NYU Press celebrates 100 years

April 19, 2016 nyupressblog 0

On April 17th, 1916, New York University Press was founded by action of the University Council’s Board of Trustees. An effort initiated by Chancellor Elmer Ellsworth Brown, who stated its purpose to be: “to publish contributions to higher learning by eminent scholars”.

Buzzed on research

December 5, 2014 nyupressblog 1

—Andrew M. Schocket Research can be boring, draining, sometimes physically or emotionally exhausting. For previous projects, I’ve logged weeks worth of time doing data entry, and have had students who have dealt with such topics as rape and infanticide,




UP Week: Announcing the new Keywords

November 14, 2014 nyupressblog 2

Happy University Press Week! We are thrilled to once again be featured the final run of the university press blog tour—this year, with a post from Bruce Burgett and Glenn Hendler, co-editors of the second edition




An interview with editor-translator Th. Emil Homerin

February 26, 2014 nyupressblog 0

Th. Emil Homerin, editor-translator of the recently-published The Principles of Sufism (NYU Press, 2014) has long been interested in the work of ‘A’ishah al-Ba’uniyyah, who is perhaps the most prolific and prominent woman who wrote in Arabic prior




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