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Press Contacts

Heather Skinner
Publicist and Assistant Marketing Manager
presspr@umn.edu
Phone: (612) 301-1932
Emily Hamilton
Assistant Director for Book Publishing
eph@umn.edu
Phone: (612) 301-1936

Press Releases

Oct 13, 2016
Two books, Positively Main Street and Highway 61 Revisited, dig into the singer's storied career and Minnesota roots
 
Aug 23, 2016
The Senator Next Door will be available Sept. 1
 
Jul 19, 2016
This two-day symposium explores the practices and sociopolitical implications of contemporary museology
This two-day symposium on November 20-21, 2016, features University of Minnesota Press authors Timothy Morton, Cary Wolfe, and Arseny Zhilyaev.

Press Clips

Dec 01, 2016
Rising Up with Sonali
The on-going actions at Standing Rock, North Dakota have been met with many gestures of solidarity. One of the most interesting is solidarity from Palestinian rights activists who have seen a clear parallel between the Indigenous struggle for sovereignty and treaty rights with the Palestinian struggle for self-determination.
Nov 29, 2016
MinnPost
When we talk about Ford in Minnesota, we are now talking about redeveloping its Twin Cities Assembly Plant site. We’ve moved on. But author Brian McMahon says not so fast — “Let’s remember what happened there.”
Nov 29, 2016
Minnesota Public Radio
Brian McMahon (THE FORD CENTURY IN MINNESOTA) talks with Cathy Wurzer about the St. Paul plant and the former Minneapolis plant.