Events Calendar

Fri, May 26 00:00 2017
North American Society for Sport History
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sun, May 28 09:00 2017
International Communication Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Jun 1 09:00 2017
Book Expo America
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Jun 2 08:00 2017
Mormon History Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Jun 2 09:00 2017
Book Expo America
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Jun 2 10:00 2017
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Jun 2 16:15 2017
Reception to celebrate new books in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History Series at the Berkshires Conference of Women Historians
Event type: Reception/Open House
The University of Illinois Press will host a reception at the Berkshires Conference of Women Historians to celebrate new books in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality series by Brittney Cooper, Karissa Haugeberg, Treva Lindsey, Lucretia Mott, and Deborah Gray White. 

Sat, Jun 3 08:00 2017
Mormon History Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Jun 3 10:00 2017
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Sat, Jun 3 15:00 2017
Jennifer Brier, Jim Downs, and Jennifer Morgan at the Berkshires Conference of Women Historians
Event type: Reception/Open House
Jennifer Brier, Jim Downs, and Jennifer Morgan, the editors of Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in America, will participate in a book signing with their contributors at the University of Illinois Press booth at the Berkshires Conference of Women Historians.

Sun, Jun 4 09:00 2017
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Thu, Jun 8 00:00 2017
Brittney C. Cooper at the New America Foundation, Washington D.C.
Event type: Lecture
Brittney C. Cooper, author of Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Womenwill give a presentation at the New America Foundation. 

Sat, Jun 10 00:00 2017
Robert Owen Carr and Dirk Johnson at Printer's Row Lit Fest, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Robert Owen Carr and Dirk Johnson, authors of Working Class to College: The Promise and Peril Facing Blue-Collar America will do a reading and book signing at Printer's Row Lit Fest. 

Sat, Jun 10 10:00 2017
Printers Row Lit Fest
Event type: Festival/Celebration

Sat, Jun 10 13:00 2017
Jean Freedman at Barnes & Noble, Rockville, Maryland
Event type: Lecture
Jean R. Freedman, author of Peggy Seeger: A Life of Music, Love and Politics, will participate in a book signing at Barnes & Noble. 

Sun, Jun 11 10:00 2017
Printers Row Lit Fest
Event type: Festival/Celebration

Thu, Jun 15 09:30 2017
Association for the Study of Food & Society / Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Jun 16 09:30 2017
Association for the Study of Food & Society / Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Fri, Jun 16 12:30 2017
Linda Civitello at the Association for the Study of Food and Society
Event type: Reception/Open House
Linda Civitello, author Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking will have a book signing at the Association for the Study of Food and Society at the University of Illinois Press booth. 

 

 

Sat, Jun 17 09:30 2017
Association for the Study of Food & Society / Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop

Mon, Jun 19 12:00 2017
Norman Bolotin at the University Club, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Norman Bolotin, co-author of Chicago's Grand Midway: A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition, will give a lunchtime presentation and do a book signing at the University Club.

Tue, Jun 20 19:00 2017
Norman Bolotin at The Book Stall, Winnetka, IL
Event type: Lecture
Norman Bolotin will discuss his book Chicago's Grand Midway: A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition, with a book signing to follow.

Wed, Jun 21 19:00 2017
Norman Bolotin at Seminary Co-op, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Norman Bolotin will discuss his book Chicago's Grand Midway: A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition, with a book signing to follow.

Thu, Jun 22 19:30 2017
Brittney C. Cooper at Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse, Baltimore, MD
Event type: Lecture
Brittney C. Cooper, author of Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women will participate in a reading and signing at Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse. 

Tue, Jun 27 16:30 2017
Jon Shelton at the Albert Shanker Institute, Washington D.C.
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 Albert Shanker Institute. 

 

Thu, Jul 6 00:00 2017
Nancy Rao at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Event type: Lecture
Nancy Rao, the author of Chinatown Opera Theater in North Americawill give a presentation entitled “Cantonese opera objects and costumes from Vancouver Chinatown” at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. 

Thu, Jul 6 19:00 2017
Cynthia Clampitt at Parmesans Station, Tinley Park, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at Parmesans Station. 

Fri, Jul 7 00:00 2017
Nancy Rao at St. Johns College at University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Event type: Lecture
Nancy Rao, the author of Chinatown Opera Theater in North Americawill give a presentation entitled "Spectacular Opera Across Borders: Cantonese Opera Theaters in North America during the 1920s" at St. Johns College at the University of British Columbia. 

Tue, Jul 11 19:00 2017
Robert W. Cherny at San Francisco Museum and 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 San Francisco Museum and Historical Society.

Tue, Jul 11 19:30 2017
Robert Cherny at San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
Event type: Lecture
Robert Cherny, author of Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art will give a presentation at the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society meeting. 

Wed, Jul 12 12:00 2017
Sharon Ammen at Thousand Islands Museum, Clayton NY
Event type: Lecture
Sharon Ammen, author of May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy, will give a presentation and book signing at the Thousand Islands Museum. 

 

 

 

Mon, Jul 17 00:00 2017
Carol Faulkner at Vote Tilla
Event type: Lecture
 Carol Faulkner one of the editors of Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons, will give a presentation at Vote Tilla. 

Sat, Jul 22 00:00 2017
Nancy Rao at Metuchen Public Library, Metuchen, New Jersey
Event type: Lecture
Nancy Rao, the author of Chinatown Opera Theater in North Americawill give a presentation entitled "The Fantastic World of Chinese Opera Theater in America” at Metuchen Public Library.

Tue, Jul 25 19:00 2017
Cynthia Clampitt at Wood Dale Public Library, Wood Dale IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at the Woodale Public Library.  

Sat, Jul 29 00:00 2017
Nancy Rao at the Feminist Theory and Music Conference, San Francisco State University
Event type: Lecture
Nancy Rao, the author of Chinatown Opera Theater in North Americawill give a presentation entitled “Sonic Emblem and Visual Imagery: Chinatown Theater and Identity of Chinese American Women” at the Feminist Theory and Music Conference.

Mon, Jul 31 00:00 2017
Nancy Rao at the Chinese Genealogy Workshop at Chinatown Community College, San Francisco
Event type: Lecture
Nancy Rao, the author of Chinatown Opera Theater in North Americawill give a presentation entitled "Weaving an Opera History with Files in Six US National Archives" at Chinatown Community College. 

Wed, Aug 9 00:00 2017
Nancy Rao at the Library of Congress American Folklife Center, Washington D.C.
Event type: Lecture
Nancy Rao, author of Chinatown Opera Theater in North America will give a lecture as part of the Botkin Lecture series at the Library of Congress American Folklife Center. 

Wed, Aug 9 00:00 2017
Nancy Rao at the Chinese Genealogy Workshop at Chinatown Community College, San Francisco
Event type: Lecture
Nancy Rao, the author of Chinatown Opera Theater in North Americawill give a presentation entitled "The Fantastic World of Chinese Opera Theater in North America" at Chinatown Community College. 

 

 

Wed, Aug 9 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. 

 

Sat, Aug 19 00:00 2017
Linda Civitello at Leimert Park Village Book Fair, Los Angeles, CA
Event type: Lecture
Linda Civitello, author Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking will give a presentation entitled "Racism and Food" at the Leimert Park Village Book Fair. 

 

 

Thu, Aug 24 00:00 2017
Linda Civitello at the Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst MA
Event type: Lecture
Linda Civitello, author Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking will give a presentation at the Emily Dickinson Museum.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

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.

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 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. 

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. 

 

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

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. 

Thu, Nov 9 19:00 2017
American Studies Association
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 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

Wed, Nov 29 00:00 2017
American Anthropological Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop

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

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.


Fri, May 26 00:00 2017
North American Society for Sport History
California State University-Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

Sun, May 28 09:00 2017
International Communication Association
Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, San Diego, CA

Thu, Jun 1 09:00 2017
Book Expo America
Javits Center, New York, NY

Fri, Jun 2 08:00 2017
Mormon History Association
St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, MO

Fri, Jun 2 09:00 2017
Book Expo America
Javits Center, New York, NY

Fri, Jun 2 10:00 2017
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Sat, Jun 3 08:00 2017
Mormon History Association
St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, MO

Sat, Jun 3 10:00 2017
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Sun, Jun 4 09:00 2017
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Sat, Jun 10 10:00 2017
Printers Row Lit Fest
Chicago, IL

Sun, Jun 11 10:00 2017
Printers Row Lit Fest
Chicago, IL

Thu, Jun 15 09:30 2017
Association for the Study of Food & Society / Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Fri, Jun 16 09:30 2017
Association for the Study of Food & Society / Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Sat, Jun 17 09:30 2017
Association for the Study of Food & Society / Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

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

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 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

Wed, Nov 29 00:00 2017
American Anthropological Association
Booths #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