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04
Dec

In Memoriam: J.D.Y. Peel

Distinguished anthropologist and scholar of Africa, John Peel passed away in November. Two of Peel’s colleagues from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, Paul Gifford and Richard Rathbone, have …

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08
Oct

In Memoriam: Grace Lee Boggs

Legendary activist and advocate for social change Grace Lee Boggs passed away on Monday at the age of 100. UC Press published The Next American Revolution in 2011. Her editor, Niels Hooper, shares what it was …

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08
Jun

In Memoriam: Ronnie Gilbert

UC Press is proud to have published many books by women whose lives and convictions made the world a better place—Grace Lee Boggs and Jody Williams, among others. Ronnie Gilbert, who died …

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24
Feb

In Memoriam: Clark Terry

Legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry passed away on Saturday at the age of 94. UC Press published his autobiography, Clark, in November 2011. His editor, Mary Francis, shares what it was like …

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26
Sep

In Memoriam: Sheila Levine

Dear Friends, It is with great sorrow that I write with the news that our friend, colleague, and former editorial director Sheila Levine died this week after a struggle with ovarian cancer. Everyone …

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07
Apr

In Memoriam: Peter Matthiessen

Author and naturalist Peter Matthiessen died on Saturday at the age of 86 after a fight with leukemia. Matthiessen is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including Sal Si …

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21
Jan

Digging Amiri Baraka

To commemorate the passing of the great Amiri Baraka, we bring you an insider’s perspective on what it was like to work with such a towering cultural and literary icon. From 2002-2011, Kalicia …

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12
Nov

In Memoriam: Michael Sullivan

Michael Sullivan, the author of five UC Press books on Chinese art, including Art and Artists of Twentieth-Century China, The Meeting of Eastern and Western Art, and Arts of China, has passed …

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27
Sep

In Memoriam: Robert C. Stebbins

UC Press is sad to note the passing of renowned herpetologist, Robert C. Stebbins, who died in his home on Monday at the age of 98. Stebbins was a Professor of Zoology at …

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18
Jan

In Memoriam: James H. Clark

We are deeply saddened to share the news of the death of James H. Clark, Director of the University of California Press for twenty-five years (1977-2002), on January 14, 2013 at the …

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