Happy University Press Week 2019! Continue the blog tour by visiting these great university press offerings that illuminate the role of university presses in moving national and international conversations forward on critical and complex issues:
- Beacon Press sits down for a Q&A with Peter Jan Honigsberg, author of A Place Outside the Law: Forgotten Voices from Guantánamo.
- Bucknell University Press offers a guest post from author Jason Farr, author of Novel Bodies: Disability and Sexuality in Eighteentgh-Century British Literature.
- Columbia University Press shares a guest blog post from Elizabeth Segal on how social empathy can help you become a more compassionate person.
- Penn State University Press editor-in-chief discusses how their Graphic Medicine series can catalyze the practice of compassion.
- University of Illinois Press features their new Transformations series, radically committed to transformative approaches to knowledge production and social justice.
- University of Nebraska Press includes an excerpt on compassion from The Heart of Torah by Rabbi Shai Held.
- University of South Carolina Press quotes from Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement about the importance of inclusivity and support within a diverse queer community.
- University of Toronto Press acquiring editor Natalie Fingerhut will delve into their new imprint, New Jewish Press, exploring the importance of compassion and empathy.
- University of Washington Press‘s M’Bilia Meekers and Julie Fergus have a conversation about the intersections between compassion, emotional intelligence, and marketing university press books.