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Darrel Alejandro Holnes Receives Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize for “Stepmotherland”

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Darrel Alejandro Holnes, author of "Stepmotherland"

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that Darrel Alejandro Holnes received the 2022 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize for his first full-length collection Stepmotherland

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Erika Bachiochi’s “The Rights of Women” Named Finalist for ISI Conservative Book of the Year Award

Author: Kathryn Pitts

The Rights of Women

The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision by Erika Bachiochi (University of Notre Dame Press, July 2021), has been named a finalist for the 2022 Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s prestigious Conservative Book of the Year award. The annual award from ISI honors a nonfiction book that contributes to the rich debate about key conservative ideas. [Click here to cast your vote for 

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Notre Dame Press Seeks Religion Editor and Promotes Two Staff Members

Author: Notre Dame Press News

The University of Notre Dame Press is accepting applications for Senior Acquisitions Editor. The Press seeks an innovative and experienced editor to acquire and develop 20–25 new scholarly and trade book projects each year in the areas of theology, philosophy, and religious studies. Here is the position description

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Notre Dame Press Features Conway Lecture Series During Medieval Institute’s 75th Anniversary

Author: Notre Dame Press News

Conway Lectures in Medieval Studies

This year, the University of Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Started in 1946 by Fr. Philip Moore, C.S.C, the Medieval Institute has been the leading institution in the United States for the study of medieval Catholic culture and history. Beyond that, it has grown as well into a pre-eminent center for research and education on Greek Byzantium, Arab Islam, and the Jewish diaspora—and especially on a millennium of interactions among them.…

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Hammes Bookstore to Host Nancy Cavadini and Cecilia Cunningham's Book Signing for “Stories in Light”

Author: Sydni Brooks

Stories In Light

On Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, authors Nancy Cavadini and Cecilia Davis Cunningham will sign copies of their book Stories in Light at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

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Notre Dame Press Celebrates University Press Week with Book Festival, Author Events, Sale, and Blog Tour

Author: Kathryn Pitts

University Press Week 2021

This year, University Press Week is November 8–12, 2021. “Keep UP,” this year’s theme, marks the tenth anniversary of University Press Week and celebrates how university presses have evolved over the past decade.

The inaugural UP Week theme in 2012 was “Contributing to an Informed Society.” During the ten years since, the university press community has stayed true to this goal, keeping up the highest standards of scholarship and championing the power of ideas. As the world changes, so do university presses, adapting subject areas, author lists, and publishing know-how to grow into an ever more diverse, ever more global community. An informed society is as important as ever, and we are proud to honor the forward-thinking work that has made university presses leaders in their fields and a force to keep up with!…

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Colin Powell Biography Examines One of America’s Most Trusted and Admired Leaders

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Colin Powell

Jeffrey J. Matthews's book Colin Powell: Imperfect Patriot traces the rise to power and the professional life of American statesman and retired four-star general in the U.S. Army, Colin Powell (1937–2021). For the past three decades, Powell has been among America's most trusted and admired leaders. Matthews offers a balanced and revisionist interpretation of Powell's career, including his role in the My Lai massacre cover-up, the Iran-Contra Scandal, and the decisions to launch wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.…

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Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale Coming in November

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Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale

The University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to announce our annual Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale will take place on November 9–10, 2021, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm EST, in the Hesburgh Library Concourse. For decades, graduate and undergraduate students have flocked to our Book Festival and Book Sale. The Book Festival will feature exceptional discounts ($3 paperbacks and $5 hardbacks on select overstock and damaged books), a 40% discount on new and recent titles, author events, autographed books, and prizes. After hosting a virtual Book Festival last year, we are excited to return to an in-person format. All events are free and open to the public.…

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Amber R. Reed Receives Margaret Mead Award for “Nostalgia after Apartheid”

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"Nostalgia after Apartheid" by Amber Reed

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Amber R. Reed is the recipient of this year’s Margaret Mead Award, based on the remarkable applied scholarship that is reflected in her recent book, 

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Notre Dame Press Presents its Spring 2022 Catalog

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Notre Dame Press Spring 2022 Catalog

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to present its Spring 2022 Catalog of forthcoming titles. With works ranging from philosophy and theology to national security and Latin American history, this collection will inspire and engage readers in a variety of subjects.…

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New Book in Catholic Ideas for a Secular World Series Examines the Authority of Law

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Fictions, Lies, and the Authority of Law by Steven D. Smith

This month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to publish Fictions, Lies, and the Authority of Law by Steven D. Smith, the Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego. In this volume, Smith discusses legal, political, and cultural difficulties that arise from the crisis of authority in the modern world.…

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Marian Schwartz on the Translator’s Vocation and Bringing the Work of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to an English-Speaking Audience

Author: Kathryn Pitts and Chelsey Boyle

Marian Schwartz, translator of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s "The Red Wheel: March 1917"

Since June 20, 2016, when Steve Wrinn, director of the University of Notre Dame Press, received an unsolicited email from his friend the agent Jeremy Beer about publishing Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s English translations, a partnership has grown that stretches from Notre Dame, IN, to Moscow, New York City, Washington, DC, and to Austin, TX, where the award-winning translator Marian Schwartz

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Hammes Bookstore to Host Greg Bourke’s Book Signing for “Gay, Catholic, and American” During LGBT History Month

Author: Notre Dame Press News

"Gay, Catholic, and American" author Greg Bourke

On Friday October 1, from 3:30 to 5:00 PM, Greg Bourke (ND '82) will sign copies of his new memoir Gay, Catholic, and American: My Legal Battle for Marriage Equality and Inclusion at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

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Book Launch for "Schism: Seventh-day Adventism in Post-Denominational China"

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Schism Handout Final 01

On Friday, October 15, 2021, 12:00pm EST–1:00pm, the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, University of Notre Dame, and University of Notre Dame Press will co-host a book launch for Schism: Seventh-day Adventism in Post-Denominational China

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“Defending Muḥammad in Modernity” is a Finalist for the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence, Analytical-Descriptive Studies

Author: Lyric Medeiros

Defending Muḥammad in Modernity by SherAli Tareen

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Defending Muḥammad in Modernity by SherAli Tareen is a Finalist for the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence, Analytical-Descriptive Studies.

In this groundbreaking work, Tareen, associate professor of religious studies at Franklin and Marshall College, presents the most comprehensive and theoretically engaged work to date on what is arguably the most long-running, complex, and contentious dispute in modern Islam: the

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Notre Dame Press Highlights Dante Series on 700th Anniversary of the Poet's Death

Author: Kathryn Pitts

Dante Studies from Notre Dame Press

September 13, 2021, marks the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death. The great Italian poet is being celebrated around the globe and especially in Italy where gala concerts, exhibits, and dramatic readings are underway.…

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Father Thomas Blantz to Sign Copies of “The University of Notre Dame: A History” at the Hammes Bookstore

Author: Sydni Brooks

Father Thomas Blantz at the Hammes Bookstore

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 9:30 to 11:00am, Thomas E. Blantz, C.S.C., will sign copies of his book The University of Notre Dame: A History, at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

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Hammes Bookstore to Host James T. Connelly, C.S.C, Book Signing for “The History of the Congregation of Holy Cross”

Author: Sydni Brooks

James T. Connelly, C.S.C., at Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

On Friday, September 10, 2021, from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, Notre Dame archivist and historian Father James T. Connelly, C.S.C, will sign copies of his book The History of the Congregation of Holy Cross at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

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