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A Press of influence

November 13, 2012

November 11-17 is  University Press Week, an event designed to highlight the work of university presses and their contributions to culture, the academy, and society. The week and its events are spearheaded by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Indiana University Press and 25 other academic presses are uniting this […]

An infamous and ill-fated talking Barbie doll once said, “Math class is tough. Let’s go shopping.” At least until public outcry compelled Mattel to take that 1992 doll off the shelf. Yet that soundtrack still plays for flesh-and-blood girls. The message—that girls do not have the same aptitude or interest as boys in math and […]