Year: 2020

Receive a Free Ebook of Essays on Civil Rights by Prominent African American Intellectuals

Published in 1944, What the Negro Wants was a direct and emphatic call for the end of segregation and racial discrimination that set the agenda for the Civil Rights Movement to come. With essays by fourteen prominent African American intellectuals, including Langston Hughes, Sterling Brown, Mary McLeod Bethune, A. Philip Randolph, W. E. B. Du […]

Congratulations to our Catholic Press Association Book Award Winners

We are delighted to announce that seven titles were named Catholic Press Association Book Award winners on July 2, 2020, at the first Virtual Catholic Media Conference. This year, UNDP books received first place awards in Theology and Faithful Citizenship/ Religious Freedom  categories, second place awards in Memoir and  Faithful Citizenship/ Religious Freedom categories, third place and honorable mention in the History category, and an […]

An Excerpt from “No Bridges Blown” by William B. Dreux

When William B. Dreux parachuted into France in 1944, the OSS infantry officer had cinematic visions of blood-and-guts heroics, of leading the French Maquis resistance forces in daring missions to blow up key bridges and delay the German advance. This isn’t the glamorized screen-ready account he expected; this is the real story. No Bridges Blown is […]

Preorder a Signed Copy of “The University of Notre Dame: A History”

During this time of necessary distance, the University of Notre Dame Press and Father Thomas Blantz are pleased to offer the Notre Dame family a personalized piece of campus history. Preorder The University of Notre Dame: A History through the form at the bottom of this post to receive a signed or personalized copy from Father Blantz. Don’t wait to order, […]

Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award Winners Announced

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that four of our titles were selected as Foreword INDIES Book Award winners on June 17, 2020. The awards recognize the best books published in 2019 from small, independent, and university presses. Over 2,100 entries were submitted in 55 categories, with Foreword’s editors choosing approximately 9 […]

Notre Dame Press Receives NEH CARES Grant

A new grant awarded to the University of Notre Dame Press by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will provide support to enrich scholarly communication and to offset the impact of the coronavirus on non-profit university press publishing. Notre Dame Press is committed to maintaining an innovative and sustainable publishing program that makes accessible […]

An Interview with Bradley C. S. Watson, author of “Progressivism”

Bradley C. S. Watson is the author and editor of numerous books, including Living Constitution, Dying Faith: Progressivism and the New Science of Jurisprudence and Progressive Challenges to the American Constitution: A New Republic. We were delighted to talk to him a short while ago about his recently published book, Progressivism: The Strange History of […]

Enter our Coloring Contest to Win a Copy of “Stories in Light”

Stories in Light: A Guide to the Stained Glass of the Basilica at the University of Notre Dame by Nancy Cavadini and Cecilia Davis Cunningham celebrates the Basilica’s stained-glass windows. From now through June 30th, we invite you to enjoy these windows with your own creative twist! Just like the cloistered French Carmelite nuns in […]

An Excerpt from “Jesuit Kaddish” by James Bernauer, S.J.

While much has been written about the Catholic Church and the Holocaust, little has been published about the hostile role of priests, in particular Jesuits, toward Jews and Judaism. Jesuit Kaddish: Jesuits, Jews, and Holocaust Remembrance is a long overdue study that looks at Jesuit hostility toward Judaism before the Shoah, and then examines the […]