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Launch Event April 1: Against the Hounds of Hell: A Life of Howard Thurman

Join UVA Press, Dr. Peter Eisenstadt, and Kevin Gaines, Julian Bond Professor of Civil Rights and Social Justice at the University of Virginia, April 1 at 6:00 pm as they discuss Dr. Eisenstadt's new book AGAINST THE HOUNDS OF HELL: A Life of Howard Thurman.


POSTPONED: Launch Event: Of Courtiers and Princes: More Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices

POSTPONED (New date tk): Join UVA Press, Todd Peppers, Polly Craighill, Lynn Blais, Barry Sullivan, Robert Kaczorowski, and Ronald Collins as they discuss the new book Of Courtiers and Princes: Stories of Lower Court Law Clerks and Their Judges on March 30 at 2:00 pm.


Launch Event March 12: Racism in American Public Life: A Call to Action

Join UVA Press, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, and UVA Professor Claudrena Harold on March 12 at 2:00 pm for a virtual launch event around Dr. Cole's new book RACISM IN AMERICAN PUBLIC LIFE: A Call to Action. 


UVA Press Announces New Series "The Black Soldier in War and Society"

We are pleased to announce “The Black Soldier in War and Society: New Narratives and Critical Perspectives,” a new series for innovative scholarship on the Black military experience to highlight the diverse and complex experiences of African-descended people and to explore the implications of their participation in war.


Interview with Dr. Adrian Brettle, author of COLOSSAL AMBITIONS: Confederate Planning for a Post-Civil War World

We are pleased to offer this interview by UVA Press Editorial Fellow, Clayton Butler, with Dr. Adrian Brettle, author of COLOSSAL AMBITIONS: Confederate Planning for a Post-Civil War World.


Celebrating Black History Month - An Excerpt from RACISM IN AMERICAN PUBLIC LIFE by Dr. Johnetta Betsch Cole

In celebration of Black History Month, we are pleased to offer this excerpt from the introduction of Dr. Johnetta Betsch Cole's new book RACISM IN AMERICAN PUBLIC LIFE: A Call to Action (Feb. 16, 2021).


Hopes, Fears, and Prophecies. An Essay for Inauguration Day by Historians Robert M. S. McDonald and Peter S. Onuf

We are pleased to offer this essay for Inauguration Day by historians Robert M. S. McDonald and Peter S. Onuf, editors of the new book Revolutionary Prophecies: The Founders and America’s Future.


Honoring Dr. King: Creating the Path to Non-Violence   

Honoring Dr. King: Creating the Path to Non-Violence. A guest blog post from Peter Eisenstadt, author of the new book Against the Hounds of Hell: A Life of Howard Thurman (February 2021). 


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