Events Calendar

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Douglas Wilson at The Old State Capitol, Springfield, IL
Event type: Lecture
Douglas L Wilson, co-editor of Herndon on Lincoln: Letters, will give a keynote address at the Benjamin P. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln Association Symposium.


Saturday, February 13, 2016
Jermaine Singleton at Open Books, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Jermaine Singleton, author of Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual, will speak and sign books at Open Books.


Saturday, February 13, 2016
Jean Snyder at Gannon University, Erie, PA
Event type: Lecture/Concert
Jean Snyder, author of Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance will speak at the program "Deep River: The Music of Harry Burleigh and Antonin Dvorak." The talk is accompanied by a performance by the Erie Chamber Orchestra.


Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Sonja Williams at St Augustine Public Library, St Augustine, FL
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will speak at the St. Augustine Public Library Main Branch.


Wednesday, February 17, 2016
David Lucander at Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY
Event type: Lecture
David Lucander, author of Winning the War for Democracy, will speak at Rockland Community College.


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 Experience, will play a concert at Lebanon Valley College.


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


Thursday, February 18, 2016
Sonja Williams at Flagler College, St Augustine, FL
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will speak at the Flagler College Solarium.


Thursday, February 18, 2016
Will Guzman at El Paso Museum of History, El Paso, TX
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Will Guzmán, author of Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism will speak and sign books at the El Paso Museum of History.


Friday, February 19, 2016
Will Guzman at University of Texas at El Paso, TX
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Will Guzmán, author of Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism will speak and sign books at the Liberal Arts building on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso.


Saturday, February 20, 2016
Will Guzman at African American Performing Arts Center, Albuquerque, NM
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Will Guzmán, author of Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism will speak and sign books at Albuquerque's African American Performing Arts Center.


Sunday, February 21, 2016
Sonja Williams at Olive Branch Community Church, Sandy Spring, MD
Event type: Reading/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will speak at Olive Branch Community Church.


Monday, February 22, 2016
David Lucander at St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY
Event type: Lecture
David Lucander, author of Winning the War for Democracy, will speak at St. Thomas Aquinas College.


Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Will Guzman at the University of Texas-Arlington, Arlington, TX
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Will Guzmán, author of Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism will speak and sign books at University Hall, UT-Arlington.


Friday, February 26, 2016
Sonja Williams at Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Event type: Panel
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will participate in the panel "Race and Radio: Researching the Other" at the Radio Preservation Task Force Conference.


Friday, February 26, 2016
Alan Guebert at Knox College, Galesburg, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Knox College. 


Saturday, February 27, 2016
Sonja Williams at Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Event type: Panel
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will participate in the panel "Caucus on Caucuses" at the Radio Preservation Task Force Conference.


Monday, February 29, 2016
Bill Greensmith & Mark Camarigg at St. Louis County Library, St. Louis, MO
Event type: Presentation
Bill Greensmith & Mark Camarigg, editors of Blues Unlimted: Essential Interviews from the Original Blues Magazine, will give a presentation at the St. Louis County Library.


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.


Thursday, March 03, 2016
Mary Grace Foxwell at Lodi Public Library in Lodi, WI
Event type: Reading/Signing
Mary Grace Foxwell, co-author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will read and sign books at Lodi Public Library. 


Sunday, March 06, 2016
Stephen Wade at Wilson High School Gymnasium, Wilson, KS
Event type: Concert
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at Wilson High School.


Sunday, March 06, 2016
Nathaniel Grow at Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, FL
Event type: Lecture
Nathaniel Grow, author of Baseball on Trial, will speak at the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum.


Monday, March 07, 2016
Sandra Spanier at Shakespeare & Co. Book Shop, Paris, France
Event type: Lecture
Sandra Spanier, editor of Kay Boyle: A Twentieth Century Life in Letters, will speak at Shakespeare & Co. Book Shop.


Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Jacob Remes at CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
Event type: Reading
Jacob Remes, author of Disaster Citizenship, will read from his book and speak at the CUNY Graduate Center.


Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Tanya Merchant at University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Event type: Lecture
Tanya Merchant, author of Women Musicians of Uzbekistan, will give the Treadgold Lecture at the University of Washington International Studies Center.


Thursday, March 10, 2016
Society for American Music

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Richa Nagar at University of Hawai'i at Manoa, HI
Event type: Reading
Richa Nagar, author of Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism, will give a reading and lead a workshop on 'alliance work and radical vulnerability' as part of the Rama Watumull Collaborative Lectureship Series at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. 


Friday, March 11, 2016
Society for American Music

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Society for American Music

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Douglas Wilson at McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL
Event type: Lecture
Douglas L Wilson, co-editor of Herndon on Lincoln: Letters, will speak at the McLean County Museum of History.


Saturday, March 12, 2016
Society for American Music

Monday, March 14, 2016
Nathan Corzine at 92nd Street Y, New York, NY
Event type: Lecture
Nathan Corzine, author of Team Chemistry: The History of Drugs and Alcohol in Major League Baseball, will speak at the 92nd Street Y.


Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Bob Bussel at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Event type: Lecture
Bob Bussel, author of Fighting for Total Person Unionism will give a presentation at Cornell University.


Wednesday, March 16, 2016
David Lucander at Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY
Event type: Lecture
David Lucander, author of Winning the War for Democracy will give the talk "The Life and Legacy of A. Philip Randolph" at Rockland Community College.


Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Susan Goodier at Albany County Historical Association, Albany, NY
Event type: Lecture
Susan Goodier, author of No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movementwill speak at the Albany County Historical Association.


Friday, March 18, 2016
Appalachian Studies Association

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Appalachian Studies Association

Sunday, March 20, 2016
Appalachian Studies Association

Sunday, March 20, 2016
Peter Gough at San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
Event type: Presentation
Peter Gough will discuss his book Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West at the San Francisco Public Library.


Thursday, March 24, 2016
Sonja Williams at Ohio University, Athens, OH
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will speak at the School of Media Marts and Studies.


Thursday, March 31, 2016
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Friday, April 01, 2016
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Friday, April 01, 2016
Wanda Hendricks at College at Brockport, Brockport NY
Event type: Lecture
Wanda Hendricks, author of Fannie Barrier Williams, will speak at the Fannie Barrier Williams Luncheon at The College at Brockport.


Saturday, April 02, 2016
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Thursday, April 07, 2016
Organization of American Historians

Friday, April 08, 2016
Organization of American Historians

Saturday, April 09, 2016
Organization of American Historians

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Tula Connell at Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Lecture
Tula Connell, author of Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee, will give the annual Frank Zeidler lecture at Milwaukee Public Library.


Friday, April 15, 2016
Society for Military History

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Society for Military History

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Society for Military History

Monday, April 18, 2016
Christen Smith at University of Texas, Austin, TX
Event type: Book Release Event
Christen Smith, author of Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil, will participate in a discussion of her book hosted by the Latin American Studies Institute.


Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Sonja Williams at Broadcast Education Assoc. Conference, Las Vegas, NV
Event type: Panel
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will participate in the panel "Whoever Said 'You HAVE to See It To Believe It' Should Know: Storytelling Through Audio is the GOAT (Greatest Of All Times)!" at the Broadcast Education Organization Conference.


Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Sonja Williams at Broadcast Education Assoc. Conference, Las Vegas, NV
Event type: Panel
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will participate in the panel Best Practices for Faculty Audio Production at the Broadcast Education Organization Conference.


Thursday, April 21, 2016
Sue Fawn Chung at University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Event type: Lecture
Sue Fawn Chung, author of Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West, will speak at tjhe University of San Francisco, Cowell Hall Room 107.


Thursday, April 28, 2016
Association for Asian American Studies

Friday, April 29, 2016
Association for Asian American Studies

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Association for Asian American Studies

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Book Expo America

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Book Expo America

Friday, May 13, 2016
Book Expo America

Thursday, May 26, 2016
International Country Music Conference

Friday, May 27, 2016
International Country Music Conference

Friday, May 27, 2016
North American Society for Sport History

Saturday, May 28, 2016
International Country Music Conference

Saturday, May 28, 2016
North American Society for Sport History

Sunday, May 29, 2016
North American Society for Sport History

Saturday, June 04, 2016
Sonja Williams at Biographers International Organization Conference, Richmond, VA
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will speak at Biographers International Organization Conference.


Friday, June 10, 2016
Mormon History Association

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Mormon History Association

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Printers Row Lit Fest

Sunday, June 12, 2016
Printers Row Lit Fest

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Association for the Study of Food and Society; Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society; and Canadian Association for Food Studies

Friday, June 24, 2016
Association for the Study of Food and Society; Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society; and Canadian Association for Food Studies

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Association for the Study of Food and Society; Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society; and Canadian Association for Food Studies

Friday, September 02, 2016
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 03, 2016
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 04, 2016
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 05, 2016
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.


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 10, 2016
Society for American Music

Friday, March 11, 2016
Society for American Music

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Society for American Music

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Society for American Music

Friday, March 18, 2016
Appalachian Studies Association

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Appalachian Studies Association

Sunday, March 20, 2016
Appalachian Studies Association

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Friday, April 01, 2016
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Saturday, April 02, 2016
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Thursday, April 07, 2016
Organization of American Historians

Friday, April 08, 2016
Organization of American Historians

Saturday, April 09, 2016
Organization of American Historians

Friday, April 15, 2016
Society for Military History

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Society for Military History

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Society for Military History

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Association for Asian American Studies

Friday, April 29, 2016
Association for Asian American Studies

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Association for Asian American Studies

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Book Expo America

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Book Expo America

Friday, May 13, 2016
Book Expo America

Thursday, May 26, 2016
International Country Music Conference

Friday, May 27, 2016
International Country Music Conference

Friday, May 27, 2016
North American Society for Sport History

Saturday, May 28, 2016
International Country Music Conference

Saturday, May 28, 2016
North American Society for Sport History

Sunday, May 29, 2016
North American Society for Sport History

Friday, June 10, 2016
Mormon History Association

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Mormon History Association

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Printers Row Lit Fest

Sunday, June 12, 2016
Printers Row Lit Fest

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Association for the Study of Food and Society; Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society; and Canadian Association for Food Studies

Friday, June 24, 2016
Association for the Study of Food and Society; Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society; and Canadian Association for Food Studies

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Association for the Study of Food and Society; Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society; and Canadian Association for Food Studies