#SpeakUP! is the theme for University Press Week 2023, an annual celebration of university press publishing first celebrated in 1978.
At Notre Dame Press, we’re celebrating this special week with a Blog Tour. Each day, we’ll post a new piece on our blog that reflects on how we #SpeakUP at Notre Dame Press, giving voice to the scholarship and ideas that shape conversations around the world.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2023
What does #SpeakUP mean at your press?
Taking on Issues That Matter
Greg Bourke, author of Gay, Catholic, and American, writes about choosing to publish his book with University of Notre Dame Press.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2023
Who does your press help #SpeakUP?
Amplifying Voices That Need to Be Heard
Notre Dame Press staff member Katie Campbell interviews Jordan Pérez, author of Santa Tarantula, about her poetry and her work to prevent child sexual abuse.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2023
When does your press #SpeakUP?
Speaking Up When It Really Matters
Jeffrey J. Matthews, author of Generals and Admirals, Criminals and Crooks: Dishonorable Leadership in the U.S. Military, writes about the importance of speaking up at the right time to facilitate change.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2023
How does your press #SpeakUP?
Creating Space for Conversation
Notre Dame Press 5+1 intern and graduate student Jake Kildoo writes about the experience of facilitating conversation between two prominent Elie Wiesel scholars for an NDP “Books for Better Understanding” video focused on new, expanded releases of Wiesel’s Four Hasidic Masters and Five Biblical Portraits.
Creating Space for Conversation Blog Post
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2023
Where does your press #SpeakUP?
The Notre Dame Press Book Festival: Reaching Out to Campus and the Broader Community
Every fall, the annual Book Festival and “Dirty Book Sale” puts Notre Dame Press in the center of campus and the broader community for two days of educational sessions, a fabulous sale, and plenty of opportunities to connect.
Book Festival Blog Post