Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on the Zimmerman trial, Michael Bloomberg, and wild horses. What did you read this week?
Duke University Press is calling for papers for the Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture.
Harvard University Press also discussed the Zimmerman verdict, relating it to a similar case involving Eleanor Bumpurs.
Indiana University Press offers eight highlights from AAUP 2013.
LSU Press debunks the mystery of their mascot Mike the Tiger.
Temple University Press reflects on the state of Michael Bloomberg’s New York in this mayoral election year.
The University of Pennsylvania Press announced this week’s new books.
Penn State Press launched a new series, Mushroom Mondays, where they will be giving readers a taste of some of the edible mushrooms found in the mid-Atlantic.
UNC Press offers another installment in their series North Carolina Icons; this week focusing on barrier islands and wild horses.
The University Press of Kentucky remembers the late Elmer T. Lee, a master distiller and Kentucky bourbon king.