2015 Opening Banquet and Presentation of AAUP Constituency Award

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Thursday, June 18 — 7:00-9:00 pm

Featured Speaker

Aaron A. Abeyta is a Colorado native and professor of English at Adams State University. He is the author of four collections of poetry and one novel. For his book Colcha, Abeyta received the American Book Award and the Colorado Book Award. In addition to sponsoring Abeyta’s talk, The University Press of Colorado provided copies of Colcha to AAUP 2015 attendees.

You can read Abeyta's beautiful speech, entitled "A Letter to Pratt in Praise of Books," on AAUP's Digital Digest.

2015 AAUP Constituency Award

Carol Kasper, Marketing Director at the University of Chicago Press, was honored at the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) Annual Meeting in Denver for her outstanding service to scholarly publishing with the 2015 Constituency Award.

“What makes Carol special and what uniquely qualifies her for this award are the people that Carol has mentored, supported, and trained in her time here in Chicago,” says Garrett Kiely, Director of University of Chicago Press and presenter of the award. “To put it in scholarly journal terms, her ‘impact factor’ has been very high!”

For more information about Carol's achievements and to read the full press release, click here.

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