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Author's Corner, and much more with Jacques Berlinerblau, author of THE PHILIP ROTH WE DON'T KNOW
Welcome back to the UVA Press Author's Corner! Here, we feature conversations with the authors of our latest releases to provide a glimpse into the writer's mind, their book's main lessons, and what’s next for them. We hope you enjoy these inside stories.
We're continuing the series with a conversation with Jacques Berlinerblau, author of THE PHILIP ROTH WE DON'T KNOW: Sex, Race, and Autobiography (September).
Virgil, quick, come see, there goes Robert E. Lee!
Virginia’s removal of the Robert E. Lee statue from Monument Avenue in Richmond this week made national news. Adam H. Domby, associate professor of history at Auburn University and author of The False Cause: Fraud, Fabrication, and White Supremacy in Confederate Memory, here offers his take on the monument’s history and Lee’s true legacy.
Announcing UVA Press Author's Corner!
Welcome to the UVA Press Author's Corner! Here, we feature conversations with the authors of our latest releases to provide a glimpse into the writer's mind, their book's main lessons, and what’s next for them. We hope you enjoy these inside stories.
We're beginning the series with a conversation with Rex Bowman and Carlos Santos, coauthors of ALMOST HEMINGWAY: The Adventures of Negley Farson, Foreign Correspondent, out today (August 31).
David Sewell, Manager of Digital Initiatives at UVA Press, Wins the 2021 ADE Lyman H. Butterfield Award
We are delighted to announce that David Sewell, Manager of Digital Initiatives and the Rotunda Imprint at the University of Virginia Press, has won The Association for Documentary Editing's 2021 Lyman H. Butterfield Award. The award was given in recognition of Sewell's creative and groundbreaking innovations in scholarly editing and documentary publication, which have made possible the widespread digital publication of scholarly editions.
SHEAR 2021: A Q&A with Frank Cogliano
This month, right in time for SHEAR, UVA Press is proud to release Ireland and America: Empire, Revolution, and Sovereignty, edited by Patrick Griffin and Francis D. Cogliano, and featuring contributions by Rachel Banke, T. H. Breen, Trevor Burnard, Nicholas Canny, Christa Dierksheide, Matthew P. Dziennik, S. Max Edelson, Annette Gordon-Reed, Eliga Gould, Robert G. Ingram, Peter S. Onuf, Andrew J. O’Shaughnessy, Jessica Choppin Roney, and Gordon S. Wood.
Understanding the Consequences of American Independence
To commemorate the anniversary of American independence, Nadine Zimmerli, History and Social Sciences Editor, and the series editors of Jeffersonian America—Charlene Boyer Lewis, Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter Onuf, Andrew O’Shaughnessy, and Robert Parkinson—have selected five outstanding books on the American Revolution that explore different facets of the problems American independence created.
Remembering William B. Robertson, Longtime Black Republican and "Doer of Great Deeds"
We share in mourning the loss of William "Bill" Robertson, the first African American to serve as an aide to a Virginia governor and subsequently serve in five presidential administrations.
Celebrating Pride Month: An Essay by Ula Klein, Author of Sapphic Crossings
In celebration of Pride Month, we are pleased to offer this original essay by Ula Klein, author of Sapphic Crossings: Cross-Dressing Women in Eighteenth-Century British Literature
Mourning the Passing of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: A Tribute by Susan Herrington
UVA Press joins the architecture community in mourning the loss of landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, who passed away on May 22, 2021. We asked Susan Herrington, a personal friend of Oberlander's and author of the biography Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape to share her remembrances, which we offer below.