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Day 1: Monday
HUP author Anthony Grafton “recalls how university press books introduced him to a world of discovery and argument as a young man, and explains how the importance of UPs in that process of discovery has only grown.” Read more: “My Blue Bound Loves”

Judith (Jack) Halberstam, Duke University Press author, tells us that “university presses guarantee much more than just the availability of radical knowledge. They also ensure that slow knowledge can percolate, that unpopular notions can be aired, that counter-intuitive thinking can flourish.” Read more: Duke University Press

Stanford University Press asks Steve Levingston, Nonfiction Editor at the Washington Post Book World, “Why University Presses Matter.” Read more: Stanford University Press

Claire Bond Potter, Professor of History at The New School for Public Engagement, explains to the University of Georgia Press why “small is better.” Read more: University of Georgia Press

UMP author Ned Stuckey-French and sales representative Bruce Miller collaborated to explain why university presses matter. They also pulled together a campaign to save the University of Missouri Press. Read more: University of Missouri

Learn more about University Press Week: AAUP University Press Week 2012

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