Cover design process: Prismatic Ecology

Our hot-off-the-press book Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory beyond Green uses color as a guide to theoretical reflection on innovations that arrive when ecotheory moves beyond the pastoralism of green. This book has a gorgeous cover and a pretty cool story behind that cover. We’ve asked the cover designer, Jeff Clark, to let us in on his … More Cover design process: Prismatic Ecology

Mary Relindes Ellis: Why the past is critical to understanding our present.

The original Washington Avenue Bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, circa 1880, photographed from the north, showing the Bohemian Flats neighborhood below the bridge. The area, which is now a park, is the setting for Mary Relindes Ellis’s second novel, The Bohemian Flats. BY MARY RELINDES ELLISAuthor of The Turtle Warrior “The past is … More Mary Relindes Ellis: Why the past is critical to understanding our present.

"This is not, perhaps, the homily that most Americans will expect from me." —Walter Mondale

President Jimmy Carter with Walter Mondale before departing for Guadalupeon Jan. 4, 1979. Photo from the National Archives and Records Administration. The University of Minnesota Press has released in a new paperback edition The Good Fight: A Life in Liberal Politics, by former U.S. senator from Minnesota and former vice president of the United States, … More "This is not, perhaps, the homily that most Americans will expect from me." —Walter Mondale

Navigating the diversity of autistic experience

BY MICHAEL ORSINI AND JOYCE DAVIDSON We live in a world full of autism. Full of a multiplicity of experiences that remind us of the diversity of autistic experience. Full of moments that teach us about the boundaries of our own knowledge about this complex condition. Full of contradictions about what it means to be … More Navigating the diversity of autistic experience