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University of Washington Press Publisher of distinguished scholarly books and regional trade nonfiction in the Pacific Northwest. The Press traces its origins to 1915, when Edmond Meany's Governors of Washington, Territorial and State was issued.

The first book to bear the University of Washington Press imprint, an edition of The Poems of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey edited by Frederick M. Padelford, appeared in 1920. Since that time the Press has published approximately 4,400 books, of which about 1,400 are currently in print. Today we publish about seventy new titles each year. From the beginning the Press has reflected the University's

The first book to bear the University of Washington Press imprint, an edition of The Poems of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey edited by Frederick M. Padelford, appeared in 1920. Since that time the Press has published approximately 4,400 books, of which about 1,400 are currently in print. Today we publish about seventy new titles each year. From the beginning the Press has reflected the University's

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Join author Monica De La Torre and Gabriel Teodros in conversation live at Town Hall Seattle next Thursday. They're cele...
04/08/2022
Monica De La Torre with Gabriel Teodros

Join author Monica De La Torre and Gabriel Teodros in conversation live at Town Hall Seattle next Thursday. They're celebrating the launch of Monica's new book "Feminista Frequencies."

Buy your tickets here: http://ow.ly/Upsb50IvjGZ

Setup Email Reminder Your Email We'll send you a reminder when this event goes on sale! (close pop-up) Thu 4/14, 2022, 7:30pm Event Format:In-Person & Livestream Monica De La Torre with Gabriel Teodros Building Community Through Radio in the Yakima Valley BUY TICKETS $5 Thursday, April 14, 2022, 7:3...

It's #HuskyGivingDay! Every gift to the press helps bring important new books to life. Support our work here: http://ow....
04/07/2022

It's #HuskyGivingDay! Every gift to the press helps bring important new books to life. Support our work here: http://ow.ly/pVPU50ICl0X

Newly released, "Feminista Frequencies: Community Building through Radio in the Yakima Valley," by Monica De La Torre, u...
04/05/2022

Newly released, "Feminista Frequencies: Community Building through Radio in the Yakima Valley," by Monica De La Torre, unearths the remarkable history of one of the United States’ first full-time Spanish-language community radio stations, Radio KDNA.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/3z7y50FPnX0

#ReadUP

Newly released, "Underflows: Queer Trans Ecologies and River Justice," by Cleo Wölfle Hazard, is a deeply moving account...
04/04/2022

Newly released, "Underflows: Queer Trans Ecologies and River Justice," by Cleo Wölfle Hazard, is a deeply moving account of why rivers matter for queer and trans life, offering critical insights that point to innovative ways of doing science that disrupt settler colonialism and new visions for justice in river governance.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/Q1wy50IsAIs

#ReadUP

We're counting down to #HuskyGivingDay, only a week away! Donor support is critical to our work and deeply appreciated. ...
03/31/2022

We're counting down to #HuskyGivingDay, only a week away! Donor support is critical to our work and deeply appreciated. Learn more about how you can support the press here: http://ow.ly/SCjp50Ivnhj

The Organization of American Historians' annual conference starts tomorrow, where we'll feature a selection of our Ameri...
03/30/2022

The Organization of American Historians' annual conference starts tomorrow, where we'll feature a selection of our American history titles.

Use promo code WOAH22 on our site for 30% off these titles through 6/30.

#OAH2022

Newly released, "Louisiana Creole Peoplehood: Afro-Indigeneity and Community," edited by Rain Prud'homme-Cranford, Ph.D....
03/29/2022

Newly released, "Louisiana Creole Peoplehood: Afro-Indigeneity and Community," edited by Rain Prud'homme-Cranford, Ph.D., Darryl Barthé, and Andrew J. Jolivétte, tracks the sacred interweaving of land and identity alongside the legacies and genealogies of Creole resistance to bring into focus the Afro-Indigenous people who have been negated and written out of settler governmental policy.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/XHJY50ImPM1

#ReadUP

Congratulations to Nozomi Naoi, author of "Yumeji Modern," and Hwisang Cho, author of "The Power of the Brush," for thei...
03/28/2022

Congratulations to Nozomi Naoi, author of "Yumeji Modern," and Hwisang Cho, author of "The Power of the Brush," for their honorable mentions for the Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS)'s Hall Prize and Palais Prize, respectively. Read the full list of winners here: http://ow.ly/K4Nm50Iputu

#ReadUP

The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS)'s annual conference starts today, where we'll feature a selection of our A...
03/24/2022

The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS)'s annual conference starts today, where we'll feature a selection of our Asian Studies titles.

Use promo code WAAS22 on our site for 30% off these titles through 6/30: http://ow.ly/PF1a50IoOEX

#AAS2022

The American Society for Environmental History's annual conference starts tomorrow, where we'll feature a selection of o...
03/22/2022

The American Society for Environmental History's annual conference starts tomorrow, where we'll feature a selection of our environmental history books.

Use promo code WASEH22 on our site for 30% off these titles through 5/1: http://ow.ly/wnT250IoL34

#ASEH2022, #aseh, #aseh22, #EnvHist, #EnvHum

Read an interview with author Monica De La Torre for a behind-the-scenes look at her forthcoming book "Feminista Frequen...
03/21/2022

Read an interview with author Monica De La Torre for a behind-the-scenes look at her forthcoming book "Feminista Frequencies": http://ow.ly/nk9s50Ioptf via The Seattle Times

Congratulations to "Racial Erotics" author C. Winter Han on being shortlisted for a  Lambda Literary award for LGBTQ Stu...
03/17/2022

Congratulations to "Racial Erotics" author C. Winter Han on being shortlisted for a Lambda Literary award for LGBTQ Studies. See the shortlist here: http://ow.ly/8lIx50IlhOL

At Ploughshares, Hannah Bae writes about Kim Soom's "One Left" in a look at how her books and others, "fill critical gap...
03/16/2022
Privileging Survivors’ Voices

At Ploughshares, Hannah Bae writes about Kim Soom's "One Left" in a look at how her books and others, "fill critical gaps in the public’s understanding of World War II rape camps run by the Imperial Japanese Army—euphemistically referred to as 'comfort stations.'"

Read the essay here: http://ow.ly/GEM350IkcmO

Buy the book here: http://ow.ly/fGWF50IkcmP

Home  »  Critical Essays  »  Privileging Survivors’ Voices Privileging Survivors’ Voices Author: Hannah Bae | Mar152022 Posted in Critical Essays No comments I’ve always felt uncomfortable with the term “comfort women,” which I first learned about more than fifteen years ago as a...

Newly released, "Temples in the Cliffside: Buddhist Art in Sichuan," by Sonya S. Lee, is a far-ranging study of cave tem...
03/15/2022

Newly released, "Temples in the Cliffside: Buddhist Art in Sichuan," by Sonya S. Lee, is a far-ranging study of cave temples in Sichuan that brings art history into close dialogue with current discourse on environmental issues.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/XSrg50IfemT

#ReadUP

An excerpt from Daudi Abe's "Emerald Street" was featured in Spark, the magazine of Humanities WA. Read it here: http://...
03/11/2022

An excerpt from Daudi Abe's "Emerald Street" was featured in Spark, the magazine of Humanities WA. Read it here: http://ow.ly/WQ9I50IaHpA

#FridayReads #ReadUP

Publishers Weekly featured UW Press in their spotlight on Pacific Northwest publishing. Read it here: http://ow.ly/23gz5...
03/08/2022

Publishers Weekly featured UW Press in their spotlight on Pacific Northwest publishing. Read it here: http://ow.ly/23gz50IcnS4

#ReadUP

Newly released, "Pure and True: The Everyday Politics of Ethnicity for China's Hui Muslims," by David R. Stroup, examine...
03/07/2022

Newly released, "Pure and True: The Everyday Politics of Ethnicity for China's Hui Muslims," by David R. Stroup, examines the ways in which Hui maintain ethnic identity through daily practices and illuminates China’s management of relations with its religious and ethnic minority communities.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/Cqav50I9FiM
#ReadUP

ICYMI, the Times Literary Supplement featured Lyuba Yakimchuk’s poetry collection "Apricots of Donbas" (Lost Horse Press...
03/04/2022

ICYMI, the Times Literary Supplement featured Lyuba Yakimchuk’s poetry collection "Apricots of Donbas" (Lost Horse Press) in an article on books from Ukraine. Read it here: http://ow.ly/AmFl50I9x4c

#FridayReads

On Wednesday, March 9, USC's Levan Institute for the Humanities presents a book chat with Sonya Lee, author of "Temples ...
03/03/2022

On Wednesday, March 9, USC's Levan Institute for the Humanities presents a book chat with Sonya Lee, author of "Temples in the Cliffside." Learn more and register here: http://ow.ly/JAu450I8sNk

#ReadUP

Newly released, "Awake in the River and Shedding Silence," by the late Janice Mirikitani, connects Japanese American dis...
03/02/2022

Newly released, "Awake in the River and Shedding Silence," by the late Janice Mirikitani, connects Japanese American discrimination with broader struggles from the local to the global, showcasing how the renowned poet found power in speaking out.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/ArNe50I6fFb

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Newly released, "Adivasi Art and Activism: Curation in a Nationalist Age," by Alice Tilche, raises vital questions about...
02/28/2022

Newly released, "Adivasi Art and Activism: Curation in a Nationalist Age," by Alice Tilche, raises vital questions about preservation and curation of indigenous material and provides an astute critique of the aesthetics and politics of Hindu nationalism.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/IxHX50I1vkt

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"My hunch is that modern residents are proud of and thrilled by the geology, but they are also nervous about it. (My gue...
02/25/2022

"My hunch is that modern residents are proud of and thrilled by the geology, but they are also nervous about it. (My guess is that residents of earlier eras, particularly geologically dramatic ones, learned to adapt.)"

Read this recent feature in the Edmonds Beacon by "Homewaters" author David Williams: http://ow.ly/z7z550HXae4

For more of David's writings, sign up for his free weekly newsletter: http://ow.ly/vZCq50HXahL.

#FridayReads #ReadUP

The American Association of Geographers' annual conference starts tomorrow, where we'll feature a selection of our geogr...
02/24/2022

The American Association of Geographers' annual conference starts tomorrow, where we'll feature a selection of our geography books.

Use promo code WST30 on our site for 30% off these titles through 3/31: http://ow.ly/7Iyw50I1NiP

#AAG2022

Newly released, "Mumbai Taximen: Autobiographies and Automobilities in India," by Bedi Tarini, is a timely exploration o...
02/23/2022

Newly released, "Mumbai Taximen: Autobiographies and Automobilities in India," by Bedi Tarini, is a timely exploration of South Asian social, material, political, labor, and technological histories and practices of motoring and automobility.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/LV1j50HZ9ej

#ReadUP

Next Monday, join editors Diane Fujino and Robyn Rodriguez, plus contributors, for a discussion of their new book "Conte...
02/22/2022
Contemporary Asian American Activism Book Talk and Panel

Next Monday, join editors Diane Fujino and Robyn Rodriguez, plus contributors, for a discussion of their new book "Contemporary Asian American Activism," hosted by Eastwind Books of Berkeley. Learn more and sign up here: http://ow.ly/gO2o50HSjIb

Contemporary Asian American Activism: Building Movements for Liberation Book Talk & Panel Conversation

ICYMI: "Art and Politics Now" covers the legacy of Kenjiro Nomura, with the help of Cascadia Art Museum's book about the...
02/18/2022

ICYMI: "Art and Politics Now" covers the legacy of Kenjiro Nomura, with the help of Cascadia Art Museum's book about the modernist artist. Read it here: http://ow.ly/z8P850HUKMr

#FridayReads

Next Thursday, join author Jonathan Israel for a lecture on his book "Revolutionary Jews from Spinoza to Marx," hosted b...
02/17/2022

Next Thursday, join author Jonathan Israel for a lecture on his book "Revolutionary Jews from Spinoza to Marx," hosted by UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies: http://ow.ly/XFB250HSjNk

CAA Advancing Art & Design's annual conference starts today, where we'll feature a selection of our art books.Use promo ...
02/16/2022

CAA Advancing Art & Design's annual conference starts today, where we'll feature a selection of our art books.

Use promo code WCAA22 on our site for 30% off these titles through 4/1: http://ow.ly/Z9fu50HUFwT

#caa2022 #caa

This Thursday, join "Contemporary Asian American Activism" editors Diane Fujino and Robyn Magalit Rodriguez, along with ...
02/15/2022
Contemporary Asian American Activism: Building Movements for Liberation

This Thursday, join "Contemporary Asian American Activism" editors Diane Fujino and Robyn Magalit Rodriguez, along with contributors Javaid Tariq and Alex T. Tom, for a conversation about Asian American activism and movement building today. Register here: http://ow.ly/TgKM50HUHSv

Join Haymarket and the University of Washington Press for a critical discussion on Asian American activism and movement building today.

Listen to the latest episode of Town Hall Seattle's "In the Moment" podcast, featuring an interview with "Making Livable...
02/11/2022

Listen to the latest episode of Town Hall Seattle's "In the Moment" podcast, featuring an interview with "Making Livable Worlds" author Hilda Lloréns: http://ow.ly/S8q350HSbiy

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Join author Monica De La Torre and Gabriel Teodros in conversation live at Town Hall Seattle next Thursday. They're celebrating the launch of Monica's new book "Feminista Frequencies." Buy your tickets here: http://ow.ly/Upsb50IvjGZ
It's #HuskyGivingDay! Every gift to the press helps bring important new books to life. Support our work here: http://ow.ly/pVPU50ICl0X
Newly released, "Feminista Frequencies: Community Building through Radio in the Yakima Valley," by Monica De La Torre, unearths the remarkable history of one of the United States’ first full-time Spanish-language community radio stations, Radio KDNA. Learn more: http://ow.ly/3z7y50FPnX0 #ReadUP
Newly released, "Underflows: Q***r Trans Ecologies and River Justice," by Cleo Wölfle Hazard, is a deeply moving account of why rivers matter for q***r and trans life, offering critical insights that point to innovative ways of doing science that disrupt settler colonialism and new visions for justice in river governance. Learn more: http://ow.ly/Q1wy50IsAIs #ReadUP
We're counting down to #HuskyGivingDay, only a week away! Donor support is critical to our work and deeply appreciated. Learn more about how you can support the press here: http://ow.ly/SCjp50Ivnhj
The Organization of American Historians' annual conference starts tomorrow, where we'll feature a selection of our American history titles. Use promo code WOAH22 on our site for 30% off these titles through 6/30. #OAH2022
Newly released, "Louisiana Creole Peoplehood: Afro-Indigeneity and Community," edited by Rain Prud'homme-Cranford, Ph.D., Darryl Barthé, and Andrew J. Jolivétte, tracks the sacred interweaving of land and identity alongside the legacies and genealogies of Creole resistance to bring into focus the Afro-Indigenous people who have been negated and written out of settler governmental policy. Learn more: http://ow.ly/XHJY50ImPM1 #ReadUP
Congratulations to Nozomi Naoi, author of "Yumeji Modern," and Hwisang Cho, author of "The Power of the Brush," for their honorable mentions for the Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS)'s Hall Prize and Palais Prize, respectively. Read the full list of winners here: http://ow.ly/K4Nm50Iputu #ReadUP
The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS)'s annual conference starts today, where we'll feature a selection of our Asian Studies titles. Use promo code WAAS22 on our site for 30% off these titles through 6/30: http://ow.ly/PF1a50IoOEX #AAS2022
The American Society for Environmental History's annual conference starts tomorrow, where we'll feature a selection of our environmental history books. Use promo code WASEH22 on our site for 30% off these titles through 5/1: http://ow.ly/wnT250IoL34 #ASEH2022, #aseh, #aseh22, #EnvHist, #EnvHum
Read an interview with author Monica De La Torre for a behind-the-scenes look at her forthcoming book "Feminista Frequencies": http://ow.ly/nk9s50Ioptf via The Seattle Times
Congratulations to "Racial Erotics" author C. Winter Han on being shortlisted for a Lambda Literary award for LGBTQ Studies. See the shortlist here: http://ow.ly/8lIx50IlhOL