Welcome to the UNC Press Virtual Exhibit for the Modern Language Association.
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We’re looking forward to meeting with you at the conference, But if you are not traveling this year, we’re bringing our book exhibit to you. From virtually anywhere, you can browse our list of new and recent titles, chat with our editor Lucas Church, and more.
Connect with editor Lucas Church, whose acquisition interests include humanities and social sciences, especially sociology, anthropology, literary studies, history of medicine, and social science approaches to health, medicine, and culture.
Have questions about whether UNC Press is the right publisher for you, or how to submit a proposal? Visit our For Prospective Authors page.
2022 William Sanders Scharborough Prize,
Modern Language Association
UNC Press is proud to partner with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Languages to publish the North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures series.
New from the NC Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures series
Back in print — the University of North Carolina Studies in Germanic Languages and Literature series.
The Press and its partners, UNC Chapel Hill’s Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and the UNC Library, are pleased to make available 124 monographs, translations, and critical editions. All titles are available as paperbacks and open access ebooks. For a full catalog and more information click here.
All of our books (in fact, our entire site) are available now at our 40 percent MLA conference discount. Plus if your order totals $75, domestic U.S. shipping is FREE! Just use promo code 01DAH40 at checkout.
Follow the links at the left for information on submitting a book proposal, ordering desk or examination copies (even free digital exam copies), classroom permissions, disability resources, and more. We’ve even created a handy FAQ document, with answers to the most-asked questions we get at exhibit booths.
Click on any book below to learn more. And, using our View Inside feature, you can leaf through the pages for a preview of each new book, just as if you were standing at our booth. Check it out on each book page.
The Search for Sincerity in Colonial America
Meanings of Culture and Civilization in the American South
A Prehistory of the North American Slave Narrative
Native Craftwork and the Art of American Literatures
An American Literary History of Sustainability
The Formation of Racial Habits in American Theater
Race, Migration, and Japanese American Film Culture before World War II
The Language of Violence in Caribbean Literature and Music
Racialized Sexuality, Sexual Capital, and Violence in the Nineteenth-Century Borderlands
Time, Aesthetics, and the Black Cooperative Movement
Citizens and Rulers of the World
The American Child and the Cartographic Pedagogies of Empire
Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature
Conversations with Musicians Who Shaped Twentieth-Century American Music
Inequality and Division in African Diasporic Women's Fiction
Sufi Journeys across the Indian Ocean
The Earliest African American Literatures
A Critical Reader
The Disavowal of Indigeneity and the Politics of Race in the United States
A Cultural History of Neoliberalism, from the Sixties to the Reagan Revolution
A History of the Black National Anthem
What Their Memoirs Can Teach Us Today
Women, Violence, and Contemporary Circum-Caribbean Narratives
Toward a New History of Southern Thought
The Black Arts Movement in the South
John Fahey, the Blues, and Writing White Discontent
Sex, Labor, and Late Capitalism
The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay
The Colored Conventions Movement
Black Organizing in the Nineteenth Century
The Rise of the Hip-Hop South
History, Hollywood, and the Highland South
Housing Segregation and Black Life in America
Reading the Bible in Black and White in the Postemancipation South
Liberalism and Women's Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America
Reforming Bodies in Antebellum Literature
Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream
Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music
Race, Performance, and the Politics of Passing
Baraka Networks and the Prophetic Assemblage
The Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865
Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism
Prose and Poetry
Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon
Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World
Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture
Religious Intolerance in America, Second Edition
A Documentary History
Inventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States
Art in Egypt between the Islamic and the Contemporary
Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics
Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis