Year: 2021

A Celebration of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to feature the excellent contributions of a diverse and inspiring group of poets. From debut publications to award-winning volumes, these poets amaze readers with their creativity in form, voice, stylistic expression. My Kill Adore Him is a collection of poems from Paul Martínez […]

Notre Dame Press Presents its Fall 2021 Catalog

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to present its catalog of Fall 2021 titles. This collection promises to engage readers with a variety of subjects, from theology to politics to medical ethics. Waed Athamneh, who published Modern Arabic Poetry with Notre Dame Press, returns with Muhammad Masud with Defiance in Exile: Syrian Refugee Women in Jordan.This volume offers for the first […]

Support Notre Dame Press on Notre Dame Day

The University of Notre Dame Press is committed to fostering the next generation of scholars, thinkers, and writers. We work hard to carry out this mission through our support of early career scholars and through our student mentorship and programs. Last year, we launched the First-Time Author Fund. First-time academic authors often lack the funding […]

Pope Francis Discusses Angus Ritchie’s Book, “Inclusive Populism,” During International Conference

During the international “A Politics Rooted in the People” online conference on April 15, 2021, sponsored by the Centre for Theology & Community in partnership with Catholic institutions in the United States, European Union, and United Kingdom, Pope Francis spoke to grassroots Catholics, community organizers, and academics to take forward His Holiness’s remarkable call for […]

An Excerpt from “Drug Lords, Cowboys, and Desperadoes” by Rafael Acosta Morales

Drug Lords, Cowboys, and Desperadoes examines the relationship between affect, narrative, and violence surrounding three historical archetypes—social bandits (often associated with the drug trade), cowboys, and desperadoes—and how these narratives create affective loops that recreate violent structures in the Mexican American frontier. Acosta Morales analyzes narrative in literary, cinematic, and musical form, examining works by Américo […]

An Interview with Adam A. J. DeVille, editor of “Married Priests in the Catholic Church”

Adam A. J. DeVille, associate professor of theology and director of humanities at the University of Saint Francis, is the author and editor of numerous books, including Everything Hidden Shall Be Revealed: Ridding the Church of Abuses of Sex and Power and Orthodoxy and the Roman Papacy: Ut Unum Sint and the Prospects of East-West Unity (University of Notre Dame Press, […]

Our Pets Review Our Books!

The pets have reviewed our books and are eager to share some of their favorites with you. First, meet Po, an adventurous reader who enjoys historical works. She has a special appreciation for Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s novels on the Russian revolution. “One of my nine lives was spent as as cat on the streets of Petrograd,” […]

Notre Dame Press 2020 Media Report is Here

During 2020, the COVID-19 crisis impacted how University of Notre Dame Press books were published, printed, reviewed, and sold. The book industry experienced rapid change and unprecedented market response to the pandemic. Nearly all Notre Dame Press Spring 2020 titles and our entire Fall 2020 list were released while the in-house Press staff worked remotely, […]

An Excerpt from “Regret: A Theology” by Paul J. Griffiths

In the concise theological grammar Regret: A Theology, Paul J. Griffiths analyzes this attitude toward the past and distinguishes its various kinds. He examines attitudes encapsulated in the phrase, “I would it were otherwise,” including regret, contrition, remorse, compunction, lament, and repentance. By using literature (especially poetry) and Christian theology, Griffiths shows both what is […]

Our Pets Take Over the Press!

BREAKING: COVID-19 has certainly taken its toll. Weary in body and spirit, the staff of the University of Notre Dame Press are taking a much-needed vacation and leaving their offices to their pets. As the pets have settled into the work, a significant issue has arisen. They require the input of readers to settle the […]