UNIVERSITY OF GUAM PRESS
The University of Guam Press (UOG Press) publishes an array of academic and literary books and journals with a specific focus on the unique history, environment, peoples, cultures, and languages of the islands that make up the Western Pacific region. The University of Guam Press strives to increase the availability of exceptional scholarly and literary texts that can be used as learning resources about Guam and Micronesia for people and institutions in the region and throughout the world.
UOG Press is an integral part of the Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC), which holds the most extensive repository of information about Guam and Micronesia. UOG Press extends the MARC’s mission of collecting, preserving, and providing access to reliable and accurate information about the peoples and cultures of the Western Pacific, thereby advancing scholarship and learning in and about the region.
Ancient CHamorus marked time based on the cycles of the moon and the seasons of their islands. Mindful of this tradition, author Dolores Barcinas Santos captured the seasons of her family in Guam's village of Malesso' with her new book, "13 Months in Malesso'."
"In the year since its launch, the University of Guam Press publication 'Lina'la': Portraits of Life at Litekyan' has received international attention, won an award and is on its way into Guam classrooms." Read more in this article by the Pacific Daily News.
The University of Guam Press will be promoting literacy during its summer kickoff event, Unai Fest 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 18 at Ypao Beach Park Main Pavilion in Tumon.
The University of Guam Press is seeking a highly qualified, full-time project manager for a 12-month employment contract to help develop and execute a comprehensive plan for the development and publishing of three social studies textbooks that will be used in Guam Department of Education elementary schools.
In this April 11, 2019, radio segment on ancient ground stones found in Arizona, KJZZ 91.5, the public radio station in Tempe, Arizona, interviews UOG Press Managing Editor Victoria Leon Guerrero on the history of a similar implement found in Micronesia, the lusong.
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