Race in America: A UGA Press Reading List

The racist violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend has already inspired the #CharlottesvilleCurriculum and #CharlottesvilleSyllabus hashtags, around which great scholarship and articles are being shared. The University of Georgia Press has published many books on race, slavery, the Civil War, civil rights, and the horrors of bigotry and racism in America. As an…

Behind the Book: Charleston Syllabus

On the evening of June 17, 2015, Dylann Storm Roof, a young white man, entered Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, invited in by the African American parishioners. For an hour he sat among them during a Wednesday night Bible study session as they read from the Book of Mark. And then he opened…

Short Takes: news and reviews

The summer has been good to us. From poetry and foodways to fiction and history, below are some highlights of recent press our books have received. “Jeffrey Schultz’s National Poetry Series-winning collection What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other needs our attention almost as much as it demands our suspension of disbelief. Because…