legacies/

Teresa Fiore Montclair State University By examining Italy’s long history of worldwide emigration in light of the country’s own colonial legacies and the contemporary transnational migrations direc…

RT @aupresses: For a research university, a university press is an excellent investment in terms of return on both missi...
04/30/2019
UB Op-ed: Why a university press is a good investment - University Business Magazine

RT @aupresses: For a research university, a university press is an excellent investment in terms of return on both mission and allocated budget. #ReadUP @susanmpls and @darrinpratt80 in today's @universitybiz
http://universitybusiness.com/ub-op-ed-why-a…

At its core, university press publishing represents impressive stewardship and amplification of initial resource allocations, an extension of the institution’s brand to a variety of audiences, and the global advancement of research.

Don't forget to join us and distinguished panelists on May 2nd at the Calandra Italian American Institute to remember th...
04/30/2019
The Legacy of Louise DeSalvo

Don't forget to join us and distinguished panelists on May 2nd at the Calandra Italian American Institute to remember the legacy of Louise DeSalvo -- #PersonalEffects #FordhamPress #ItalianAmLit
https://calandrainstitute.org/events/the-legacy-of-louise-desalvo/

In 1996, Louise DeSalvo, acclaimed modernist scholar and Virginia Woolf biographer, published the memoir Vertigo, “the unlikely narrative of how a working-class Italian American girl became a criti…

Tonight at 7 p.m.! The Voices Up! Concert Series with @C4Ensemble  and @poets_out_loud at @FordhamNYC  #Poetry #NYC #Lin...
04/30/2019
Cycle 2 - April 2019

Tonight at 7 p.m.! The Voices Up! Concert Series with @C4Ensemble and @poets_out_loud at @FordhamNYC #Poetry #NYC #LincolnCenter #Music @BouwsmaJulia @henkross Kate O'Brien-Nicholson http://ow.ly/VltF30orHTY

C4 is excited to be partnering with Poets Out Loud, a community of poetry at Fordham University at Lincoln Center, for a concert of choral music with Fordham's Voices Up! concert series. C4 composers...

#TurnItUP! Sign the online petition today and #SupportSUP. #FreeInquiry #ReadUP Fred Nachbaur Kate O'Brien-Nicholson Ric...
04/29/2019
A University Press is a Vital Part of Stanford's Identity as a University. It is Not Meant to Be a Profit-Making Entity.

#TurnItUP! Sign the online petition today and #SupportSUP. #FreeInquiry #ReadUP Fred Nachbaur Kate O'Brien-Nicholson Richard W. Morrison

To President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell: A letter from members of the Stanford academic community has been circulating in support of Stanford University Press. We are members of the larger academic community who rely on the Press for our own work. We want to add our voices to thos...

RT @palumboliu: Friends of Stanford U Press.  Our petitions have reached 1600 signatures.  That's great. But we are just...
04/29/2019
David Palumbo-Liu on Twitter

RT @palumboliu: Friends of Stanford U Press. Our petitions have reached 1600 signatures. That's great. But we are just at the beginning of the struggle. Please stay tuned, stay engaged, and keep tweeting and sharing on all social media #SupportSUP http://pic.twitter.com/xl6OGwWnh8

“Friends of Stanford U Press. Our petitions have reached 1600 signatures. That's great. But we are just at the beginning of the struggle. Please stay tuned, stay engaged, and keep tweeting and sharing on all social media #SupportSUP”

04/26/2019

Remembering Louise DeSalvo -- Join us and distinguished panelists in commemorating the acclaimed scholar and author at the Calandra Italian American Institute on May 2nd! Laura E. Ruberto Nancy Caronia Edvige Giunta Personal Effects Italian American Lit Anthony Tamburri Fred Nachbaur #ChasingGhosts

A big THANK YOU to Book Culture: The Bookstore: The Musical for hosting Wednesday's discussion of Sacred Shelter: 13 Jou...
04/26/2019

A big THANK YOU to Book Culture: The Bookstore: The Musical for hosting Wednesday's discussion of Sacred Shelter: 13 Journeys of Homelessness and Healing edited by Susan Celia Greenfield
#FullHouse #NYC #ReadUP #TurnItUP Kate O'Brien-Nicholson Fred Nachbaur

04/26/2019
Poet's View: A glimpse of Luxury

Immerse yourself in very delicate cups of tea. #Luxury by Karin Gottshall Rutland Herald Poets Out Loud #Vermont #Spring #Wales #Tercet

Luxury

We're at #AAAS2019. Stop by and browse our latest books in #AsianAmerican studies! They're available at 30% off. #ReadUP...
04/26/2019

We're at #AAAS2019. Stop by and browse our latest books in #AsianAmerican studies! They're available at 30% off. #ReadUP Richard W. Morrison Kate O'Brien-Nicholson

We're at #UAA2019 with our newest offerings in urban studies. Stop by to say hi! Fred Nachbaur Kate O'Brien-Nicholson #R...
04/25/2019

We're at #UAA2019 with our newest offerings in urban studies. Stop by to say hi! Fred Nachbaur Kate O'Brien-Nicholson #ReadUP #TurnItUP

Join C4 Ensemble and Poets Out Loud for the Voices Up! Concert Series at Fordham University on April 30th at 7 p.m. #Poe...
04/23/2019
Cycle 2 - April 2019

Join C4 Ensemble and Poets Out Loud for the Voices Up! Concert Series at Fordham University on April 30th at 7 p.m. #Poetry #NYC #Music Julia Bouwsma Henk Rossouw Kate O'Brien-Nicholson http://ow.ly/XUr930orHOZ

C4 is excited to be partnering with Poets Out Loud, a community of poetry at Fordham University at Lincoln Center, for a concert of choral music with Fordham's Voices Up! concert series. C4 composers...

Fordham Press and Fred Nachbaur  is at #OAH19 with our distributor Ingram Content Group. Stop by to see our new titles!
04/05/2019

Fordham Press and Fred Nachbaur is at #OAH19 with our distributor Ingram Content Group. Stop by to see our new titles!

04/05/2019
NetGalley

Messy Eating: Conversations on Animals as Food is now on NetGalley #ReadUP

NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher.

Unknowing Fanaticism: Reformation Literatures of Self-Annihilation, by Ross Lerner #NewRelease
04/04/2019
Unknowing Fanaticism

Unknowing Fanaticism: Reformation Literatures of Self-Annihilation, by Ross Lerner #NewRelease

We may think we know what defines religious fanaticism: violent action undertaken with dogmatic certainty. But the term fanatic, from the European Reformatio...

04/04/2019
NetGalley

Queer as Camp: Essays on Summer, Style, and Sexuality is on NetGalley #ReadUP

NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher.

04/03/2019
NetGalley

The American Museum of Natural History and How It Got That Way is on NetGalley #ReadUP

NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher.

A feature on Hudson River Museum exhibition "The Color of the Moon: Lunar Painting in American Art" airs at 5pm on BBC W...
04/02/2019

A feature on Hudson River Museum exhibition "The Color of the Moon: Lunar Painting in American Art" airs at 5pm on BBC World News tonight. To order a copy of the richly illustrated catalog featuring essays and art from the exhibit, visit: https://bit.ly/2rQChqr Use discount code: MOON0419 at checkout for a 30% discount. #Moon #ReadUP #TurnItUP BBC News

Tune in to BBC World News tonight at 5pm for a feature on our exhibition "The Color of the Moon: Lunar Painting in American Art," which explores the relationship between art and lunar science in more than 60 works on view. #ColorOfTheMoon #HRMMoon http://ow.ly/xiUc30o3XIb

Lives of the Dead Poets: Keats, Shelley, Coleridge, by Karen Swann #NewRelease #LitZ
04/02/2019
Lives of the Dead Poets

Lives of the Dead Poets: Keats, Shelley, Coleridge, by Karen Swann #NewRelease #LitZ

Any reader engaging the work of Keats, Shelley, or Coleridge must confront the role biography has played in the canonization of each. Each archive is saturat...

Packed house at last night's celebration of the life of Aniket Jaaware with Ben Baer, Bruno Bosteels, Brent Edwards, Anu...
04/02/2019

Packed house at last night's celebration of the life of Aniket Jaaware with Ben Baer, Bruno Bosteels, Brent Edwards, Anupama Rao, and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak! ICLS #NYC

Happy 90th birthday #MilanKundera! Jason Wirth seeks to understand the place Milan Kundera calls “the universe of the ...
04/01/2019
Commiserating with Devastated Things

Happy 90th birthday #MilanKundera! Jason Wirth seeks to understand the place Milan Kundera calls “the universe of the novel” in Commiserating with the Devastated Things. Save 30% this week with coupon code KUNDERA0419 http://ow.ly/xCxy30ohyE4 Kate O'Brien-Nicholson

Commiserating with Devastated Things seeks to understand the place Milan Kundera calls “the universe of the novel.” Working through Kundera’s oeuvre as...

At 11AM today, visit Booth T5026 at #AWP19 to get a signed copy of Daneen Wardrop's "Cyclorama" Poets Out Loud
03/30/2019
Cyclorama

At 11AM today, visit Booth T5026 at #AWP19 to get a signed copy of Daneen Wardrop's "Cyclorama" Poets Out Loud

In a stunning cycle of persona poems, Daneen Wardrop offers us a panoramic view of the inner lives of those forgotten among the violence and strife of the Am...

At 2PM today, swing by Booth T5026 at #AWP19 to get a signed copy of Amy Catanzano's "Multiversal" Poets Out Loud
03/29/2019
Multiversal

At 2PM today, swing by Booth T5026 at #AWP19 to get a signed copy of Amy Catanzano's "Multiversal" Poets Out Loud

Multiversal, the second book by Amy Catanzano proposing a theory of quantum poetics, invites readers to explore the intersections between language, nature, s...

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