Conference

Meet Recent U-M Press Authors of Books on Music

by Shaun Manning November 11, 2020

The American Musicological Society conference, held annually in November, is online this year spanning two weekends. While we were not able to meet authors, educators, and researchers in person this year, we enjoyed Week 1 of Virtual AMS November 7-8, and held a special “off site” book launch party on Zoom.  The event was recorded and you can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHaD2SjI8Wo Here are the authors who attended: Kyle Barnett, Record Cultures Carl Woideck, Charlie Parker Stephen Millar, Sounding Dissent Mimi Haddon, What is Post-Punk? Danielle Fosler-Lussier, Music on the Move A.D. Carson, i used to love to dream Heather MacLachlan, Singing Out Mike Maizels, In and Out of Phase […]

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Author Live Talk Series from University of Michigan Press

by Shaun Manning May 29, 2020

University of Michigan Press is proud to announce our inaugural series of virtual author talks. Beginning in June and running throughout the summer, U-M Press will host weekly conversations with prominent scholars in political science, classical studies, history, musicology, and more under the Author Live Talk Series banner. Audiences will be treated to compelling stories on topics including history’s enduring lies, the migration of music across time and place, and the satire of Roman epic poet Lucretius. Attendance is free for all events, but please register in advance to make sure you receive the session link and password ahead of the […]

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University of Michigan Press publishes enriched multilayered work on college students’ writerly development

by Kathryn Beaton January 2, 2019

Ann Arbor, MI – University of Michigan Press has published the sixth volume in the Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative series, entitled Developing Writers in Higher Education: A Longitudinal Study, edited by Anne Ruggles Gere, University of Michigan Gertrude Buck Collegiate Professor in the School of Education, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and Professor of English Language and Literature.   Supported by the Humanities Collaboratory at the University of Michigan, the “Book Unbound” project explores how digital affordances enable humanities scholars to create layered publications that engage multiple audiences with text, multimedia, and data to create a more compelling and effective research […]

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University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection Debuts at the Charleston Conference

by Kathryn Beaton November 1, 2018

From our Director of Sales and Marketing, Lanell White:   Next week the Charleston Library Conference will welcome librarians, publishers, and vendor partners to Charleston, S.C. to discuss the key issues, topics, and innovations in scholarly communications. This year the theme of “Oh wind – if winter comes, can spring be far behind?” embodies a sense of anticipation around transitions not only between seasons, but also the sea change happening around ebook distribution models, namely that the academy is taking the lead in selling its content. This year Michigan Publishing is excited to be a part of this transformation. The […]

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Interview with UC Davis professor Gina Bloom, first U-M Press author to receive a TOME award

by Charles Watkinson July 17, 2018

Scholars across the United States are currently working with their parent institutions and select university presses to make distinguished books globally free to read through the TOME, Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem, initiative. Under the auspices of the Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, and Association of University Presses, TOME funding institutions and publishers are working together on a sustainable model that increases the reach and impact of the most important humanities and social sciences books while also supporting the non-profit publishing infrastructure that enables them. University of California, Davis, professor Dr. Gina Bloom is one of the […]

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