The University of Minnesota Press has collaborated with International Arts & Artists to distribute Wendy A. Grossman’s Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens, which features more than 70 photographs by the American artist and uncovers a virtually unknown chapter in his inventive activities. An exhibit at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, is … More Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens
John Protevi, a professor of French studies at Louisiana State University, is author of Political Affect: Connecting the Social and the Somatic, which is the 7th installment in the University of Minnesota Press’s Posthumanities series. In this book, Protevi applies his concept of political affect to show how unconscious emotional valuing shaped three events: the … More Author Q&A: On Gilles Deleuze, philosophical tools, and "Political Affect"
So you think you know your Minnesota Vikings trivia? Then we have a challenge for you. Armand Peterson, editor of The Vikings Reader, has compiled this quiz for those who dare to put their Vikings knowledge to the test. E-mail your quiz results to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, December 7th (subject line: The Vikings Reader Challenge), … More The Vikings Reader Challenge!
Adam Gussow, author of Mister Satan’s Apprentice: A Blues Memoir, has created the first of a few planned video previews of his book. Here he reads a few passages from his book, splicing these with photos and, of course, the harmonica: As he puts it: “This is a story about a white kid from the … More Mister Satan’s Apprentice: A Preview
Dartmouth College has collaborated with Donald E. Pease, author of The New American Exceptionalism, on this video about the book and its notion of “state fantasy.” He describes how recent events such as the “birthers” and Tea Party movements are “designed to take the basic elements of George W. Bush’s war on terror and redescribe … More On the rise of the "birthers" and Tea Party movements
Minneapolis chef and longtime business owner Brenda Langton has announced plans to close Cafe Brenda, which opened in the Minneapolis Warehouse District in 1986. Langton, who opened her first restaurant in St. Paul in 1978, said in today’s Star Tribune: “Everything has its time … I’m having a great time moving into other arenas, and … More Cafe Brenda will soon close
Dear readers, Welcome to the discussion forum for Christopher Isherwood’s A Single Man. With this forum, the University of Minnesota Press invites you to leave a comment and chat with other readers about all things A Single Man and Isherwood: Your favorite passages of the book; your thoughts on how the book and the film … More A Single Man: Readers’ Forum