Just Released: Feral Atlas: The More-Than-Human Anthropocene

Stanford University Press is proud to announce the publication of Feral Atlas: The More-Than-Human Anthropocene, edited by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Jennifer Deger, Alder Keleman Saxena, and Feifei Zhou. Feral Atlas invites you to explore the ecological worlds created when nonhuman entities become tangled up with human infrastructure projects. Seventy-nine field reports from scientists, humanists, and

Archival Success!

Publications from SUP’s digital initiative now have nearly complete web-archive versions thanks to a 2020 partnership with Webrecorder. With the renewal in 2019 of the Mellon grant supporting the continued publishing of interactive web-based digital monographs at SUP came a more defined focus on the archiving and preservation of those works. In particular, we wanted

Archaeological Landscapes and 3D Technologies

by ELAINE A. SULLIVAN We’re pleased to present an adapted excerpt from the Introduction of Constructing the Sacred:Visibility and Ritual Landscape at the Egyptian Necropolis of Saqqara» by Elaine A. Sullivan. In more than a century of considering archaeological landscapes, scholars have adopted a variety of theoretical viewpoints, imagining the changing relationship between humans and

2019 Year in Review

It’s been a busy year for SUP’s digital initiative. The production and preservation side of the program alone has been hard at work on turning out new titles and ensuring those already online stay in tact. From new publications to funding renewal to conference attendance and community outreach, we’ve been driving forward and fine tuning

Making Black Quotidian

by MATTHEW F. DELMONT Earlier this year the Chicago Defender, a legendary black newspaper, published its final print edition after 114 years and made the decision to focus exclusively on digital content.  At its peak in the late 1920s, the newspaper claimed a circulation of over 250,000, but in the 2010s The Defender’s had only

The Stanford University Press Digital Publishing Initiative Receives $1.15 Million to Implement Phase 2 of the Program

The three-year grant will help accelerate growth and ensure ongoing success of the digital publishing program. A proposal to continue the development of a digital publishing initiative at Stanford University has been awarded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Modeling how humanistic and social science research is presented and disseminated online, the Stanford University Press

Society for Scholarly Publishing 2019 Conference

SUP Digital Production Associate Jasmine Mulliken presented on a panel along with colleagues at Michigan Publishing and CLOCKSS to discuss the challenges of interactive publications. The kind of work we’re doing—innovating scholarly publishing for the web—puts us on the cusp of various fields of study. And that means the conferences we end up attending cover

More Collaboration for Enduring Digital Scholarship

SUP is named as one of several collaborators in a new Mellon-funded initiative for digital content publishers and preservation services. Stanford University Press, specifically its digital initiative, is joining with a handful of other digitally progressive scholarly publishers to test the capacity and potential of some well-known preservation services including CLOCKSS and Portico in a