- The Thomas Szasz Papers open at Syracuse University’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC)
October 23, 2019
Syracuse University’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) announced this week the opening of the Thomas Szasz Papers.
Szasz is the author several books published by Syracuse University Press including Suicide Prohibition: The Shame of Medicine.
- Matt Buehler wins the Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Society Book Award
October 17, 2019
Why Alliances Fail: Islamist and Leftist Coalitions in North Africa by Matt Buehler won the Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Society Book Award. The book explores how authoritarian regimes manipulate rural politics to shatter coalitions between two of the fiercest opponents of their rule, Islamists and leftists.
- Najwa Bin Shatwan wins the 2019 ArabLit Short Story Prize
October 17, 2019
Libyan author Najwa Bin Shatwan’s story “The Sharp Bend at Al-Bakur,” translated by Sawad Hussain, was awarded the 2019 ArabLit Short Story Prize. Syracuse University Press will be releasing the English translation of Bin Shatwan’s novel The Slave Yards in the spring of 2020.
- Forever Orange gets the media’s attention
October 11, 2019
Forever Orange authors Rick Burton and Scott Pitoniak have been featured on
NewsChannel 9’s Bridge Street and CNY Central, and NewsRadio 570 WSYR.
Also, listen to the Syracuse Sports Podcast features a conversation with Scott and Rick.
“Syracuse.com’s Brent Axe chats with Burton and Pitoniak about the four-year process to write the book, some of the stories people may not ...
- LitHub recommends People’s Peace
October 10, 2019
LitHub recommends “Smarter Reading” from University Presses to celebrate the upcoming University Press Week
“This November, pick up a university press book—or two—to learn more about the issues of the day. That’s the hope of the international university press organization AUPresses, which celebrates the eighth annual University Press Week, November 3-9.”
Yasmin Saikia and Chad Haines’s book People’s Peace: ...
- Book talk November 8 at Penn Book Center with Michelle Hartman
October 9, 2019
Michelle Hartman will be discussing her new book, Breaking Broken English: Black-Arab Literary Solidarities and the Politics of Language at the Penn Book Center.
Friday, November 8, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Penn Book Center
130 S. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
- Kate O’Brien and Spanish Literary Culture reviewed in Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
May 29, 2019
Davison’s agile close readings and innovative perspectives make this study a valuable addition to the growing critical reassessment of O’Brien’s work. The author makes a strong case that O’Brien was not only a ground-breaking Irish novelist but, as she herself wanted to be known, a novelist of the world who was unafraid to take chances ...
- Library Journal reviews The Grandest Madison Square Garden
June 4, 2019
“Art historian Hinman tells the story of New York City’s second Madison Square Garden entertainment complex, which opened in 1890. Her central figures are architect Stanford White (1854–1906) and sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848–1907), with White’s trendsetting firm of McKim, Mead & White designing the Italian Renaissance-style ‘pleasure palace,’ its arena, exhibition hall, theater, concert hall, ...
- Fanny Palmer wins the American Print Collector’s Society Book Award
May 23, 2019
Fanny Palmer: The Life and Works of a Currier & Ives Artist has won the American Historical Print Collectors Society (AHPCS) Ewell L. Newman Book Award
This prestigious award recognizes outstanding publications that enhance appreciation of American prints at least one hundred years old. The emphasis of the award is on the quality of the project and ...
- Women, Art, and Literature in the Iranian Diaspora selected as a book of interest to women scholars
May 14, 2019
Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to their readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.
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