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Project MUSE is thrilled to share the news of a major grant to the Johns Hopkins University from the Mellon Foundation to support the development and implementation of MUSE Open, a platform for hosting open access monographs on MUSE.
The Washington Post picks up the fascinating theory put forth by John G. Sotos in the most recent issue of Perspectives in Biology and Medicine from Johns Hopkins University Press. Read the article in the Post and then delve into the article on Project MUSE: http://muse.jhu.edu/article/622399
Project MUSE Director Wendy Queen interviewed MAYA Design Principal Mickey McManus during a fascinating and well-received plenary session at the AAUP Annual Meeting this morning. #aaup16
Congratulations to all the participants in this morning’s Rocky Run at the AAUP Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, sponsored by Project MUSE! #aaup16 #rockyrun
MUSE is pleased to announce that seven classic titles from Cornell University Press, previously out of print and not available electronically, are now open access on our platform.
Distinguished books in Slavic studies and German studies, selected with input from scholars and library subject specialists,..
Join us on our blog for a guest post from the editor of the journal English Literature in Transition 1880-1920: what prompts the undertaking of multi-volume, multi-year variorum editions on such writers as Wilde, Conrad, Woolf, James, and Wyndam Lewis? How can an editor claim that such an edition is..
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baylorpress wrote a new post, Preacher Girl: Uldine Utley and the Industry of Revival, on the site Baylor University Press 1 day, 10 hours ago
Uldine Utley defined the “girl evangelist” of the 1920s and 1930s. She began her preaching career at age eleven, published a monthly magazine by age twelve, and by age fourteen was regularly […]
baylorpress wrote a new post, A Time to Keep: Theology, Mortality, and the Shape of a Human Life, on the site Baylor University Press 1 day, 10 hours ago
The miracle of birth and the mystery of death mark human life. Mortality, like a dark specter, looms over all that lies in between. Human character, behavior, aims, and community are all inescapably shaped by […]
What is collaborative anthropology? The journal description for our journal of the month, Collaborative Anthropologies, states that it provides a “focus on the complex collaborations between and among researchers […]
What do you think about when hear the phrase, an American in Paris? Perhaps the 1951 Vincente Minnelli film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron? Or George Gershwin’s music of the same name? I know that I do. […]
Last summer I wrote on essay on the history of American immigration policy, MUSE Spotlight on Immigration. We’ve heard plenty from our presidential candidates on the topic in the past year. Almost all of these […]
Liz Brown wrote a new post, Major Grant to Develop Platform to Host OA Monographs on Project MUSE , on the site Project MUSE Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Johns Hopkins University announced today that it is has been awarded a two-year $938,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop and deploy MUSE Open in Project MUSE, a unit of The Johns Hopkins […]
It’s not surprising that our journal of the month for July, Romance Notes, devotes about half of its current issue, v. 56, no. 1 (2016), to honoring the 400th anniversary of the death of Cervantes. Nine of the […]
What would I like to know about Ghana? That’s a question I asked myself when I saw that Ghana Studies would be the journal of the month in June. I looked at the current issue, v. 18 (2015), and saw Michael Perry […]