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Celebrating Black History Month

This Black History Month we celebrate the strength, resiliance, and achievement of Black communities in the Washingto…

February 23, 2024

James Keenan, SJ: The Moral Life

The Moral Life offers scholars and students of Christian ethics a novel perspective on what we need to know not only…

February 9, 2024

Eric Boyd & Anna Alvarez Boyd: FairWays to Leadership®

FairWays to Leadership® teaches both advanced and novice golfers how to navigate a round of golf using six key le…

January 25, 2024

Danko Šipka: Water, Whiskey, and Vodka

Water, Whiskey, and Vodka takes a deep dive into the origins of the Slavic languages, from a common ancestor language…

November 16, 2023

Elizabeth Rule: Indigenous DC

On Indigenous Peoples' Day, learn more about the history of Indigenous populations in Washington DC through an except…

October 9, 2023

Reem Bassiouney: Al Qata'i: Ibn Tulun's City Without Walls

Translated from the original Arabic, Al-Qata’i: Ibn Tulun’s City Without Walls by Reem Bassiouney relates…

September 21, 2023

James Goldgeier & Tamara Cofman Wittes: Foreign Policy Careers for PhDs

Through more than thirty interviews with doctoral degree holders, James Goldgeier and Tamara Cofman Wittes offer curr…

September 6, 2023

Robert Watson: When Washington Burned

When Washington Burned by Lynn University Robert Watson narrates and examines the British campaign and American misst…

July 21, 2023

Erik Dahl: The Covid-19 Intelligence Failure

Epidemiologists and national security agencies warned for years about the potential for a deadly pandemic, but in th…

February 13, 2023

GUP's Spring Sale 2021

Leap into spring with a great read courtesy of Georgetown University Press! Enjoy 30% off on these titles when you pu…

May 13, 2021

A Note from the Director

Dear Colleagues, Over the past year, we’ve witnessed our country’s reckoning with deep-seated systemic ra…

February 19, 2021

Black History Month: A Reading List

This Black History Month, we’re looking to the past to understand our present and create a better future. Read…

February 18, 2021

#UPWeek: An interview with Senior Acquisitions Editor Hilary Claggett

In honor of University Press Week 2020, we sat down with GUP’s newest editor Hilary Claggett for a discussion o…

November 29, 2020

Darcy Lear: What will you take back to the face-to-face language classroom post-pandemic?

Like so many educators who’ve moved first to emergency remote teaching then to something more like online teach…

November 11, 2020

Benjamin Rifkin: The Art of Teaching Russian

Perhaps never in the history of the teaching of Russian in North America have we, teachers and professors of Russian,…

November 2, 2020

A Georgetown Life: The Reminiscences of Britannia Wellington Peter Kennon of Tudor Place

As a Georgetown resident for nearly a century, Britannia Wellington Peter Kennon (1815 – 1911) was close to the…

October 16, 2020

GUP August 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the inaugural monthly newsletter from Georgetown University Press! We value you as a part of our community…

September 7, 2020

For Japan and South Korea, what next?

In Peak Japan, Brad Glosserman shows why Japan has been unable to break out of the torpor that began in the early 199…

September 6, 2020

Announcing Al-Kitaab Third Edition E-Textbooks

Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program, Third Edition
eTextbooks Now Available The best-selling Al-Kitaab Arabic Lan…

September 2, 2020

Books for knowing the world better

Our mission at Georgetown University Press is to publish books that enable readers to reach across barriers, both loc…

July 7, 2020

Tips for Teaching Remotely

As coronavirus continues to spread, many schools are shifting classes online in an effort to protect their students a…

June 9, 2020

Doctors who torture

Doctors take an oath to do no harm. But, as Steven Miles reveals in The Torture Doctors, there are some who stray fro…

May 14, 2020

Spies in New York

Through every era of American history, New York City has been a battleground for international espionage, where secre…

April 9, 2020

Criteria for Responsibility: Assisting the World's Displaced Peoples

Today, 68.5 million people have been displaced by war, natural disasters, and crimes against humanity. Some of the bi…

March 22, 2020

University Press Week Blog Tour Last Day: #TurnItUp Science

This is the last day for The University Press Week Blog Tour. The theme for Friday blog #TurnItUp is Science. See the…

November 21, 2019

University Press Week Blog Tour Day 4: #TurnItUp History

The University Press Week Blog Tour continues! Today’s theme is #TurnItUP: History. See the great posts below:…

November 20, 2019

University Press Week Blog Tour Day 3: #TurnItUp The Neighborhood

The Neighborhood (local or regional publishing) is today’s theme for the UPWeek Blog Tour. And we’ve got…

November 19, 2019

University Press Week Blog Tour, Day One: #TurnItUP Arts & Culture

Begin the University Press Week blog tour today by visiting these great university press offerings: Duke University P…

November 18, 2019

Getting more engaged in US politics? Here are some guides for your armament.

For the first time ever, over a hundred million voters participated in the recent US midterm election. Percentage-wis…

October 17, 2019