Events Calendar

Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Simine Short at National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC
Event type: Lecture
Simine Short, author of Locomotive to Aeromotive, will give a lecture, at the Moving Beyond Earth Gallery at the National Air and Space Museum.


Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Judy Richardson at the Durham County Library, Durham, NC
Event type: Panel
Judy Richardson, co-editor of the book Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC will participate in a panel that will celebrate the launch of the One Person, One Vote: The Legacy of SNCC and the Fight for Voting Rights website which details the work of the grassroots activists in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia who paved the way for the seminal 1965 Voting Rights Act.


Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Thursday, March 05, 2015
Society for American Music

Thursday, March 05, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Friday, March 06, 2015
Society for American Music

Friday, March 06, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Saturday, March 07, 2015
Society for American Music

Saturday, March 07, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at Kendall College, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak and sign books at Kendall College.


Saturday, March 07, 2015
Elizabeth and Kenneth Fones-Wolf at Southern Labor Studies Conference, Washington, DC
Event type: Panel
Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Kenneth Fones-Wolf, authors of Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South, will hold a panel discussion about the book with Jarod Roll, David Zonderman and Joe Crespino.


Saturday, March 07, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Saturday, March 07, 2015
Society for American Music

Saturday, March 07, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Sunday, March 08, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Sunday, March 08, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at NIA Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak and sign books at NIA Restaurant. More information can be found at Chicagourmets.org.


Sunday, March 08, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Patrick McBriarty at Cliff Dwellers Club, Chi cago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Patrick McBriarty, author of Chicago River Bridges will discuss his book at Cliff Dwellers Club.


Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Thursday, March 12, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Friday, March 13, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Saturday, March 14, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Saturday, March 14, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Sunday, March 15, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Sunday, March 15, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Thomas Gradel and Dick Simpson at The Book Cellar, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Thomas Gradel and Dick Simpson will discuss and sign their new book Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality.


Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Trisha Franzen at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
Event type: Lecture
Trisha Franzen, author of Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Women Suffrage, will speak at Ferris State University


Thursday, March 26, 2015
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Friday, March 27, 2015
Appalachian Studies Association

Friday, March 27, 2015
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at International Association of Culinary Professionals conference, Washington, DC
Event type: Conference
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will appear at the Book Fair/Creative Showcase at the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference.


Thursday, April 09, 2015
Society for Military History

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person at Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian Society, Vincennes, IN
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person, authors of St. Louis Rising, will sign books at the Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian Society.


Monday, April 13, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at Sycamore Library, Sycamore, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak and sign books at Sycamore Library.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person at Centre Francophone at Webster University, St. Louis, MO
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person, authors of St. Louis Rising, will sign books at the Center Francophone at Webster University.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Jason Emerson at St John's College, Springfield, IL
Event type: Lecture
Jason Emerson, author of Mary Lincoln's Insanity Case, will deliver the talk "Seasons of Sadness: The Final days of Lincoln's wife and sons" at St John's College as part of the sesquicentennial observation of President Lincoln's death and burial.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person at Washington Country Library, Washington, MO
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person, authors of St. Louis Rising, will sign books at the Washington Country Library.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Jason Emerson at SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Event type: Lecture
Jason Emerson, author of Mary Lincoln's Insanity Case, will deliver the talk "I Feel Utterly Without Spirit or Courage: The effect of Lincoln's death on Mary, Robert and Tad" at the SIU School of Medicine as part of the sesquicentennial observation of President Lincoln's death and burial.


Thursday, April 16, 2015
Society of Architectural Historians

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Organization of American Historians

Friday, April 17, 2015
Organization of American Historians

Friday, April 17, 2015
Society of Architectural Historians

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Organization of American Historians

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Society of Architectural Historians

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person at Daven Anderson Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person, authors of St. Louis Rising, will sign books at Daven Anderson Gallery.


Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Richa Nagar at Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL
Event type: Panel
Richa Nagar, author of Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism, will participate in an author-meets-critics session at AAG.


Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at LaSalle Public Library, LaSalle, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak at LaSalle Public Library.


Thursday, April 23, 2015
Association for Asian American Studies

Friday, April 24, 2015
Association for Asian American Studies

Friday, April 24, 2015
Roderick Labrador and JoAnna Poblete at Association for Asian American Studies, Evanston, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Roderick Labrador, author of Building Filipino Hawai‘iand JoAnna Poblete, author of Islanders in the Empire, will sign copies of their books in the exhibit hall at the UIP booth.


Friday, April 24, 2015
Roderick Labrador and JoAnna Poblete at Association for Asian American Studies, Evanston, IL
Event type: Panel
Roderick Labrador, author of Building Filipino Hawai‘iand JoAnna Poblete, author of Islanders in the Empire, will participate in an author/critic roundtable in the Mulford Room.


Saturday, April 25, 2015
Association for Asian American Studies

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person at St. Louis Country Library, Lindbergh Branch, St. Louis, MO
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person, authors of St. Louis Rising, will sign books at St. Louis Country Library, Lindbergh Branch.


Sunday, May 03, 2015
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person at Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, MO
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person, authors of St. Louis Rising, will sign books at Missouri History Museum.


Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at Goodman Community Center, Madison, WI
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak and sign books at a gathering of the Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin (CHEW).


Thursday, May 14, 2015
Thomas Faith at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Event type: Lecture
Thomas Faith, author of Behind the Gas Mask will give a book talk at the West Dining Room on the 6th floor of the Madison Building of the Library of Congress.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015
International Country Music Conference

Thursday, May 21, 2015
International Communication Association

Thursday, May 21, 2015
North American Society for Sport History

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Book Expo America

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Book Expo America

Friday, May 29, 2015
Book Expo America

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Robert Marovich at River Oaks Bookstore, Houston, TX
Event type: Book Signing
Larry Kanfer will sign copies of A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music at River Oaks Bookstore.


Thursday, June 04, 2015
Mormon History Association

Saturday, June 06, 2015
Printers Row Lit Fest

Sunday, June 07, 2015
Printers Row Lit Fest

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Association for the Study of Food & Society

Saturday, July 18, 2015
William and Jane Ann Moore at McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
William F. Moore and Jane Anne Moore, authors of Collaborators for Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy, will speak at the McLean County Museum of History.


Saturday, August 01, 2015
Phil Jamison at Appalachian Stringband Festival, Clifftop, WV
Event type: Lecture
Phil Jamison, author of Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics, will be delivering a lecture and demonstration along with calling dances at the Appalachian Stringband Festival.


Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak and sign books at the McLean County Museum of History.


Friday, September 04, 2015
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes, CO
Event type: Other
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform and lead multiple events at the American Roots Music Program.


Saturday, September 05, 2015
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes, CO
Event type: Other
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform and lead multiple events at the American Roots Music Program.


Sunday, September 06, 2015
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes, CO
Event type: Other
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform and lead multiple events at the American Roots Music Program.


Monday, September 07, 2015
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes, CO
Event type: Other
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform and lead multiple events at the American Roots Music Program.


Saturday, September 12, 2015
Marion Jacobson at International Accordion Festival, San Antonio, TX
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Squeeze This! author Marion Jacobson will speak and sign copies of her book at the International Accordion Festival.  


Exhibits

The University of Illinois Press attends scholarly conferences and trade book shows throughout North America each year. A list of our meetings follows. Stop by our booth to browse, to buy, or to speak to one of our acquisition editors or staff. For further information, contact Exhibits Manager Margo Chaney.


Thursday, March 05, 2015
Society for American Music

Friday, March 06, 2015
Society for American Music

Saturday, March 07, 2015
Society for American Music

Saturday, March 07, 2015
Society for American Music

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Friday, March 27, 2015
Appalachian Studies Association

Friday, March 27, 2015
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Thursday, April 09, 2015
Society for Military History

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Society of Architectural Historians

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Organization of American Historians

Friday, April 17, 2015
Organization of American Historians

Friday, April 17, 2015
Society of Architectural Historians

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Organization of American Historians

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Society of Architectural Historians

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Association for Asian American Studies

Friday, April 24, 2015
Association for Asian American Studies

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Association for Asian American Studies

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
International Country Music Conference

Thursday, May 21, 2015
International Communication Association

Thursday, May 21, 2015
North American Society for Sport History

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Book Expo America

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Book Expo America

Friday, May 29, 2015
Book Expo America

Thursday, June 04, 2015
Mormon History Association

Saturday, June 06, 2015
Printers Row Lit Fest

Sunday, June 07, 2015
Printers Row Lit Fest

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Association for the Study of Food & Society