Recent & Notable


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…

University Press of Kansas Launches New Academic Series Focused on Indigenous Studies

November 17, 2022

The University Press of Kansas (UPK) is excited to launch The Lyda Conley Series on Trailblazing Indigenous Futures. Using Conley’s extraordinary life and work as a framework, this series features…

Upcoming Events

Kansas Association of Historians conference

Friday. March 31, 2023 | 12:00 pm

The University Press of Kansas will be exhibiting at the Kansas Association of Historians conference March 31 and April 1.

When History Happens Fast: Lessons from Reporting on LGBTQ Activism in Kansas

Saturday. April 1, 2023 | 7:00 pm

C.J. Janovy, author of No Place Like Home: Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas, will deliver the keynote address at the Kansas Association of Historians conference in Overland Park, KS.

Midwest Political Science Association conference

Thursday. April 13, 2023 | 9:30 am

The University Press of Kansas will have a booth in the APSA conference exhibit hall. Stop by our booth, speak with our editor, and view our newly published titles in political science.

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