The field of folklore is supported by a number of presses and publishing houses that produce valuable, award-winning titles every year. We are grateful to the following for their support and sponsorship of this year’s Annual Meeting.
McFarland, a leading independent publisher of academic and general-interest nonfiction books, is perhaps best known for the serious treatment of popular culture. Founded in 1979, we are recognized among authors and readers as adventurous in range and a reliable source of worthy books that other publishers overlook.
Indiana University Press
As an academic press, our mandate is to serve the world of scholarship and culture as a professional, not-for-profit publisher. Founded in 1950, we are recognized internationally as a leading academic publisher specializing in the humanities and social sciences. We produce more than 120 new books annually, in addition to 40 journals, and maintain a backlist of some 3,500 titles. The Press emphasizes scholarship but also publishes text, trade, and reference titles.
University of Illinois Press
Established in 1918, the University of Illinois Press publishes eighty new books annually and forty-three journal titles in the humanities and social sciences. We work with scholars to deploy their research in the service of a more nuanced understanding of the past and present and we market and disseminate this transformative scholarship to local, national, and global audiences.
The Scholars’ Choice
We at The Scholar’s Choice are passionate about exhibiting the latest in scholarship for specialized academic audiences. We market books on behalf of university & academic publishers and attend 80-100 conferences a year, bringing the latest in scholarship by presses who choose not to exhibit on their own. This year we will have both a virtual and an in-person exhibit.
University of Wisconsin Press
The University of Wisconsin Press is a not-for-profit publisher of books and journals. With nearly 1,500 titles and over 8,000 peer-reviewed articles in print, its mission embodies the Wisconsin Idea by publishing work of distinction that serves the people of Wisconsin and the world.
University Press of Mississippi
Founded in 1970, University Press of Mississippi (UPM) is the largest and only non-profit publisher in the state. Affiliated with and supported by Mississippi’s eight state universities, UPM has more than 2,200 active titles and has distributed more than 3,200,000 books worldwide in print and digital editions, each with the Mississippi imprint. From our offices in Jackson, we acquire, edit, design, and promote more than 95 new books every year.
Utah State University Press
Utah State University Press, an imprint of the University Press of Colorado, is a scholarly publisher with a peer reviewed list in folklore, popular culture, and media studies.
Trickster Press, a graduate-student-run publishing house affiliated with the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology of Indiana University, aims to provide a publishing platform in which scholars (academic or otherwise) can openly share ideas, engage in dialogue, and drive the ongoing conversations in folklore and ethnomusicology.