About University of Chicago Press

Since its origins in 1890, University of Chicago Press’s mission involves dissemination of scholarship of highest standard and to publish works that promote education, foster public understanding, and enrich cultural life. The press its books and journals in advancing scholarly conversation across traditional disciplines and defining new areas of knowledge.

University of Chicago Press also publishes non-scholarly work by writers, artists, and intellectuals, historical and contemporary translations of foreign-language texts, and books that contribute to the public’s understanding of Chicago and its region.

De Gruyter and University of Chicago Press

In 2018, University of Chicago Press entered a commercial partnership with De Gruyter to further our communal mission of widespread scholarly discourse and celebrate the international distribution of 2,500 front list and backlist eBook titles on degruyter.com. The Press publishes works in over 30 disciplines including African studies, anthropology, architecture, art, Asian studies, Black Studies and several other prominent subject areas. De Gruyter will also digitize the extensive Archive of University of Chicago Press.


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