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PRESS RELEASES

2022-06-29T16:55:00-05:00
2021-04-13T11:16:00-05:00
The University of Minnesota Press is in sympathy and solidarity with the grieving family of Daunte Wright, killed by police during a traffic stop near Minneapolis on Sunday, April 11, 2021, and acknowledges the trauma and fear experienced by the Black members of our community today and every day. In order for our world to be more equitable and just, we must all be a part of dismantling white supremacy in its many forms, including and especially racial profiling. In the shadow of the Derek Chauvin trial, we affirm, once again and always: BLACK LIVES MATTER.
2020-11-02T11:34:00-06:00
The University of Minnesota Press is pleased to announce the publication of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-3 (MMPI-3). This is the first full revision of the test since the late 1980s and features a new, nationally representative normative sample, selected to match the 2020 US census projections for race and ethnicity, education, and age.

PRESS CLIPS

2022-09-08T21:41:00-05:00
To say that a work of queer theory like The Shapes of Fancy “reads like queer theory” may seem redundant, but it captures something about the aesthetics of Varnado’s vivacious, rolling—even insatiable—prose, and her productively askew orientation toward early modernity and the reigning analytic protocols and interpretive habits of early modern sexuality studies.
2022-09-08T21:26:00-05:00
"I hope this book will invite reflection on the workings of identification and desire that animate its readers in the act of reading it, and I hope it will incite larger questions about where exactly desire, or queerness, inheres in any text or cultural object."
2022-08-19T05:44:00-05:00
Today’s guests are Meredith Farmer and Jonathan D.S. Schroeder, the co-editors of a bracing new collection of essays about the figure of Ahab in Melville’s novel Moby-Dick.

EVENTS

2022-07-27T11:37:00-05:00
Peter Geye will join Excelsior Bay Books on Friday, October 7 for a reading and discussion of his new book, THE SKI JUMPERS.
2022-07-27T11:37:00-05:00
Peter Geye will join Content Bookstore on Wednesday, October 12 for a reading and discussion of his new book, THE SKI JUMPERS.
2022-09-16T16:58:09-05:00
Linda LeGarde Grover will join the Ramsey County Historical Society for a discussion of two of her books, GICHIGAMI HEARTS and THE SKY WATCHED, on Indigenous People's Day, Monday, October 10.