Events Calendar

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.


Thursday, September 10, 2015
Jane Beck at Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, VT
Event type: Lecture
Jane Beck, author of Daisy Turner's Kin, will speak at the Vermont Folklife Center.


Friday, September 11, 2015
Gary Reid at South Akron Orioles Nest, Akron, OH
Event type: Concert
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will perform the music of Ralph Stanley at South Akron Orioles Nest.


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.  


Saturday, September 12, 2015
Sonja Williams at Politics and Prose, Washington, DC
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at Politics and Prose.


Saturday, September 12, 2015
Sonja Williams at Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe, Washington, DC
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe.


Saturday, September 12, 2015
Gary Reid at Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH
Event type: Concert
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will perform the music of Ralph Stanley at Wild Goose Creative.


Sunday, September 13, 2015
Gary Reid at MOTR Pub, Cincinnati, OH
Event type: Concert
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will perform the music of Ralph Stanley at MOTR Pub.


Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Aimee Boutin at Florida State University,Tallahassee, FL
Event type: Lecture
Aimée Boutin, author of City of Noise will speak at the FSU Faculty Luncheon Series.


Saturday, September 19, 2015
Sonja Williams at Ebony Repertory Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, Ebony Repertory Theater.


Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Sonja Williams at Savannah State University, Savannah, GA
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will speak at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at Savannah State University.


Thursday, September 24, 2015
Conference on Illinois History

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Elana Levine at Miami University, Oxford, OH
Event type: Lecture
Elana Levine, editor of Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn, will speak at Miami University.


Friday, September 25, 2015
Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Friday , September 25, 2015
Conference on Illinois History

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Richard Crepeau at Florida Heritage Book Festival, St. Augustine, FL
Event type: Reading
Richard Crepeau, author of NFL Football, will give a reading at the Florida Hertiage Book Festival. 


Sunday, September 27, 2015
Sonja Williams at Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at Quail Ridge Books.


Sunday, September 27, 2015
Jane Beck at Rokeby Museum, Ferrisburg, VT
Event type: Lecture
Jane Beck, author of Daisy Turner's Kin, will speak at the Rokeby Museum.


Monday, September 28, 2015
Sonja Williams at Regulator Bookshop, Durham, NC
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Regulator Bookshop.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Jane Beck at University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Event type: Lecture
Jane Beck, author of Daisy Turner's Kin, will speak at the University of Vermont.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Thomas Gradel & Dick Simpson at Chicago Public Library, Edgewater Branch, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Dick Simpson, co-author of Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality, will speak and sign books at The Edgewater Branch of the Chicago Public Library.


Wednesday, September 30, 2015
International Bluegrass Music Association--World of Bluegrass

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Jane Beck at New England Historical and Genealogical Society, Boston, MA
Event type: Lecture
Jane Beck, author of Daisy Turner's Kin, will speak at the the New England Historical and Genealogical Society.


Thursday, October 01, 2015
International Bluegrass Music Association--World of Bluegrass

Thursday, October 01, 2015
Alan Guebert at South Dakota Stockgrowers Convention, Rapid City, SD
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will sign books at the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association convention.


Saturday, October 03, 2015
Elizabeth and Ken Fones-Wolf at Newberry Library, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Elizabeth and Ken Fones-Wolf, authors of Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South, will speak at the Newberry Library.


Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Stephen Wade at First Congregational Church of Manchester, Manchester, VT
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of the book The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will make a presentation at First Congregational Church of Manchester.


Thursday, October 08, 2015
American Studies Association

Thursday, October 08, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, Montpelier, VT
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of the book The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will make a presentation at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier.


Friday, October 09, 2015
American Studies Association

Saturday, October 10, 2015
American Studies Association

Sunday, October 11, 2015
American Studies Association

Sunday, October 11, 2015
Heartland Fall Forum

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Sonja Williams at Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Chicago, IL
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore.


Thursday, October 15, 2015
American Folklore Society

Thursday, October 15, 2015
American Folklore Society

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Phil Jamison at American Folklore Society meeting, Long Beach, CA
Event type: Book Signing
Phil Jamison, author of Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics, will sign books at the AFS Meeting.


Thursday, October 15, 2015
Sonja Williams at Bronzeville Historical Society Salon, Chicago, IL
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Bronzeville Historical Society Salon.


Friday, October 16, 2015
American Folklore Society

Friday, October 16, 2015
American Folklore Society

Saturday, October 17, 2015
American Folklore Society

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Sonja Williams at Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Chicago, IL
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Carter G. Woodson Regional Library.


Sunday, October 18, 2015
Sonja Williams at Harold Washington Public Library, Chicago, IL
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Harold Washington Public Library.


Sunday, October 18, 2015
Brian Dolinar at Jane Addams Book Shop, Champaign, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Brian Dolinar, editor of The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers will give a book talk and sign books the Jane Addams book shop.


Sunday, October 18, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at Winnetka Public Library, Winnetka, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak at Winnetka Public Library.


Monday, October 19, 2015
Sonja Williams at Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Drake Center at Roosevelt University.


Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Jane Beck at Windham Foundation, Grafton, VT
Event type: Lecture
Jane Beck, author of Daisy Turner's Kin, will speak at the Windham Foundation.


Thursday, October 22, 2015
Phil Jamison at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, Blowing Rock, NC
Event type: Lecture
Phil Jamison, author of Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics, will speak at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum.


Friday, October 23, 2015
Dana Greene at Loyola University, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Dana Greene, author of Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life, will speak at the Poetry and Poetic Life of Denise Levertov conference at Loyola University.


Saturday, October 24, 2015
Sonja Williams at Martin Luther King, Jr. Public Library, Washington, DC
Event type: Book Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will appear at the DC Authors Festival.


Saturday, October 24, 2015
Alan Guebert at Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison, WI
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will sign books at the Wisconsin Book Festival.


Saturday, October 24, 2015
Gary Reid at Blue Ridge Folk Life Festival, Ferrum, VA
Event type: Concert
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will perform the music of Ralph Stanley at the Blue Ridge Folk Life Festival.


Sunday, October 25, 2015
Sonja Williams at Anacostia Community Museum, Washington, DC
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Anacostia Community Museum.


Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Sonja Williams at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at Enouch Pratt Free Library.


Friday, October 30, 2015
Phil Jamison at John C Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC
Event type: Festival
Phil Jamison, author of Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics, will participate in the Dare to be Square: Square Dance Weekend at John C., Campbell Folk School.


Sunday, November 08, 2015
Sonja Williams at Ebony Repertory Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Event type: Presentation
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will discuss her book at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, Ebony Repertory Theater.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Erica Lorraine Williams at Florida International University, Miami, FL
Event type: Lecture
Erica Lorraine Williams, author of Sex Tourism in Bahia, will speak at Florida International University.


Thursday, November 12, 2015
American Musicological Society

Friday, November 13, 2015
American Musicological Society

Friday, November 13, 2015
Southern Historical Association

Friday, November 13, 2015
National Women's Studies Association

Saturday, November 14, 2015
American Musicological Society

Saturday, November 14, 2015
Southern Historical Association

Saturday, November 14, 2015
National Women's Studies Association

Saturday, November 14, 2015
Theresa Delgadillo at National Women's Studies Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Book Party/Signing
Theresa Delgadillo, author of Latina Lives in Milwaukee, will sign copies of her book at a reception held in the Illinois Exhibit.


Sunday, November 15, 2015
American Musicological Society

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Southern Historical Association

Sunday, November 15, 2015
National Women's Studies Association

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Theresa Delgadillo at Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Panel
Theresa Delgadillo, author of Latina Lives in Milwaukee, will discuss her book at Milwaukee Public Library.


Thursday, December 03, 2015
Alan Guebert at Young Farmers Conference, Pocantico Hills, NY
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will sign books at Stone Barns Center Young Farmers Conference. 


Thursday, January 21, 2016
Wayne Everett Goins at American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, MO
Event type: Lecture/Concert
Wayne Everett Goins, author of Blues All Day Long: The Jimmy Rogers Story, will give a blues lecture on the Rogers book in the American Jazz Museum followed by a concert in the Blue Room.


Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Stephen Wade at Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania
Event type: Concert
Stephen Wade, author of the book The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American E xperience, will play a concert at Lebanon Valley College.


Thursday, February 18, 2016
Alan Guebert at Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Illinois Central College. 


Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Jane Beck at Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier, VT
Event type: Lecture
Jane Beck, author of Daisy Turner's Kin, will speak at the Montpelier Public Library.


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, September 24, 2015
Conference on Illinois History

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Friday, September 25, 2015
Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Friday, September 25, 2015
Conference on Illinois History

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
International Bluegrass Music Association--World of Bluegrass

Thursday, October 01, 2015
International Bluegrass Music Association--World of Bluegrass

Thursday, October 08, 2015
American Studies Association

Friday, October 09, 2015
American Studies Association

Saturday, October 10, 2015
American Studies Association

Sunday, October 11, 2015
American Studies Association

Sunday, October 11, 2015
Heartland Fall Forum

Thursday, October 15, 2015
American Folklore Society

Thursday, October 15, 2015
American Folklore Society

Friday, October 16, 2015
American Folklore Society

Friday, October 16, 2015
American Folklore Society

Saturday, October 17, 2015
American Folklore Society

Thursday, November 12, 2015
American Musicological Society

Friday, November 13, 2015
American Musicological Society

Friday, November 13, 2015
Southern Historical Association

Friday, November 13, 2015
National Women's Studies Association

Saturday, November 14, 2015
American Musicological Society

Saturday, November 14, 2015
Southern Historical Association

Saturday, November 14, 2015
National Women's Studies Association

Sunday, November 15, 2015
American Musicological Society

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Southern Historical Association

Sunday, November 15, 2015
National Women's Studies Association