Events Calendar

Fri, Aug 25 00:00 2017
Linda Civitello at the Eben Horsford Museum, Shelter Island, NY
Event type: Lecture
Linda Civitello, author Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking will give a presentation at the Eben Horsford Museum.

Sat, Aug 26 19:00 2017
Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post at Dominy Memorial Library, Fairbury, IL
Event type: Other
Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post, the authors of Curious Encounters with the Natural World: From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers, will give a presentation and book signing at Dominy Memorial Library. They will also lead a tour in the Fugate Woods.

Fri, Sep 1 00:00 2017
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes Park, 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.

Sat, Sep 2 00:00 2017
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes Park, 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.

Sun, Sep 3 00:00 2017
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes Park, 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.

Sun, Sep 3 15:00 2017
Gerald Horne at the Auburn Avenue Research Library, Atlanta GA
Event type: Reception/Open House
Gerald Horne, the author of The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press will give a presentation and sign books at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History.

Mon, Sep 4 00:00 2017
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes Park, 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.

Tue, Sep 5 19:00 2017
Kia Lilly Caldwell at Beyu Caffe, Durham, NC
Event type: Lecture
Kia Lilly Caldwell, the author of Health Equity in Brazil:Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy will participate in a panel discussion with Dr. Michele Berger and book signing at Beyu Caffe.

Wed, Sep 6 19:00 2017
Hal Hassen and Dawn Cobb at Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Event type: Lecture
Hal Hassen and Dawn Cobb, authors of Cemeteries of Illinois: A Field Guide to Markers, Monuments, and Motifswill give a presentation at the Illinois State Museum.

 

Thu, Sep 7 12:00 2017
Jean Freedman Ben Botkin Lecture at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Event type: Lecture
Jean R. Freedman, author of Peggy Seeger: A Life of Music, Love and Politics, will give a lecture followed by a book signing at the Library of Congress. 

Sat, Sep 9 00:00 2017
Linda Civitello at the Culinary Historians of Southern California, Los Angeles
Event type: Lecture
Linda Civitello, author Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking will give a presentation at the Culinary Historians of Southern California.

Tue, Sep 12 19:00 2017
Jose Angel N. at Champaign Public Library, Champaign, IL
Event type: Lecture
José Ángel N., author of Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant, will give a presentation at Champaign Public Library. 

Wed, Sep 13 18:00 2017
Robert W. Cherny at the J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
Event type: Lecture
Robert W. Cherny, author of Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art will give a presentation entitled "Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist" at the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University.

Sat, Sep 16 13:00 2017
Contributors of Baring Witness at Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, TX
Event type: Lecture
Heather K. Olson Beal, Kira Duerichen Olson, and Erin Hill, contributors to Baring Witness:36 Mormon Women Talk Candidly about Love, Sex, and Marriage will participate in a reading and book signing at Blue Willow Bookshop.

Sat, Sep 16 20:00 2017
Stephen Wade at Strathmore AMP in North Bethesda, MD
Event type: Other
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at Strathmore AMP. 

Tue, Sep 19 09:30 2017
Robert W. Cherny at the J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
Event type: Lecture
Robert W. Cherny, author of Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art will give a presentation entitled "Victor Arnautoff and Cultural Politics during the Cold War" followed by a Q&A at the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University.

Tue, Sep 19 12:00 2017
Jose Angel N. Lecture for College of Education Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series
Event type: Lecture
José Ángel N., author of Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant, will give a presentation and book signing for the College of Education Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series at the Illini Union. 

 

Tue, Sep 19 16:00 2017
Curious Encounters with the Natural World Launch Party
Event type: Lecture
Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post, the authors of Curious Encounters with the Natural World: From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers, will give a presentation at the NCSA building followed by a reception & book-signing, featuring light refreshments.

Wed, Sep 20 18:30 2017
Jon Shelton at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, WI
Event type: Lecture
Jon Shelton, the author of Teacher Strike!: Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order will give a presentation at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. 

Thu, Sep 21 16:30 2017
Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Event type: Reception/Open House
Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post, the authors of Curious Encounters with the Natural World: From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers, will give a presentation and book signing at the Illinois State Museum. 

Thu, Sep 21 17:00 2017
Frederick E. Hoxie at the Illini Center-Orange and Blue Room, Chicago, IL
Event type: Reception/Open House
Frederick E. Hoxie, the editor of The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovationwill give a presentation and sign books at the Illini Center in the Orange and Blue Room. 

Thu, Sep 21 19:00 2017
Brent Campney at the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library, Junction City, KS
Event type: Reception/Open House
Brent M.S. Campney, author of This is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927 will give a presentation and sign books at the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library in honor of his receipt of the 2017 Prairie Heritage Book Award. 

Fri, Sep 22 17:30 2017
Sid Bedingfield at Midtown Reader, Tallahassee, FL
Event type: Lecture
Sid Bedingfield, the author of Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965 will give a presentation and book signing at Midtown Reader. 

Sat, Sep 23 10:30 2017
Hal Hassen and Dawn Cobb at Danville Public Library, Danville, IL
Event type: Lecture
Hal Hassen and Dawn Cobb, authors of Cemeteries of Illinois: A Field Guide to Markers, Monuments, and Motifswill give a presentation at the Danville Public Library.

Wed, Sep 27 13:00 2017
International Bluegrass Music Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Sep 28 11:30 2017
Mike Pearson at the Quarterback Club, Champaign, IL
Event type: Lecture
Mike Pearson, the author of Illini Legends Lists and Lore will give a presentation and sign books at the Quarterback Club.

Thu, Sep 28 12:00 2017
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Sep 28 13:00 2017
International Bluegrass Music Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Sep 28 15:00 2017
Barbara Martin Stephens, Penny Parsons, and Lee Bidgood Signing at IMBA
Event type: Reception/Open House
UIP authors Barbara Martin Stephens (Don't Give Your Heart to a Rambler), Lee Bidgood (Czech Bluegrass), and Penny Parsons (Foggy Mountain Troubadour) will have a book signing at the UIP booth in the exhibit hall during IMBA. 

Thu, Sep 28 19:00 2017
Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen at The Book Cellar, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen, the editors of The Chicago Food Encyclopedia, will participate in a panel discussion moderated by WBEZ's Monica Eng at The Book Cellar.

Fri, Sep 29 08:00 2017
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Sep 29 11:00 2017
International Bluegrass Music Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Sep 30 08:00 2017
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Sep 30 10:30 2017
Mike Pearson at the State Farm Center-Traditions Club Room, Champaign, IL
Event type: Lecture
Mike Pearson, the author of Illini Legends Lists and Lore will give a presentation at the State Farm Center-Traditions Club room. 

Sat, Sep 30 11:00 2017
International Bluegrass Music Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Sep 30 19:00 2017
Mike Pearson at Barnes & Noble, Champaign, IL
Event type: Lecture
Mike Pearson, the author of Illini Legends Lists and Lore will sign books at Barnes & Noble. 

Thu, Oct 5 00:00 2017
Jean Freedman Women's History Group Lecture at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Event type: Lecture
Jean R. Freedman, author of Peggy Seeger: A Life of Music, Love and Politics, will give a lecture for the Women's History Group at the Library of Congress.

Fri, Oct 6 08:30 2017
Cynthia Clampitt at the Conference on Illinois History, Springfield, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at the Conference on Illinois History. 

Fri, Oct 6 11:00 2017
Robert W. Cherny at Ross Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
Event type: Lecture
Robert W. Cherny, author of Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art will give a presentation at the Ross Historical Society. 

Thu, Oct 19 09:00 2017
American Folklore Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Oct 20 09:00 2017
American Folklore Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Oct 21 09:00 2017
American Folklore Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Oct 21 09:00 2017
Carol Mighton Haddix and Colleen Taylor Sen at Kendall College, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Carol Mighton Haddix and Colleen Taylor Sen, two of the editors of The Chicago Food Encyclopedia, will give a book talk for the Culinary Historians of Chicago at Kendall College. 

Tue, Oct 31 13:00 2017
Cynthia Clampitt at Oakton Community College-Skokie Campus
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at the Oakton Community College-Skokie Campus.  

Wed, Nov 1 19:00 2017
Cynthia Clampitt at Tinley Park Library, Tinley Park, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at Tinley Park Library. 

Sat, Nov 4 14:00 2017
Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen at Read it & Eat, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen, the editors of The Chicago Food Encyclopedia, will participate at Read it & Eat. 

Thu, Nov 9 13:00 2017
American Musicological Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Nov 9 19:00 2017
American Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Nov 10 08:30 2017
American Musicological Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Nov 10 09:00 2017
Southern Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Nov 10 09:30 2017
American Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Nov 11 08:30 2017
American Musicological Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Nov 11 09:00 2017
Southern Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Nov 11 09:30 2017
American Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sun, Nov 12 08:30 2017
American Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sun, Nov 12 08:30 2017
Southern Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sun, Nov 12 08:30 2017
American Musicological Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Nov 16 00:00 2017
Kia Lilly Caldwell at Lemann Institute for Brazillian Studies, UIUC
Event type: Lecture
Kia Lilly Caldwell, the author of Health Equity in Brazil:Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy will be speaking at the Lemann Dialogue at the Lemann Institute for Brazillian Studies. 

Thu, Nov 16 15:00 2017
National Women's Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Nov 16 20:00 2017
Stephen Wade at Strathmore AMP in North Bethesda, MD
Event type: Other
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at Strathmore AMP. 

Fri, Nov 17 09:00 2017
National Women's Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Nov 17 14:45 2017
Christen A. Smith at NWSA Authors Meet Critics Session
Event type: Conference/Workshop
Christen A. Smith, the author of Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil will participate in an authors meet critics session at NWSA. 

Sat, Nov 18 09:00 2017
National Women's Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Nov 18 11:00 2017
Brittney C. Cooper at NWSA Authors Meet Critics Session
Event type: Conference/Workshop
Brittney C. Cooper, the author of Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women will participate in an authors meet critics session at NWSA.

Sun, Nov 19 09:00 2017
National Women's Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Nov 30 09:00 2017
American Anthropological Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Dec 1 09:00 2017
American Anthropological Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Dec 1 18:00 2017
Marcia Hansen Kraus at Appletree Books, Cleveland, OH
Event type: Lecture
Marcia Hansen Kraus, the author of George Szell's Reign: Behind the Scenes with the Cleveland Orchestra will give a book talk and signing at Appletree books. Wine and cheese will be served. 

Sat, Dec 2 09:00 2017
American Anthropological Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Wed, Dec 6 12:00 2017
Robert W. Cherny at the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Event type: Lecture
Robert W. Cherny, author of Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art will give a presentation entitled "New Deal Art in San Francisco"  at the San Jose Museum of Art.

Fri, Jan 5 09:00 2018
American Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Jan 6 09:00 2018
American Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sun, Jan 7 09:00 2018
American Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Mar 22 12:30 2018
George Robb at the Museum of American Finance, New York, NY
Event type: Lecture
George Robb, the author of Ladies of the Ticker: Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression will give a book talk at the Museum of American Finance. 

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.


Wed, Sep 27 13:00 2017
International Bluegrass Music Association
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Thu, Sep 28 12:00 2017
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Hilton Cincinnati, Netherland Plaza Hotel, Cincinnati, OH

Thu, Sep 28 13:00 2017
International Bluegrass Music Association
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Fri, Sep 29 08:00 2017
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Hilton Cincinnati, Netherland Plaza Hotel, Cincinnati, OH

Fri, Sep 29 11:00 2017
International Bluegrass Music Association
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Sat, Sep 30 08:00 2017
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Hilton Cincinnati, Netherland Plaza Hotel, Cincinnati, OH

Sat, Sep 30 11:00 2017
International Bluegrass Music Association
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Thu, Oct 19 09:00 2017
American Folklore Society
Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, MN

Fri, Oct 20 09:00 2017
American Folklore Society
Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, MN

Sat, Oct 21 09:00 2017
American Folklore Society
Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, MN

Thu, Nov 9 13:00 2017
American Musicological Society
Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY

Thu, Nov 9 19:00 2017
American Studies Association
Booths #304 & 306, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL

Fri, Nov 10 08:30 2017
American Musicological Society
Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY

Fri, Nov 10 09:00 2017
Southern Historical Association
Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

Fri, Nov 10 09:30 2017
American Studies Association
Booths #304 & 306, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL

Sat, Nov 11 08:30 2017
American Musicological Society
Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY

Sat, Nov 11 09:00 2017
Southern Historical Association
Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

Sat, Nov 11 09:30 2017
American Studies Association
Booths #304 & 306, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL

Sun, Nov 12 08:30 2017
American Studies Association
Booths #304 & 306, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL

Sun, Nov 12 08:30 2017
Southern Historical Association
Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

Sun, Nov 12 08:30 2017
American Musicological Society
Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY

Thu, Nov 16 15:00 2017
National Women's Studies Association
Booths #400 & 402, Hilton Baltimore, MD

Fri, Nov 17 09:00 2017
National Women's Studies Association
Booths #400 & 402, Hilton Baltimore, MD

Sat, Nov 18 09:00 2017
National Women's Studies Association
Booths #400 & 402, Hilton Baltimore, MD

Sun, Nov 19 09:00 2017
National Women's Studies Association
Booths #400 & 402, Hilton Baltimore, MD

Thu, Nov 30 09:00 2017
American Anthropological Association
Booth #114, Mariott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

Fri, Dec 1 09:00 2017
American Anthropological Association
Booth #114, Mariott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

Sat, Dec 2 09:00 2017
American Anthropological Association
Booth #114, Mariott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

Fri, Jan 5 09:00 2018
American Historical Association
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

Sat, Jan 6 09:00 2018
American Historical Association
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

Sun, Jan 7 09:00 2018
American Historical Association
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC