Film studies

“Superschlock!” – The Extremity of George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead (1978)

In a new book in Auteur’s ‘Devil’s Advocates’ series, author Jon Towlson explores the excesses of George A. Romero’s zombie masterpiece Dawn of the Dead. After the 1979 Dallas Film Festival screening of Dawn of the Dead at the Bob Hope Theatre on Southern Methodist University Campus, George A. Romero was accosted by a group … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Q&A with Lisa Algazi Marcus, author of Mother’s Milk and Male Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century French Narrative 

The latest in our Q&A series sees Dr Lisa Algazi Marcus talk about her new monograph, 'Mother’s Milk and Male Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century French Narrative', discussing the role of breastfeeding in nineteenth-century France and its representations in literature of the period.

Journals, Literature, Modern Languages, News

Liverpool University Press to publish the journal, Revista Iberoamericana from 2023

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce a new publishing partnership with the Instituto International de Literatura Iberoamericana (IILI), to publish the journal, Revista Iberoamericana from 2023.

Jewish Studies

Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month

May in the US is Jewish American Heritage Month, a celebration that pays tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society. To mark this we've put together a reading list of books from the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization that explore the heritage and contributions … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape, History

The Staffordshire Hoard in ten objects: a selection by Chris Fern and Jenni Butterworth

Warrior Treasure: The Staffordshire Hoard in Anglo-Saxon England is an accessible account of the Staffordshire Hoard research project and its findings. It tells of the discovery of the Hoard, the fundraising campaign to save it for the nation, and the scientific methods used to study it. To celebrate the publication of this book, authors Chris … Continue reading