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The University Press of Mississippi was founded in 1970 and is supported by Mississippi's eight state universities. UPM publishes scholarly books of the highest distinction and books that interpret the south and its culture to the nation and the world. From its offices in Jackson, the University Press of Mississippi acquires, edits, distributes, and promotes more than eighty new books every year. Over the years, the Press has published more than 1000 titles and distributed more than 2,600,000 copies worldwide, each with the Mississippi imprint. The University Press is the only not-for-profit book publisher in the state.

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Happy Halloween from UPM

It just so happens that this installment of Film Friday falls on Halloween. And Halloween is a time for horror movies. Of course you can watch horror any time of the year, but it’s especially appropriate on Halloween.  But what’s even scarier than watching a horror movie? Reading about horror flicks. Recently, UPM has been branching out its film studies program to include the horror genre – an

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