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From the Editors: Congress 2020

This week, we were due to be in London, Ontario, to attend Congress 2020. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the conference was cancelled, meaning we won’t get the chance to celebrate with other publishers and showcase our latest books. But we will try not to let that overshadow the tremendous work of all of our authors and scholarly publishing colleagues! Instead, we reached out to some of our editors and asked them what Congress means to them and if they would be willing to share some of the projects they have been working on.

Marriage and What It Means Now

The A-Z of Intermarriage, written by Rabbi Denise Handlarski, an intermarried rabbi, is part story, part strategy, and all heart, as well as a coming together of religious source material, cultural context, and personal narrative. In this post, Denise offers us all some advice that can help us through these difficult times.

On the Origins of A Short History of the Middle Ages

Our brand new blog launches this week, and we could think of no better author to help us kick off our virtual festivities! Barbara H. Rosenwein, author of the bestselling textbook A Short History of the Middle Ages provides us with a very insightful and fascinating trip back to the inception of her textbook project – a project that has now spanned decades and influenced thousands of young medievalists.

Isolation Reading for the Week of April 13

Here at UTP, we’ve decided to bring you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. Check in with us every Monday for some fantastic book recommendations. Mike Byer, our sales rep on the west coast, has given us his staff pick.

Isolation Reading for the Week of April 6

Here at UTP, we’ve decided to bring you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. Check in with us every Monday for some fantastic book recommendations. Kicking off our weekly staff picks is our marketing manager of humanities and trade books, Anna Maria Del Col.