We are pleased to announce that the Government of Japan honored UC Press author Merry White today with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon decoration. The award recognizes Professor White’s significant contribution to the development of Japanese studies and the introduction of Japanese culture in the United States.
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David R. Montgomery, author of Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations and professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, was recently profiled as one of Sunset Magazine’s “10 Visionaries, Trendsetters, and Innovators” who are “redefining every aspect of gardening in the West—and changing the way we live, eat, and connect with one another.”
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If you’re in New York this September, do whatever it takes to get yourself to Bryant Park on Wednesday, September 19 at 7:00 pm. Live from the NYPL will host legendary director Werner Herzog in conversation with UC Press author Trevor Paglen for a special presentation on The Last Pictures—a golden disc of images created by Paglen, [more...]