Summer Sale Spotlight: History from UGA Press

Catch up on your reading with the UGA Press Summer Sale and get 40% off all books during the month of June! Today we’re highlighting history. Take a look at some of our best history titles below, and use code 08JUNE40 at checkout to get 40% off. You can buy books that are out now…

UGA Press Fall 2019 Catalog is Out

Our Fall 2019 catalog has landed! Click on the catalog cover or the link in the caption to take the whole thing for a spin. We’ve also highlighted a few titles below that we think exemplify the range and depth of the list. We hope you’ll agree. Our latest collaboration with the Library of Congress and…

UP Hero Spotlight: David des Jardines

  The recent death of Mark Saunders, director at University of Virginia Press, was a great loss to the university press community. Although I never worked with Saunders, I knew of him through various other associates and through the work I’ve done here at UGA Press the last two decades. Saunders’s contributions remind me of…

University of Georgia Press Announces Endowment to Fund History Graduate Student Publishing Apprenticeship

The University of Georgia Press has created an endowment to fund a publishing apprenticeship program for students from UGA’s graduate history program. The Peggy Heard Galis History Ph.D. Apprenticeship will allow history Ph.D. candidates to gain insight into and experience in the scholarly publishing process. The endowment was created from a giving campaign funded by…

Chelsea Dingman Awarded the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Chelsea Dingman as winner of the 2018 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press established the Georgia Poetry Prize in 2015 as a national competition that celebrates excellence in…

Planned Outage

Our website and email will be down for most of the day this Saturday, March 9. No worries: this is part of a planned outage for some scheduled maintenance. We will be live again on Sunday! 

EXCERPT: Slavery and the University

In honor of Black History Month, we are posting an excerpt from the introduction of Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies edited by Leslie M. Harris, James T. Campbell, and Alfred L. Brophy. This is the first collection of scholarly essays devoted solely to the histories and legacies of this subject on North American campuses and in…

Anne Firor Scott (1921—2019)

Anne Firor Scott, October 15, 1985 (Courtesy Duke University Archives) Historian Anne Firor Scott, a native of Georgia and a University of Georgia graduate, has passed away at age 97. Her influence, as a historian and a woman in the academy, is not easily summarized. Perhaps the best place to start would be with Scott…