News & Press Releases

Paul Taçon wins the Rhys Jones Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Archaeology

Congratuations to UPC author Paul S. C. Taçon who was awarded the Rhys Jones Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Archaeology at the 2016 Australian Archaeological Association annual meeting! "The award, the most coveted of the Australian Archaeological Association, has special significance for Professor Taçon. It was Rhys Jones, one…

2016 Holiday Sale!

Books make the best gifts. Use promo code HOLIDAY16 to receive 20% off the list price of any book on our site through December 31, 2016! If your preferred bookseller is Amazon, you can support UPC and USUP at no additional cost by selecting us via Amazon Smile!

Tershia d'Elgin speaks at the Tattered Cover Book Store

Thank you to the Tattered Cover Book Store for a lovely talk and signing with Tershia d'Elgin, author of The Man Who Thought He Owned Water! 

Darrin Pratt begins term as AAUP President

"We must see differently; it is, perhaps, the only requirement of the job." —Aaron A. Abeyta

Mike Amundson on the road with WYOMING REVISITED!

 Mike Amundson will be traveling across Wyoming from June 23 to July 1 signing copies of Wyoming Revisited! Check out the schedule below.  Wyoming Revisited provides powerful illustrations of the historic evolution of the American West over the past century and showcases the significant changes that have occurred over the past…

Herndon Davis DPL exhibit now open

Herndon Davis: Journalist and Painter at the Denver Public Library opened today with a reception and talk by Craig Leavitt and Thomas J Noel. The exhibit runs through August 31, 2016. This exhibit includes elections from the rich Herndon Davis (1901-1962) collection found in the Western History and Genealogy Department…

Natalie Scenters-Zapico wins the NACCS-Tejas Foco Best Poetry Book of 2015!

Congratulations to Natalie Scenters-Zapico, who has won the NACCS-Tejas Foco Best Poetry Book of 2015 for The Verging Cities! The award ceremony will be held at a luncheon on Friday, February 19, 2016, at the National Association of Chicana & Chicano Studies-Tejas Foco in Houston, TX.  

Jacqueline Rhodes & Jonathan Alexander win the 2016 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Book Award!

Congratulations to Jacqueline Rhodes and Jonathan Alexander, winners of the 2016 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award for Techne: Queer Meditations on Writing the Self! This award is given to the book, article, and dissertation "that best make queer interventions into the study of composition and rhetoric. Works…