Events Calendar

Friday, July 31, 2015
Alan Guebert at Primrose Retirement Center, Grand Island, NE
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Primrose Retirement Center.


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.


Saturday, August 01, 2015
Alan Guebert at The Bookworm, Omaha, NE
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at The Bookworm.


Sunday, August 02, 2015
Alan Guebert at Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, NE
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Norfolk Public Library.


Monday, August 03, 2015
Alan Guebert at Watertown Regional Library, Watertown, SD
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Watertown Regional Library.


Monday, August 03, 2015
Alan Guebert at Alexander Mitchell Public Library, Aberdeen, SD
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Alexander Mitchell Public Library.


Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Thomas Gradel & Dick Simpson at University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Thomas Gradel and Dick Simpson, co-authors of Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality, will speak and sign books at the University Club of Chicago.


Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Alan Guebert at Bismarck Public Library, Bismarck, ND
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Bismarck Public Library.


Thursday, August 06, 2015
Alan Guebert at Farm Fest, Morgan, MN
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Farm Fest.


Thursday, August 06, 2015
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Thursday, August 06, 2015
Robert La France on Lorado Taft at University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Event type: Presentation
Robert La France, co-editor of the new book Lorado Taft: The Chicago Years, will discuss the legacy of sculptor Lorado Taft. A book signing will follow.


Thursday, August 06, 2015
Alan Guebert at Friendship Haven, Ft. Dodge, IA
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Friendship Haven.


Friday, August 07, 2015
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Friday, August 07, 2015
Matthew Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, CA
Event type: Book Signing
Matt Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman, authors of Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture, will sign books in the Exhibit Hall, University of Illinois Press Booth.


Saturday, August 08, 2015
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Saturday, August 08, 2015
Alan Guebert at McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at the McLean County Museum of History.


Sunday, August 09, 2015
Gary Reid at Malaprop's Bookstore, Asheville, NC
Event type: Book Signing
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will sign books at Malaprop's Bookstore and Cafe.


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.


Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Gary Reid at North Carolina Stage Company, Asheville, NC
Event type: Concert
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will perform his play A Life of Sorrow, the Life and Times of Carter Stanley at North Carolina Stage Company.


Thursday, August 13, 2015
Chuck Haddix at Mission Hills Country Club, Mission Hills, KS
Event type: Panel
Chuck Haddix, author of Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker, will speak at the Cockefair Chair Luncheon.


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.


Sunday, August 16, 2015
Gary Reid at North Carolina Stage Company, Asheville, NC
Event type: Concert
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will perform his play A Life of Sorrow, the Life and Times of Carter Stanley at North Carolina Stage Company.


Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Jonathan Eller at Indianapolis Public Library, Indianapolis, IN
Event type: Lecture
Jonathan Eller, author of Ray Bradbury Unbound will deliver the second annual Ray Bradbury Memorial Lecture in the Riley Meeting Room of the Indianapolis Public Library's Central Library.


Thursday, August 20, 2015
Chuck Haddix at American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO
Event type: Panel
Chuck Haddix, author of Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker, will participate in a panel discussion with Scott DeVeaux at the American Jazz Museum to kcik of Kansas City's Bird Celebration.


Sunday, August 23, 2015
Gary Reid at Smith Creek Playhouse, Franklin, WV
Event type: Concert
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will perform the music of Ralph Stanley at Smith Creek Playhouse.


Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Phil Jamison at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Event type: Lecture
Phil Jamison, author of Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics, will tell the story behind the square dances, step dances, reels, and other forms of dance practiced in southern Appalachia at Wilson Library.


Thursday, August 27, 2015
Jonathan Eller at IUPUI Campus Center, Indianapolis, IN
Event type: Lecture
The Center for Ray Bradbury Studies will host a reception in the Campus Center Atrium outside the Cultural Arts Gallery, followed by a lecture by Jonathan Eller, author of Ray Bradbury Unbound on the collection's amazing journey from California to IUPUI and the importance of Bradbury's legacy in the 21st century. Both the lecture and reception are free and open to the public.


Thursday, August 27, 2015
Dick Simpson at Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Dick Simpson, co-author of Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality, will speak and sign books at Southwestern Illinois College.


Monday, August 31, 2015
Alan Guebert at Saint Mary's College, South Bend, IN
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Saint Mary's College.


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.


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

Fr iday, September 25, 2015
Conference on Illinois History

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

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
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 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

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
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.


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
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.


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 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.


Saturday, October 24, 2015
Alan Guebert at Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison, WI
Event type: Book Signi ng
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.


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.


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

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

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

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, August 06, 2015
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Friday, August 07, 2015
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Saturday, August 08, 2015
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

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

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

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

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