Events Calendar

Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Thomas Gradel and Dick Simpson at Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Thomas Gradel and Dick Simpson will discuss their new book Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality and sign copies.


Saturday, April 04, 2015
Mitchell Nathanson at Brighton Gardens, Columbia, MD
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Mitchell Nathanson will discuss his book A People's History of Baseball at a meeting of "Talkin' Baseball" at Brighton Gardens. For information, call 410-740-1145


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.


Saturday, April 11, 2015
Charissa J. Threat at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Event type: Lecture
Charissa J. Threat will talk about her book Nursing Civil Rights at 3rd Exposure: Dark Room Race & Visual Culture Symposium. 


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.


Monday, April 13, 2015
Bonnie J. Dow at Penn State University, State College, PA
Event type: Lecture
Bonnie J. Dow, author of Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News, will present a lecture based on her book.


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
Brian Dolinar at 57th Street Books, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Brian Dolinar, editor of The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers will give a talk at 57th Street Books in Hyde Park hosted by Chris Benson.


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.


Sunday, April 19, 2015
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person at Félix Vallé State Historic Site, Ste. Genevieve, MO
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person, authors of St. Louis Rising, will sign books at Félix Vallé State Historic Site


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

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Robert Marovich at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Robert Marovich will sign copies of A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music and give a presentation at Bush Auditorium at Rollins College.


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

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Robert Marovich at Woodson Regional Library Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Robert Marovich will sign copies of A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music and give a presentation  in the auditiorium of the Woodson branch of the Chicago Public Library.


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.


Sunday, May 17, 2015
Koritha Mitchell at Jack, Brooklyn, NY
Event type: Panel
Koritha Mitchell, author of Living with Lynching, will participate in a talk back and reading after the dramatic reading of the 1929 lynching play "Safe." 


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

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at Barnes & Noble, Bismarck, ND
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak and sign books at the Southridge Center Barnes & Noble.


Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Book Expo America

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at Olivia Public Library, Olivia, MN
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak and sign books at the Olivia Public Library.


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
Robert Marovich 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.


Sunday, August 16, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at Glenview Public Library, Glenview, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak at Glenview Library.


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
Stephe n 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, 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