Category: UP Week

The Notre Dame Press Book Club

A year like 2020 reveals the need to #KeepUP with conversations and voices about diversity and inclusion more than ever. As academic publishers, we especially need to make efforts to understand and be allies. So our Assistant Production Editor, David Juarez, decided to start a book club at Notre Dame Press. These are his thoughts: […]

Why Do University Presses Matter?

Notre Dame Press is proud to kick off our University Press Week blog tour with an interview with Greg Bourke, author of Gay, Catholic, and American: My Legal Battle for Marriage Equality and Inclusion. Bourke and his husband, Michael De Leon, were named plaintiffs in the landmark United States Supreme Court decision Obergefell vs. Hodges, […]

Notre Dame Press celebrates University Press Week with Book Festival, Author Events, Sale, and Blog Tour

This year, University Press Week is November 8–12, 2021. “Keep UP,” this year’s theme, marks the tenth anniversary of University Press Week and celebrates how university presses have evolved over the past decade. The inaugural UP Week theme in 2012 was “Contributing to an Informed Society.” During the ten years since, the university press community has stayed […]

Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale Coming in November

The University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to announce our annual Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale will take place on November 9–10, 2021, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm EST, in the Hesburgh Library Concourse. For decades, graduate and undergraduate students have flocked to our Book Festival and Book Sale. The Book Festival will feature […]

The Value of University Press Publishing from Friends of Notre Dame Press

Today, valuing expertise and knowledge can feel like a radical act. Notre Dame Press not only believes in facts and knowledge, but produces and distributes them daily, publishing approximately 60 peer-reviewed print and digital books each year, read by people around the globe. Notre Dame Press authors, friends, and advocates frequently tell our colleagues at […]

Our Student Impact at Notre Dame Press

Notre Dame Press helps prepare Notre Dame students for fulfilling careers after graduation. Through our undergraduate student internships and participation in the College of Arts and Letters 5+1 Program for graduate students, we provide direct, hands-on career experience and mentorship. Learn more about how we are shaping future publishing professionals in the student impact video […]

An Interview with Joseph E. Davis and Paul Scherz, co-editors of “The Evening of Life”

Joseph E. Davis and Paul Scherz are the co-editors of The Evening of Life: The Challenges of Aging and Dying Well (September 2020). This volume provides an interdisciplinary examination of the challenges of aging and dying well and calls for a re-envisioning of cultural concepts, practices, and virtues that embraces decline, dependency, and finitude rather than […]

The Value of University Press Publishing from our Notre Dame Press Colleagues

Our colleagues at Notre Dame Press are some of the finest scholarly book professionals in the business. From our acquisitions team to our extraordinary editors, production and design staff, and marketing and sales professionals, we strive day in and out to bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. Here is what […]

Notre Dame Press 2019–2020 Year at a Glance

Each year, Notre Dame Press connects the ideas of leading scholars and experts with new readers. In celebration of University Press Week, we’re pleased to share the Notre Dame Press 2019–2020 Year at a Glance, which showcases the reach and impact of the press. Though this was a challenging year, Notre Dame Press maintained the […]

Notre Dame Press celebrates UP Week with Book Festival, Sale, and Blog Tour

This year, University Press Week is November 9–15, 2020. The 2020 UP Week theme, #RaiseUP, highlights the role that the university press community plays in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe—in partnership with booksellers, librarians, and others. University presses use peer review and rigorous editorial […]