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An Excerpt from “The Politics of Gender Reform in West Africa” by Ludovic Lado

Historically, attempts at implementing gender reform in West Africa have been met with suspicion. Beyond the perception that such reforms subvert traditional structures of authority and community, many worry that these efforts are inextricably connected to Western imperialism and colonialism. Ludovic Lado’s The Politics of Gender Reform in West Africa: Family, Religion, and the State examines the […]

A Poem from “Auto/Body,” by Vickie Vértiz

From the greased-up engines of auto body shops to the innumerable points of light striking the dance floor of a queer nightclub, Auto/Body, winner of the Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry, connects the vulnerability of the narrating queer body to the language of auto mechanics to reveal their shared decadence. From odes to drag, to pushing […]

An Interview with Susan McWilliams Barndt, Author of the Introduction to the Anniversary Edition of “The Idea of Fraternity in America”

Susan McWilliams Barndt is professor of politics at Pomona College. She has written and edited a number of books, including The American Road Trip and American Political Thought. She wrote the introduction to the 50th Anniversary Edition of The Idea of Fraternity in America by Wilson Carey McWilliams (June 2023). She recently answered some of our […]

An Interview with Oluwatomisin Olayinka Oredein, Author of “The Theology of Mercy Amba Oduyoye”

Oluwatomisin Olayinka Oredein is an assistant professor in Black religious traditions, constructive theology, and ethics at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish her new book, The Theology of Mercy Amba Oduyoye: Ecumenism, Feminism, and Communal Practice (May 2023). She recently answered some of our questions about […]

An Interview with James J. Sheehan, Author of “Making a Modern Political Order”

James J. Sheehan is the Dickason Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Stanford University. He was president of the American Historical Association in 2005 and is the author and editor of numerous books, including Where Have All the Soldiers Gone? The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish his newest book, Making a Modern Political […]

Top Books about Notre Dame from a Notre Dame Student

Happy Notre Dame Day! We are having our annual Notre Dame Day Flash Sale now through April 27th. Save 50% on all Notre Dame books on our site and receive free shipping on orders over $30. To redeem these sale prices, enter the promotional code 14ND at checkout. Theresa Tulsiak, one of Notre Dame Press’s […]

Oluwatomisin Olayinka Oredein Named Inaugural Recipient of First-Time Author Award

Oluwatomisin Olayinka Oredein was named the inaugural recipient of the Notre Dame Press First-Time Author Award for her forthcoming book, The Theology of Mercy Amba Oduyoye: Ecumenism, Feminism, and Communal Practice. The book offers an in-depth analysis of the life and work of African theologian Mercy Amba Oduyoye, one of the most important African theologians […]

Notre Dame Press Celebrates Its Kellogg Institute Series & Kellogg Institute’s 40th Anniversary

This year, Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies celebrates its 40th anniversary. Founded in 1982 thanks to a generous donation from Helen Kellogg, the Institute brings together an interdisciplinary community of scholars to promote research and education in the areas of democracy and human development. In the pursuit of its mission, the Kellogg Institute […]

Notre Dame Press Presents Its Fall 2023 Catalog of Publications

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to present our Fall 2023 catalog. This season’s titles engage a variety of topics, including theology, philosophy, medieval studies, American foreign policy, and creative writing. Some highlights and campus partnerships include: We hope you enjoy browsing through the catalog. You can pre-order these titles and read more […]

The Value of Notre Dame Press from Our Friends of the Press

The University of Notre Dame Press is the largest Catholic university press in the world. We publish academic and general interest books that engage the most enduring questions of our time. But don’t just take our word for it! Our press partners, authors, and friends share what makes Notre Dame Press special. We hope you’ll […]