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Inventing Authenticity reviewed in The Journal of Southern History

  “Unfurls a series of fresh insights…. this book uses a niche text—the recipe headnote—to weigh in on a debate that is not going anywhere anytime soon: what is the South, and who is southern?” —Camille Bégin, The Journal of Southern History, August...

Forging Communities wins ASFS Book Award

Forging Communities wins ASFS Book Award

Forging Communities: Food and Representation in Medieval and Early Modern Southwestern Europe, edited by Montserrat Piera has won the 2019 book award, best edited collection, from the Association for the Study of Food and Society. Forging Communities explores the...

Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda Wins Award From Design Research Group

Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda Wins Award From Design Research Group

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda: Architectural Inquiries and Prospects for a Developing African City by Korydon H. Smith and Tomà Berlanda has been named the winner of the 2019 Great Places Award by the Environmental Design Research Association. The...

Booklist reviews A Short History of Monsters

Booklist reviews A Short History of Monsters

  “Padua is a very wry poet who, in his first book, presents stinging and riotous poems, as in the two-stanza ‘Barbie’: ‘I am Barbie / I live in your dollhouse / You change my clothes every day. / If I could get out / of here I would / kill you all.’ These are...

Two reviews in the Journal of Southern History

Two reviews in the Journal of Southern History

  “While this edited volume will appeal to devotees of Arkansas history, it would be a mistake to assume that its value is only to that audience. Editor Guy Lancaster, an award-winning historian, has written an impressive introduction and assembled ten...

It’s All Done Gone wins Ned Shank Award

It’s All Done Gone wins Ned Shank Award

Congratulations to Patsy Watkins, winner of the 2018 Ned Shank Award for Outstanding Preservation Publication from Preserve Arkansas for her book It's All Done Gone: Arkansas Photographs from the Farm Security Administration Collection, 1935–1943.

Choice reviews three UA Press titles

Choice reviews three UA Press titles

“This edited volume breaks new ground in exploring decolonial movements connecting food to territory, subsistence, labor, local knowledge, memory, and identity. … The book serves as an outstanding model in methodology, combining narrative and life history, recipes,...