Category Archives: radical studies

Excerpted from the new UIP book Goodbye iSlave, by Jack Linchuan Qiu. Hans Rollman at PopMatters reviewed the book here. Welcome to a brave New World of profit making, propelled by high technology, guarded by enterprising authority, carried forward by millions of … Continue reading

Dear Bolshevik, As a part of the highbrow academic publishing community, what do you think about Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in Literature? I know you’re not putting out fiction and poetry. But does giving that kind of august … Continue reading

With robots and other thinking devices prepared to replace us in about eight days, we thought it time to curry favor by highlighting UIP titles that engage the dilemmas and delights of our information age. Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and related topics. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, I read the other day that Amazon intends to … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and related topics. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, The other day it occurred to me that literacy is … Continue reading

Appalachia is one of those words that encompasses a universe and leaves each of us to form our own ideas of what it means. For me, to use one example, Appalachia ties into the back-to-the-earth movement popular when I was … Continue reading

Kenyon Zimmer is an assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at Arlington. He answered some questions about his book Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America. Q: Is there a popular conceit that the immigrant anarchists … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and LOVE. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, Well, here we are again. Another Valentine’s Day. I cannot go … Continue reading

Will Kaufman, the author of UIP’s Woody Guthrie: American Radical, just published a piece in The Conversation about a recent discovery he made in the Guthrie archives. Maybe you’ve seen it referenced all over the Internet. Well, Kaufman kickstarted the meme with his article. Revealed: … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and other topics. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, A female coworker swears by this hot new app called … Continue reading