As 2015 comes to a close, we’re looking back on our most popular blog posts of the year. To get you excited for the New Year countdown, we’re giving you a countdown of our own. Read on to see which blog post came out on top!
Recent Duke University Press works explore time as it relates to cultural politics, queer histories, feminism, and modern German culture.
Guest poster Rachel Harding recounts the launch of the memoir she and her mother, civil rights activist Rosemarie Freeney Harding, collaborated on for a decade.
What’s better than France and food? The special issue editors of “Food and France: What Food Studies Can Teach Us about History” introduce the topics of the issue, ranging from coffee in 17th-century France to black-market Parisian restaurants.
A host of recent scholarship reveals the surprisingly unstable boundaries between human and nonhuman, with perspectives from fields like queer and trans studies, biopolitics, ethnography, and religious studies.
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies co-editor Marcia Ochoa tells us what to expect from the journal over the next few years, including scholarship on queer anthropology, the global south, and transgender studies.
There was a lot of excitement surrounding our new publishing partnership with open access journal Environmental Humanities when it was announced in August.
We sat down with Stanford professor James Ferguson in May to discuss his new book Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of Distribution, which examines the rise of social welfare programs in southern Africa.
Co-editor Frances Hasso takes a look at the changes—both aesthetic and content-based—that JMEWS has undergone during its transition to Duke University Press.
We were saddened to hear of the passing of author, editor, and professor Randy Martin, whose valuable work explored the intersections of art and politics and enriched the fields greatly.
Brian Massumi provides insight into his new book Ontopower: War, Powers, and the State of Perception, describing how 9/11 shaped its birth and development and building on the foreign policy ideas presented in the book.
It looks like everyone was glad to hear about the revival of four books formerly published by South End Press. Exile and Pride, Conquest, Incognegro, and Normal Life have been welcome additions to our list of offerings.
Keep an eye on our blog during the coming year—which posts do you think will be the most popular? And for more Duke University Press news in 2016, make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and this blog.