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Endowments

Capell Family Endowed Book Fund
Supports books that deepen the understanding of social justice through historical, cultural, and environmental studies. Preference is give to authors of first books and books dealing with the American West.

Donald R. Ellegood International Publications Endowment >>
Supports publication of books on the history, politics, art, and cultures of Asia, Russia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.

Robert B. Heilman Endowment >>
Supports publication of books in the humanities, broadly defined to include literary history, literary biography, literary criticism, cultural history, and editions of literary works.

Jackson School Publications in International Studies Endowment>>
Supports publication of books by Jackson School faculty.

Joan Paterson Kerr Publication Endowment
Enables the Press to enhance its publication of illustrated volumes, especially in the field of American history or art.

Charles and Jane Keyes Endowment for Books on Southeast Asia >>
Assists in the publication of books in the series Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies.

Jacob Lawrence Endowment >>
Supports books in art history dealing with American art and artists. The series includes historical and critical studies of schools of American art, biographies of individual artists, and related studies.

McLellan Books Endowment>>
Established through the generosity of Mary Williams and Martha McCleary McLellan, this endowment supports scholarly books in the humanities.

Scott and Laurie Oki Endowment >>
Supports publication of books in the humanities and social sciences that deal with the Asian American experience.

Naomi B. Pascal Editor's Endowment>>
Provides a fund for the editor-in-chief of the University of Washington Press to use at his/her discretion in support of the Press publishing program.

Samuel and Althea Stroum Books >>
Supports publication of works of lasting significance concerned with all aspects of the humanities and those aspects of the social and natural sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches.

Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies >>
Supports publications based on an annual series of lectures that promote a deeper understanding of Jewish history, religion, and culture.

Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books Endowment>>
Supports publications dealing with significant environmental issues of interest both to scholars and to the general public.

V Ethel Willis White Endowment >>
Supports publication of scholarly works and original creative writing by African American writers, and scholarly works on African American history and culture.

Book Funds

Classics of Chinese Thought >>
Supports the publication of English translations of seminal works from the early Chinese intellectual tradition (ca. 10th century B.C.E - 9th century C.E.). These translations will be based on the most reliable original texts, informed by recent archaeological discoveries, and executed by outstanding scholars from research universities around the world.

New Directions in Scandinavian Studies Book
Fund >>

Supports the publication of books in a series edited by members of the University of Washington Scandinavian studies faculty.

Thomas T. Wilson Book Fund>>
This fund grew from the publication of a book on artist Tom Wilson, and it supports the publication of books on Northwest artists and art history.

University of Washington Press / Architecture Department Book Fund>>
Supports publication of books by UW Architecture Department faculty or students.

University of Washington Press / China Studies Book Fund>>
Supports publication of books that enhance the reputation of the UW China Studies Program.

 
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