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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

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.
Jun 21, 2016
Cliff's writing serves as a model for how to confront the dualities of our complex world.
Cliff embraced her many identities as a light-skinned Creole, a lesbian, and an immigrant in both England and the United States to prove the intersections of prejudice and oppression.
Mar 04, 2016
Featuring Big Trouble + dVRG, with special guests Chris Koza, Lucy Michelle, Toki Wright, Terry Walsh, and DJ Shannon Blowtorch, plus the World's Most Dangerous Polka Band
In celebration of R.T. Rybak's memoir POTHOLE CONFIDENTIAL, First Avenue is hosting a launch party April 13 with music, ice cream, and more. This fundraiser supports the city of Minneapolis's STEP-UP youth employment program.

Press Clips

Jul 21, 2016
The Arts Fuse
John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life is not only an essential book for designers, but for those who love the history of design.
Jul 21, 2016
PopMatters
THE AGE OF LOVECRAFT ASKS READERS TO WEIGH HIS UNDENIABLE REVULSION TOWARD NON-WHITE, NON-MALE BODIES AGAINST HIS VISION OF A COSMOS INDIFFERENT TO ALL HUMANS.
Jul 18, 2016
Full Stop
Art is About Elegant Form: An Interview with Albert Murray by Wynton Marsalis.