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Q&A with John Norberg

Purdue Press News - 16 October 2019 - 3:12pm
We talked with celebrated writer, author, and humorist John Norberg about the second edition of Wings of Their Dreams: Purdue in Flight, his second book with Purdue University Press this year. The second edition of Wings of Their Dreams continues and updates the story of an aeronautic odyssey of imagination, science, engineering, technology, adventure, courage, […]

Studies in Jewish Civilization – 50% Off Sale

Purdue Press News - 16 October 2019 - 12:40pm
Purdue University Press is offering 50% off all books in our Studies in Jewish Civilization series, including the most recent addition, Next Year in Jerusalem: Exile and Return in Jewish History edited by Leonard J. Greenspoon. Next Year in Jerusalem recognizes that Jews have often experienced or imaged periods of exile and return in their long tradition, examining […]

The Legacy of the “First Man”, a Q&A with James R. Hansen

Purdue Press News - 15 October 2019 - 11:22am
We talked with James R. Hansen, Neil Armstrong’s authorized biographer, about his new book with Purdue University Press Dear Neil Armstrong: Letters to the First Man from All Mankind. Dear Neil Armstrong publishes a careful sampling—roughly 400—of the thousands of letters sent to Neil Armstrong from the day of the moon landing to the day […]

“What Open Access Means to You” Panel Oct. 22, Part of Open Access Week Celebration at Purdue

Open Access - 26 September 2019 - 4:36pm
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies will kick off International Open Access Week (October 21-27) with the announcement of the Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) and Purdue University Office of the Provost. During the week, PULSIS and the Purdue University Press (PUP) will […]

“What Open Access Means to You” Panel Oct. 22, Part of Open Access Week Celebration at Purdue

Purdue Press News - 26 September 2019 - 4:36pm
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies will kick off International Open Access Week (October 21-27) with the announcement of the Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) and Purdue University Office of the Provost. During the week, PULSIS and the Purdue University Press (PUP) will […]

Books on the Midwest’s Natural History

Purdue Press News - 25 September 2019 - 3:08pm
From highlighting the Midwest’s rich agricultural history, to celebrating it’s natural beauty, Purdue University Press publishes books that give an oft-overlooked part of the country a deserving look. Check out select titles below, and get 30% off when you order directly from our website using discount code PURDUE30.     Memories of Life on the […]

Imagining Afghanistan, a Q&A with author Alla Ivanchikova

Purdue Press News - 12 September 2019 - 10:09am
We talked with author Alla Ivanchikova, to discuss her upcoming book, contemporary cultural production on Afghanistan, and this cultural production as a litmus test for a producer’s political and geopolitical beliefs. Ivanchikova’s book, Imagining Afghanistan: Global Fiction and Film of the 9/11 Wars, examines how Afghanistan has been imagined in literary and visual texts that were published after […]

Preparation and the First Day of School: Insight from John Dewey

Purdue Press News - 21 August 2019 - 3:41pm
This is a guest post by Jeff Frank, author of Teaching in the Now: John Dewey on the Educational Present. This commentary offers insights from John Dewey about how to approach the start of the school year so that students are prepared to do the type of work we hope they will do in the future. […]

An Interview with Jeff Frank, author of “Teaching in the Now”

Purdue Press News - 19 August 2019 - 11:14am
In preparation for his forthcoming title Teaching in the Now: John Dewey on the Educational Present, we briefly talked to author Jeff Frank about the book, what motivated him to write it, and the reason for advocating for John Dewey’s work in the modern educational landscape.     Q: Could you briefly explain your book, […]

Human-Animal Bond Titles from Purdue University Press

Purdue Press News - 9 August 2019 - 9:56am
Purdue University Press is proud to publish books that highlight the numerous important relationships between humans and animals. Published in collaboration with Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and series editors Alan Beck and Maggie O’Haire, our New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond series, seeks to expand our knowledge of the human-animal bond. The series welcomes submissions covering […]

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Purdue Press News - 12 July 2019 - 10:05am
From July 18-20, Purdue University will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing with a variety of campus events, including a talk by Apollo 11 flight director Gene Kranz, a showing of a new “Armstrong” documentary, and a book signing/meet and greet with Purdue University Press authors. Purdue University Press is […]

A Reason to Live – Q&A with Author Vicki Hutton

Purdue Press News - 21 June 2019 - 11:43am
In an interview with Vicki Hutton, the author of A Reason to Live: HIV and Animal Companions, we discuss the new book and relevant subjects, including the public perception of HIV/AIDS and the universality of the human-animal bond. A Reason to Live is the newest book in the popular New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond […]

Open House for “Apollo in the Archives: Armstrong Papers” Exhibit Set for July 19

Archives and Special Collections - 21 June 2019 - 8:19am
  The “Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil Armstrong Papers” exhibit commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first manned spaceflight that landed on the moon – where Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong took those famed first steps – and coincides with Purdue University’s July celebration of the moon landing, as well as the University’s […]

Celebrating university presses and their staffs, hindsight is 20/20

Purdue Press News - 14 June 2019 - 2:18am
This blog post takes part in a blog tour hosted by the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) in recognition and respect of the sudden passing of the University of Virginia Press director Mark Saunders. As our professional organization gathered this week in Detroit for our annual meeting, search on Twitter with #WeAreUP to read more […]

The Life and Legacy of Philip Roth

Purdue Press News - 28 May 2019 - 11:09am
  Philip Roth Studies is a peer-reviewed semiannual journal published by Purdue University Press in cooperation with the Philip Roth Society. The journal publishes writing pertaining entirely or in part to Philip Roth, his fiction, and his literary and cultural significance. Philip Roth Studies Volume 15, Issue 1, out this month, will be the final issue for […]

1903 Wright Flyer Fabric Lands at Purdue Archives

Archives and Special Collections - 27 May 2019 - 9:00am
Located in the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections (ASC), the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives collection was created to document and preserve Purdue University’s relationship to flight and space exploration. In the history of flight and space, there are two monumental events that stand out: one was the Wright Brothers’ achievement of […]

New Purdue Archives Online Exhibit Aims to Expand Overlooked Areas of Purdue History

Archives and Special Collections - 17 May 2019 - 2:41pm
Every story has untold pieces. Purdue University Archives and Special Collections contains millions of stories in the many papers, books, objects, items, and other memorabilia carefully preserved and stored there. Yet, it does not hold them all—particularly those that may have not been “judged to be…important,” as noted in the introduction of the new online […]

Bringing the Archives to Life

Purdue Press News - 6 May 2019 - 4:32pm
Purdue at 150: A Visual History of Student Life by David M. Hovde, Adriana Harmeyer, Neal Harmeyer, and Sammie L. Morris with a Foreword by Drew and Brittany Brees tells Purdue’s story through rare images, artifacts, and words. The authors culled decades of student papers from scrapbooks, yearbooks, letters, and newspapers to historical photographs and memorabilia […]

Bringing the Archives to Life

Archives and Special Collections - 6 May 2019 - 4:32pm
Purdue at 150: A Visual History of Student Life by David M. Hovde, Adriana Harmeyer, Neal Harmeyer, and Sammie L. Morris with a Foreword by Drew and Brittany Brees tells Purdue’s story through rare images, artifacts, and words. The authors culled decades of student papers from scrapbooks, yearbooks, letters, and newspapers to historical photographs and memorabilia […]

Purdue University Press Giant Leaps Celebration Sale – May 6 Only

Purdue Press News - 6 May 2019 - 5:00am
In celebration of Purdue’s 150th Anniversary on May 6, Purdue University Press is offering a special Giant Leaps Celebration Sale featuring two new books on the University’s history: Ever True: 150 Years of Giant Leaps at Purdue University and Purdue at 150: A Visual History of Student Life. Take 50% off each book by ordering […]

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