Thinking outside the orthodox box: An interview with Jonathan Eburne, winner of the MLA’s James Russell Lowell Prize

The Modern Language Association has announced that Jonathan Eburne’s Outsider Theory: Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas has won the James Russell Lowell Prize. One of the most prestigious scholarly awards in the world since its founding in 1969, the Lowell Prize honors an outstanding work in literary or linguistic study written by a member of the … More Thinking outside the orthodox box: An interview with Jonathan Eburne, winner of the MLA’s James Russell Lowell Prize

Just released: Debates in the Digital Humanities, OA edition

Yesterday at the 2013 MLA convention, author Matthew Gold unveiled the brand-new, online, open-access edition of Debates in the Digital Humanities. This website is a joint initiative of The Graduate Center, City University of New York and the University of Minnesota Press. It features new articles, feedback visualizations, and a whole lot of awesomeness. Want … More Just released: Debates in the Digital Humanities, OA edition

UMP book awards: MLA, International Tribal Art

This week we have been thrilled to learn of several prizes awarded to UMP authors: Anatoly Liberman is the recipient of MLA’s Prize for Distinguished Bibliography for A Bibliography of English Etymology. The prize is awarded every even-numbered year, and will be presented during the annual MLA convention on January 7th, 2011. Click here for … More UMP book awards: MLA, International Tribal Art

Holiday Hiatus

This blog will be pretty quiet next week, and most likely the week after as well (though you might see a post or two from the MLA convention in Philadelphia). Speaking of MLA — you can visit the University of Minnesota Press at booths B612 and B614. We’ll be offering a 30% discount on all … More Holiday Hiatus