Recent & Notable


University Press of Kansas to transition to Longleaf

April 14, 2023

We are pleased to announce a new partnership: effective May 1, 2023, Longleaf Services will provide fulfillment and distribution services and begin shipping orders for the University Press of Kansas. We’re…

Why the Confederacy Lost—and Why We Should Care Today (Part 2)

January 13, 2023

by Christian B. Keller, editor of Southern Strategies: Why the Confederacy Failed. Read Part 1 here. In the second segment of my analysis on why the Confederacy failed in its…

Ricketts Senate Appointment Gives the Impression that Political Appointments Go to the Highest Bidder

January 12, 2023

by Ross Benes, author of Rural Rebellion: How Nebraska Became a Republican Stronghold If you want to understand how much Nebraska politics has changed during the twenty-first century, consider Pete…

Upcoming Events

No Place Like Home film on KTWU TV

Wednesday. May 31, 2023 | 8:00 pm

The film No Place Like Home: The Struggle against Hate in Kansas, directed by Oscar winner Kevin Willmott, will be broadcast on KTWU television, the PBS affiliate in Topeka, Kansas.

Law and Society Association conference

Thursday. June 1, 2023 | 12:00 pm

The University Press of Kansas will have a booth at the Law and Society Association conference June 1-4.

Akin Prairie Wildflower Walk with Kelly Kindscher

Saturday. June 3, 2023 | 10:00 am

Ethnobotanist Kelly Kindscher, author of Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie and Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie will lead a wildflower walk at Akin Prairie, southeast of Lawrence, Kansas,...

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