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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.

Hope is Hard Work: A Closer Look at JML 41.2

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! James Arnett’s article, “What’s Left of Feelings? The Affective Labor of Politics in Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook,” from the Journal of Modern Literature’s newest issue, is now available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, James elaborates on why at this political moment it is important for readers to read Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook.

Why The Filibuster Matters

Why the filibuster matters

This year's presidential election may produce an unintended consequence: the jeopardization of the filibuster. In this interview, IU Press author Richard A. Arenberg explains why the filibuster is in trouble,READ MORE

New releases for April

Happily Ever After Happily Ever After
The Romance Story in Popular Culture
Catherine M. Roach

"Roach's attempt to do emotional justice to the genre should satisfy academics and fans alike."… READ MORE

Should the UK leave the European Union?

By Andreas Staab

“Are you a Eurosceptic?” is a question that is frequently asked by my students and clients. Of course, it all depends on your definition of Eurosceptic…. READ MORE

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