[Milton-L] Fwd: [SHARP-L] Duquesne University Press closing

Hannibal Hamlin hamlin.hannibal at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 16:02:00 EST 2017

I'm forwarding this email from Greg Barnhisel on the SHARP list, since it
will be of obvious concern to Miltonists.


On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 2:42 PM, Greg Barnhisel <gbarnhisel at verizon.net>

> SHARPists:
> The faculty of Duquesne University received an email today stating that
> the Duquesne University Press is being shut down in a cost-cutting measure.
> Duquesne University Press, founded in 1927, has long been one of the most
> important publishers of scholarly work on John Milton, John Donne, Emmanuel
> Levinas, and the phenomenological philosophical tradition. Its areas of
> emphasis reflected the scholarly strengths of the university’s faculty and
> the Spiritan Catholic mission of the university. It is deeply disappointing
> to me to learn that the press will be closed, and I know that many of you
> share this feeling.
> I would encourage those of you who have used DU Press books, published
> with the press, or work in the scholarly fields above, to contact the Press
> to offer your support and contact the university to protest this decision.
> A good contact would be:
> Peggy Eiseman, Assistant to Duquesne University President Ken Gormley
> eiseman at duq.edu
> Greg Barnhisel
> Co-Editor, *Book History*
> Dept. of English
> Duquesne University
> Pittsburgh, PA 15282
> @gbarnhisel

Hannibal Hamlin
Professor of English
The Ohio State University
Author of *The Bible in Shakespeare*, now available through all good
bookshops, or direct from Oxford University Press at
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hamlin.hannibal at gmail.com
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