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New Titles in Latin American Studies

We will be joining you for the Latin American Studies Association 2022 virtual Annual Congress! Check out our booth in the official exhibit hall. Editorial Director Gisela Fosado and Assistant Editor Alejandra Mejía will be joining you during the conference. Don’t miss Gisela in “The Art of Publishing: A Roundtable with Editors on Academic Articles and Books,” Thursday, May 5, 2:00-3:30pm PST. And you can find many of our authors participating in panels throughout the weekend.

Our spring sale is now live! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to pick up in-stock books and journal issues in Latin American studies – or any other discipline – for 50% off. Use coupon code SPRING22 through May 27 when you order on our website. Check out our sale FAQs for more details. 

Our conference landing page has all our newest titles in Latin American studies, or you can browse our complete list of books and journals in the field. Below, check out our digital catalog.

If you are looking to connect with any of our editors about your book project, see our editors’ specialties and contact information and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal.

New Titles in Native and Indigenous Studies

As you come together for the NAISA Regional Gatherings this year, we are excited to celebrate the latest scholarship in Native and Indigenous studies. Until May 31, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code NAISA22 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Check out our conference landing page to see all our newest titles in Native and Indigenous studies, or browse our complete list of books and journals in the field here.

Executive Editor Courtney Berger welcomes submissions for projects in Native and Indigenous studies. You can connect with Courtney or any of our other editors about your book project by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

New Titles in Cinema and Media Studies

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We look forward to joining authors, editors, and friends of the press virtually at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference. Until May 9, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code SCMS22 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Registered attendees can find our listing on the conference website. Check out our conference landing page to see all our newest titles in media studies, or browse our complete list of books and journals in media studies here.

Executive Editor Courtney Berger is attending the virtual conference and welcomes submissions for projects in media studies. You can connect with Courtney or any of our other editors about your book project by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

Duke University Press is pleased to welcome Trans Asia Photography to our journals publishing program beginning this spring. Trans Asia Photography, edited by Deepali Dewan, Yi Gu, and Thy Phu, is the first and only open-access international peer-reviewed journal devoted to the interdisciplinary exploration of historic and contemporary photography from Asia and across the Asian diaspora. Learn more about the journal here.

New Titles in Geography

We will miss meeting with authors, editors, and friends of the Press in person at the American Association of Geographers annual conference, but we look forward to connecting with you all virtually. Until April 15, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code AAG22 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Registered attendees can find our listing on the conference website. Check out our conference landing page to see all our newest titles in geography, or browse our complete list of books and journals in geography here.

To set up a meeting with editors Courtney Berger and Elizabeth Ault, please reserve a time slot in advance:

Join DUP authors throughout the conference!

If you were hoping to connect with one of our editors about your book project at the American Association of Geographers conference, please reach out by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

New Titles in Art and Visual Culture

We will miss meeting with authors, editors, and friends of the Press in person at the College Art Association annual conference, but we look forward to connecting with you all virtually. Until March 31, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code CAA22 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Registered attendees can find our listing on the conference website. For all of our newest titles in art and visual studies, see below for our digital catalog, or check out our conference landing page for highlights. And browse all books and journals in art and visual studies here.


Multiple DUP authors have presented during the conference:

Vivian L. Huang is presenting on a panel hosted by the Association of Historians of American Art, “Beyond In/visibility: the Politics of Asian American Representation in American Art History,” Saturday, February 19, 12:00pm EST.

Join Ronak K. Kapadia for the panel, “The air we breathe: aesthetics and politics of the breath in transpacific and transatlantic visual cultures,” hosted by the Diasporic Asian Art Network, Friday, February 18, 10:00am EST.

Laura E. Pérez will be presenting on, “Latinx Bodies: Presence/absence and representation (Part 1),” Thursday, February 17, 10:00am EST.

You can find Tatiana Flores on all panels for “The Feminist Art Project: Feminist Solidarities and Kinships,” starting Friday, February 18, 5:00pm EST.

If you were hoping to connect with Ken Wissoker or one of our other editors about your book project at the College Art Association conference, please reach out by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

New Titles in History

We will miss meeting with authors, editors, and friends of the Press in person at the American Historical Association annual conference, but we look forward to connecting with you all virtually. Until March 31, 2022, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code AHA22 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers. You can browse a complete list of books and journals in history here.


Assistant Editor Alejandra Mejía

I am saddened to not be joining folks in person in New Orleans, but I am excited to join virtual sessions and connect with prospective authors digitally. I acquire in Latinx History and I am particularly interested in histories of labor, migration, social movements, pan-ethnic and pan-racial solidarity, and scholarship deconstructing the ways in which we currently understand Latinidad. If you’d like to meet with me to discuss your book proposal, just send me an email at alejandra.mejia@dukeupress.edu. I hope you are all taking care of yourselves and your communities!


If you are joining us for the virtual week, you can find DUP authors in multiple panels:

Join DUP authors for panels at the in-person AHA:

If you were hoping to connect with Gisela Fosado, Joshua Gutterman Tranen, Alejandra Mejía, or one of our other editors about your book project at the American Historical Association annual conference, please reach out by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

New Titles in Literature and Literary Studies

We will miss meeting with authors, editors, and friends of the Press in person at the Modern Language Association annual conference, but we look forward to connecting with you all virtually. Until February 28, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code MLA22 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Registered attendees can find our listing on the conference website. For all of our newest titles in literature and literary studies, see below for our digital catalog. And browse all books and journals in literary studies here.


Senior Executive Editor Ken Wissoker will be a virtual presenter on the panel, “Getting Your Book Published,” Friday, 7 January at 12:00pm EST in the Marriott Marquis, Mount Vernon Square.

Join Executive Editor Courtney Berger in the virtual panel, “Navigating the Changing Landscape of Scholarly Book Publishing in Literary and Cultural Studies,” Saturday, 8 January at 10:15am EST.

DUP author Elizabeth McHenry will be presenting on her new book in the panel, “Unsettled Genealogies of Black Writing: Elizabeth McHenry’s To Make Negro Literature,” Saturday, 8 January at 3:30pm EST in the Mint Room of the Marriott Marquis.

And you can find other authors on many panels around the conference!

If you were hoping to connect with Courtney Berger, Ken Wissoker, or one of our other editors about your book project at the Modern Language Association annual conference, please reach out by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

New Titles in Middle Eastern Studies

We will be celebrating the Middle East Studies Association conference virtually this year. Until January 15, 2022, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code MESA21 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Registered attendees can find us in the official virtual exhibit hall. For highlights of our newest titles in Middle East studies, check out our conference landing page. And browse all books and journals in Middle East studies here, including the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies and Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Join DUP authors for panels throughout MESA 2021:

  • Hatim El-Hibri, 2:00pm Tuesday, November 30, “Gaza on Screen.”
  • Jill Jarvis, 1:30pm Wednesday, December 1, “Deserts as Archives Part 2.”
  • Sa’ed Atshan, 2:00pm Wednesday, December 1, “Ethnographies of Uprisings: Exploring Approaches to Understanding Revolt in the Middle East.”
  • Elizabeth Bentley, 2:00pm Thursday, December 2, “Narratives of Loss and Violence.”

If you were hoping to connect with Elizabeth Ault or one of our other editors about your book project at the Middle East Studies Association conference, please reach out by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

New Titles in African Studies

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We will be celebrating the African Studies Association conference virtually this year. Until December 31, 2021, save 40% on books and journal issues with coupon code AFSA21 when you order on our website. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Registered attendees can find us in the official virtual exhibit hall. For highlights of our newest titles in African studies, check out our conference landing page. And browse all books and journals in African studies here.

Join Julie Livingston for an author-meets-critics session about her book Self-Devouring Growth: A Planetary Parable as Told from Southern Africa, Thursday, November 18 at 12:00pm EST.

There is also an author-meets-critics session for Naminata Diabate’s Naked Agency: Genital Cursing and Biopolitics in Africa, Thursday, November 18 at 4:00pm EST.

And join Achille Mbembe, Naminata Diabate, Noah Tamarkin, Monica Popescu, and Lynn Thomas for a discussion on “Theory in Forms: Politics meets New Writing” Wednesday, November 17, 10:00am EST.

You can find many other DUP authors on panels throughout to conference, including Christopher Tounsel, Jennifer Bajorek, Xavier Livermon, Cajetan Iheka, Kwasi Konadu, and Matthew H. Brown.

If you were hoping to connect with Elizabeth Ault or one of our other editors about your book project at the African Studies Association conference, please reach out by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.

New Titles in American Studies

We look forward to celebrating new books and journal issues in American studies at the virtual American Studies Association conference. During our fall sale, save 50% on all books and special issues when you use coupon code FALL21 at checkout. Customers in the UK and Europe can order books with this code from our UK partner, Combined Academic Publishers.

Registered attendees can find us in the official virtual exhibit hall. For highlights of our newest titles in American studies, check out our conference landing page. And browse all books and journals in American studies here.

Since we can’t take pictures of our authors in our exhibit hall booth, we’ve collected an album of their book selfies! Find them on Facebook.

On Tuesday, October 12, join author Kandice Chuh for an roundtable session about her book The Difference Aesthetics Makes, at12:00pm EST, accompanied by Lisa Lowe and Laura Hyun Yi Kang.

Soyica Colbert will be discussing Race and Performance After Repetition on a panel with many of the volume’s contributors, Wedneday, October 13 at 4:00pm EST.

Thursday, October 14 at 10:00am EST, join Xavier Livermon for “Kwaito Bodies: Black (Queer) Creativity in Transnational Context,” on his most recent book.

Tiffany Lethabo King and Savannah Shange will both participate in the Critical Ethnic Studies Committee roundtable on The Black Shoals Wednesday, October 13 at 4:00pm EST, and on the panel “Black Feminist Ecologies/Ethnographies of Experimentation and Revolt in The Black Shoals (2019) and Progressive Dystopia (2019),” Thursday, October 14, 12:00pm EST.

If you were hoping to connect with Courtney Berger, Ken Wissoker, Elizabeth Ault, or one of our other editors about your book project at the American Studies Association conference, please reach out to them by email. See our editors’ specialties and contact information here and our online submissions guidelines and submission portal here.