Penn Press at MLA 2021

About Penn Press

Founded in 1890, the University of Pennsylvania Press is one of the oldest scholarly imprints in North America. Penn Press publishes rigorous and thought-provoking work in the humanities and social sciences designed to advance knowledge, dialogue, and understanding.

Our Acquisitions Editors

Walter Biggins, Editor-in-Chief
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Areas of acquisition: Cultural studies, intellectual and political history of the Americas, Atlantic World and postcolonial studies

Robert Lockhart, Senior Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Atlantic history, American history (colonial through the present), history of the African Diaspora and transnational history, urban studies

Selected series: The Arts and Intellectual Life in Modern America (AIL), Intellectual History of the Modern Age (IHM), Nature and Culture in America (NCA), Politics & Culture in Modern America (POC)

Jerome Singerman, Senior Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Medieval and Early Modern European history, Jewish history, literary criticism and cultural studies

Selected series: Alembics: Penn Studies in Literature and Science (ALM), Jewish Culture and Contexts (JCX), The Middle Ages Series (MA), Material Texts (MT), Q19: The Queer American Nineteenth Century (Q19), RaceB4Race: Critical Race Studies of the Premodern (RB4R); Sound in History

Jenny Tan, Associate Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Ethnography, anthropology, political studies

View all Penn Press series on our website.