June 1, 2016—Lebanon, New Hampshire—University Press of New England (UPNE) is pleased to announce a new distribution partnership with Duquesne University Press effective July 1, 2016.    Founded in 1927 and based in Pittsburgh, Duquesne’s publishing program includes award-winning titles in medieval and Renaissance literary studies, continental philosophy, humanistic psychology, ethics, and religious studies; its early entry into fields such as existentialism and phenomenology long ago cemented its reputation for books that shape and influence serious thought.   Duquesne University Press is also the publisher of the annual volumes Milton Studies and Levinas Studies: An Annual Review.   “We very much..

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Reginald A. Wilburn wins Creative Scholarship Award

by Lori Crosby on April 11, 2016

Congratulations Reggie Wilburn, recipient of the College Language Association Award for Creative Scholarship for his book,  Preaching the Gospel of Black Revolt: Appropriating Milton in the Early African American Literature. Reggie was presented the award at the CLA Conference banquet on April 8, 2016. "In Preaching the Gospel of Black Revolt, Reginald A. Wilburn illuminates early African American writers’ bold and ingenious interpretations of one of western literature’s epic poets, John Milton. In doing so, Wilburn, like the authors he has so lucidly researched, renders 'darkness visible' for a new generation of literary scholars."— Henry Louis Gates Jr., Alphonse Fletcher..

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"marvelous" and "an excellent resource for any philosopher interested in the relationship between early phenomenology and social ontology, and provides a stunningly comprehensive and sophisticated account of Edith Stein’s early work," notes Phenomenological Reviews. Read the whole review here on Phenomenological Reviews.    

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Three Duquesne University Press publications have been named Milton Society of America award winners. The formal ceremony will be held during the annual MLA meeting in January 2016. Preaching the Gospel of Black Revolt by Reginald Wilburn is the recipient of the John T. Shawcross Award. Preaching the Gospel of Black Revolt is part of the Medieval & Renaissance Literary Studies series, which is under the general editorship of Dr. Rebecca Totaro. Leah Whittington's essay "Milton's Poetics of Supplication" from Milton Studies, Volume 55, is the recipient of the James Holly Hanford Essay Award. From the forthcoming  Milton Studies Volume..

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Antonio Calcagno Receives 2015 Ballard Prize

by Lori Crosby on October 09, 2015

Congratulations to Antonio Calcagno, recipient of the The Edward Goodwin Ballard Prize in Phenomenology for his book, Lived Experience from the Inside Out. The prize was announced at the Society for Philosophy and Existential Phenomenology conference on October 9, 2015. Calcagno's book, "an impressive work of seminal scholarship . . . highly recommended," according to Library Bookwatch, was published in December 2014. Calcagno is also the author of The Philosophy of Edith Stein, published by Duquesne University Press in 2007. The Edward Goodwin Ballard Prize in Phenomenology is sponsored by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology with interest from..

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