Year: 2020

Notre Dame Press Titles are Finalists for 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Awards

On March 20, 2020, as part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books from university and independent publishers, Foreword Reviews announced the finalists for the 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Six Notre Dame Press titles made this year’s list of finalists: • Colin Powell: Imperfect Patriot by Jeffrey J. Matthewsis a finalist in the War & Military category. • Long Road […]

From the Desk of Eli Bortz

The University of Notre Dame Press feels palpably the impact the cancellation of OAH has on historians, publishers, students, and the general historically-intrigued public.  Personally, I’ve not missed OAH as an editor in nearly 15 years.  Given this unprecedented collective absence from our lives, we as a Press wanted to highlight our own particular focus […]

From the Desk of Rachel Kindler

Dear Irish Studies colleagues, I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new editor in charge of Irish studies at the University of Notre Dame Press. Since joining the Press last summer, I have been working closely with our Irish Studies publications program, and had been looking forward to meeting you all […]

Update Regarding COVID-19

Dear readers, scholars, and partners, As we all cope with the impact of COVID-19, we know many of you face the difficulty of coping with a crisis while also being encouraged to continue “business as usual” through remote work, research, and teaching. Our first and foremost priority is the safety and well-being of our staff, […]

Guidebook Explores Stained Glass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame contains one of the largest collections of late nineteenth-century French stained glass outside of France. The French Gothic–inspired church has forty-four large stained glass windows containing two hundred and twenty scenes. Today, more than 100,000 visitors tour the basilica each year to admire its […]

Book Reveals Thoreau’s Enduring Relevance for Today’s Environmental and Democratic Crises

Bob Pepperman Taylor, the Elliott A. Brown Green and Gold Professor of Law, Politics, and Political Behavior at the University of Vermont, has published an important new book titled Lessons from Walden: Thoreau and the Crisis of American Democracy. In this original and passionate work, Taylor presents a wide-ranging inquiry into the nature and implications of Henry […]

Notre Dame Press joins Combined Academic Publishers for distribution and sales in EMEA and APAC

The University of Notre Dame Press (UNDP) is delighted to announce that starting March 1, 2020, Combined Academic Publishers (CAP) will be responsible for its distribution, sales, and marketing operation in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. From this date CAP will replace Eurospan as UNDP’s distributor in these territories, and orders will […]

Catholic Ideas for a Secular World series adds book by Pierre Manent

Pierre Manent is one of France’s leading political philosophers. This month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to publish the first English translation of his profound and strikingly original book La loi naturelle et les droits de l’homme, a reflection on the central question of the Western political tradition. Natural Law and Human Rights is part of the Catholic Ideas for a Secular World series edited […]

Announcing Spring Books from Notre Dame Press

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to present its Spring 2020 Catalog. This season, the Press is releasing a number of books with Notre Dame connections that range from a popular guidebook to the Basilica at Notre Dame to studies on international human rights. These upcoming titles include: Stories in Light: A Guide to […]

Poet Leia Penina Wilson will read from her new book at the University of Notre Dame

On January 29, 2020, at 7:30PM, award-winning poet Leia Penina Wilson will be reading from her recently published book, Splinters Are Children of Wood, at 232 Decio Hall, University of Notre Dame. The reading is sponsored by the Creative Writing Department. The wildly unrestrained poems in Splinters Are Children of Wood, Wilson’s second collection and winner of the Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry, pose […]