Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! With the AAUP annual meeting now in Boston, there is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found a series of book giveaways, as well as conversations on the environment, gender and sexuality, religion and more! What did you read this week?
Columbia Univerisity Press shared new books this week on New Book Tuesday and is offering a book giveaway for Me Medicine vs. We Medicine. Michael Marder and Monica Gagliano also answer the question, How Do Plants Sound?
The NYU Press continues its article series honoring LGBT pride month with What About the Children? and Government to promote marriage a caring society. NYU Press also offers a few suggestions for fathers who want to be more involved with their children.
At Temple University Press Evelyn Ibatan Rodriguez discusses coming of age ceremonies in immigrant families and how they can help us better understand gender and American immigration adaptation.
Princeton University Press is offering a free sampler of Pterosaurs by Mark P. Witton and is also offering a free book giveaway for the same book on Goodreads. They also announced their new biology catalog.
The Chicago University Press announced the launch of their summer series of Chicago Shorts, which includes a variety of titles from their large archive as well as the best of their newest books.
At the MIT Press Ian Brown and Christopher Marsden contributed an article for public safety month and also spoke at MIT and Harvard this past Monday.
The University of Hawai’i Press announces a program on the history of the Waialua Sugar Plantation hosted by the North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Historic Preservation Committee. The event on June 22 will include lectures, rare photos, dramatic readings and more.