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Announcing the Haudenosaunee and Indigenous Worlds series

Syracuse University Press is pleased to announce its new Haudenosaunee and Indigenous Worlds series. This series will expand the Press’s historical emphasis in “Iroquois” and Native American publications to better reflect current scholarship regarding oral tradition, de-colonial and Indigenous studies—writ large. We welcome submissions from diverse authors across disciplines, traditions, and orientations, but with special emphasis on the Haudenosaunee. The series will be led by Philip P. Arnold and Scott Manning Stevens. For queries, please contact acquisitions editor Peggy Solic:

Audiobooks now available

Syracuse University Press and Sound Beat: Access Audio, which is produced at Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive at Syracuse University Libraries, have partnered to produce audiobooks. The first two audiobooks, Reservoir Year: A Walker’s Book of Days by Nina Shengold and Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano by Alan Scott Haft, are now available for purchase  through several vendors, including Apple Play Books, Hoopla, Libro.FM, and forthcoming through Audible.  “We are so excited to be able to provide an alternate format for our authors and readers. We’ve been watching the trend of the growth of audio books…

Authors interviewed on NewChannel 9’s Bridge Street

The Bear Tree and Other Stories from Cazenovia’s History explores the unheralded, inaccurately told, and long-forgotten tales of the town. Readers will encounter historical characters such as elephant and lion tamer Lucia Zora Card, “The Bravest Woman in the World”; educator Susan Blow, “The Mother of American Kindergarten”; and World War I soldier Cecil Donovan, whose letters home vividly depicted the experience of war for those awaiting his return in Cazenovia. Authors Erica Barnes and Jason Emerson discussed their new book on the November 2nd show. Watch the interview

Bermúdez awarded Next-Generation Humanities Doctoral Internship

Johanna Bermúdez has been awarded a Next-Generation Humanities Doctoral Internship with Syracuse University Press’s Acquisitions department this summer. Funded by the Graduate Student Organization and arranged through the Graduate School, the internship is intended to provide professional development to Syracuse University humanities graduate students looking to expand their career pathways. In addition to helping SU Press’s Acquisitions department with essential tasks, it provides humanities graduate students with the opportunity to learn about university press publishing and gain practical experience in the field. Johanna will be assisting the department with evaluating book proposals, researching readers for peer review, drafting proposals for…

Biopic of Harry Haft premiers on HBO/HBO Max

The Survivor, a film based on the book Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano, by Alan Scott is directed by Academy Award-winner Barry Levinson and stars award-winning actor Ben Foster will premier on HBO/HBO Max on April 27, 2022. Watch the movie trailer