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We are proud to announce a new title from digitalculturebooks, Digital Samaritans: Rhetorical Delivery and Engagement in the Digital Humanities by Jim Ridolfo. This is the first book in our Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Series. Digital Samaritans explores rhetorical delivery and cultural sovereignty in the digital humanities. The exigence for the book is rooted in a practical digital humanities project based on the digitization of manuscripts in diaspora for the Samaritan community, the smallest religious/ethnic group of…

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We are happy to announce a new title from digitalculturebooks, Manifesto for the Humanities: Transforming Doctoral Education in Good Enough Times by Sidonie Smith. After a remarkable career in higher education that has seen her serve as the Chair of the University of Michigan English Department, the Director of the Michigan Institute for the Humanities, and the President of the Modern Language Association, Sidonie Smith offers Manifesto for the Humanities as a reflective contribution to…

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In 2014, University of Michigan Press (UMP) was a proud supporter of the pilot round of Knowledge Unlatched, contributing three books to a total collection of 28 titles offered to libraries worldwide. Starting in October 2015 we are pleased to be expanding our participation in the larger second round, as one of only two publishers offering a branded package of 10 titles (Duke University Press is the other one). “At KU we’re delighted to offer…

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In honor of Open Access Week, October 18 through 25, the University of Texas at Austin’s Digital Writing and Research Lab (DWRL) will lead a collaborative annotation of James Brown’s new book Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software using Hypothes.is. Hypothes.is is a free and open source software that allows for annotation, sentence-level critique, and note-taking on Web documents. Guided by DWRL alumnus Dr. Jeremy Dean, Director of Education at Hypothes.is, the annotation…

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Throughout September, we published the following publications: Human Figurations Volume 4.3 Journal of Anthropological Review Volume 71.3 Groves Monographs on Marriage and Family Volume 4 Philosophy & Theory in Biology – 2 New Articles Philosophers’ Imprint – 3 New Articles


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We are happy to announce a new title from digitalculturebooks, Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software by James J. Brown, Jr. This is the ninth book in our Digital Humanities Series. Living in a networked world means never really getting to decide in any thoroughgoing way who or what enters your “space” (your laptop, your iPhone, your thermostat…your home). With this as a basic frame-of-reference, James J. Brown’s Ethical Programs examines and explores the…

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As the summer drew to a close, we published the following publications: Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy – 2 new articles released Epistemic Modality De Re – Seth Yalcin For Bayesians, Rational Modesty Requires Imprecision – Brian Weatherson Philosophers’ Imprint – 6 new articles released Immunity and Self-Awareness – Max Seeger Who’s Afraid of Double Affection? – Nicholas F. Stang Recombination and Paradox – Gabriel Uzquiano Tolerance as Civility – David Owens Generics in Context – Rachel Katharine Sterken The Absence…

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We are happy to announce a new title from digitalculturebooks, Tempest: Geometries of Play edited by Judd E. Ruggill and Ken S. McAllister. This is the fourth book in our Landmark Video Games Series. In this book, Ruggill and McAllister enumerate and analyze Tempest’s landmark qualities, exploring the game’s aesthetics, development context, and connections to and impact on video game history and culture. Specifically, they describe the game in detail, unpacking its latent and as well…

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Throughout the month of July, we published the following publications: Política común Volume 7 Michigan Quarterly Review Volume 53.4 Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association Volume 36.1 Philosophers’ Imprint – 2 new articles released Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy – 3 new articles released Arkivoc: Archive for Organic Chemistry – 8 new articles released or updated


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We are proud to announce the release of a new title from Maize Books, Lineages of the Literary Left: Essays in Honor of Alan M. Wald, edited by Howard Brick, Robbie Lieberman, and Paula Rabinowitz. The essays in this volume in honor of Alan M. Wald investigate aspects of intellectual, literary, and cultural movements and figures associated with left-wing politics beginning in the early twentieth century and continuing into our own time. Intimately linked with social struggle,…

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