Recent & Notable


Margie Carr to Discuss “Kansas City’s Montgall Avenue”

September 27, 2023

Join Margie Carr Thursday at Watkin’s Museum at 7:00 as she relays some of her favorite stories and insights from her new book: Kansas City’s Montgall Avenue: Kansas City’s Black…

Timothy Paulson to serve as director for University Press of Kansas

August 25, 2023

LAWRENCE — The University Press of Kansas board of trustees, composed of provosts from each of the six Kansas Regents institutions, has appointed Timothy Paulson as director of the University…

UPK Statement on APSA

August 15, 2023

American Political Science Association Annual MeetingLos Angeles, August 31-September 2 In early July, thousands of hotel workers in Los Angeles went on strike to demand higher wages and better benefits….

Upcoming Events

Heartland Book Fest

Saturday. October 7, 2023 | 10:00 am

The University Press of Kansas will be exhibiting our books at the Heartland Book Fest, held at the Central branch of the Kansas City Public Library.

No Place Like Home at Prairie Pride Film Festival

Friday. October 13, 2023 | 6:00 pm

The film No Place Like Home: The Struggle against Hate in Kansas will be shown as part of the Prairie Pride Film Festival in Linclon, NE. The film is based on the book No Place...

Saving Point Reyes

Wednesday. October 18, 2023 | 6:00 pm

Gerald Felix Warburg, author of Saving Point Reyes: How an Epic Conservation Victory Became a Tipping Point for Environmental Policy Action, will speak at the UVA Club of Washington.

Recent Books in Military History