Author Events

The Character of American Democracy Book Launch Q&A

The Character of American Democracy Book Launch Q&A

On September 15, 2020, Jill Long Thompson celebrated the launch of her very new publication, The Character of American Democracy. Featuring special guests including Secretary Leon Panetta, Secretary Dan Glickman, the Honorable Lee Hamilton, the Honorable Paul Helmke, the Honorable Marcy Kaptur, and the Honorable Richard Painter—they discussed the book and its implications for the future of our democracy.

An Author Meets His Subject

Have the Mountains Fallen? traces the lives of these two men as they confronted the full threat and legacy of the Soviet empire. Through narratives of loss, love, and longing for a homeland forever changed, a clearer picture emerges of the struggle for freedom inside the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

IU Press Author Pravina Shukla Wins Teaching Award


Indiana University Press author Pravina Shukla has been recognized by Indiana University for her excellent work in the classroom. Shukla will be recognized with the 2018 President's Award for Distinguished Teaching…. READ MORE

‘Folklore’ author leads discussion at IU Bloomington

IU Press author Dr. Bill Ivey recently led a brownbag discussion on campus at Indiana University Bloomginton.

The Folklore and Ethnomusicology Department's Visiting Research Scholar and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Ivey's book,… READ MORE