Events Calendar

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." 


Monday, May 18, 2015
Stephen Wade at the University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
Event type: Presentation
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will make a presentation at the Graduate Colloquium.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015
International Country Music Conference

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Gary Reid at International Country Music Conference, Nashville, TN
Event type: Lecture
Gary Reid, author of The Music of the Stanley Brothers will speak at the International Country Music Conference.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Thomas Gradel and Dick Simpson at Illinois Campiagn for Political Reform Forum, Chicago, IL
Event type: Panel
Thomas Gradel and Dick Simpson, co-authors of Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality will speak and participate a panel presented by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform.


Thursday, May 21, 2015
International Communication Association

Thursday, May 21, 2015
North American Society for Sport History

Friday, May 22, 2015
Alan Guebert at I Know You Like a Book, Peoria Heights, IL
Event type: Book Party/Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will sign books at a release event at I Know You Like A Book.


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.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Alan Guebert at Morton Public Library, Morton, IL
Event type: Reading/Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will deliver a book talk and sign books at the Morton Public Library.


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

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Robert Marovich at DePaul University Bookstore, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Robert Marovich will sign copies of A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music and speak at the DePaul University Bookstore.


Friday, May 29, 2015
Book Expo America

Friday, May 29, 2015
Alan Guebert at YWCA, Pekin, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at the YWCA of Pekin.


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.


Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Alan Guebert at Champaign Farmers Market, Champaign, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will sign books at Champaign Farmers Market.


Thursday, June 04, 2015
Mormon History Association

Thursday, June 04, 2015
Alan Guebert at Prairie Archives, Springfield, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Prairie Archives.


Thursday, June 04, 2015
Alan Guebert at Our Town Books, Jacksonville, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Our Town Books.


Saturday, June 06, 2015
Sonja Williams at National Press Club, Washington, DC
Event type: Panel
Sonja D. Williams, author of Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom, will read discuss her book at the Biographers International Organization Annual Conference.


Saturday, June 06, 2015
Printers Row Lit Fest

Saturday, June 06, 2015
Thomas Gradel & Dick Simpson at Printers Row Lit Fest, Chicago, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Thomas Gradel & Dick Simpson, co-authors of Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality, will sign books at the University of Illinois Press booth at Printers Row Lit Fest.


Saturday, June 06, 2015
Cynthia Clampitt at Printers Row Lit Fest, Chicago, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will sign books at the University of Illinois Press booth at Printers Row Lit Fest.


Saturday, June 06, 2015
Alan Guebert at Printers Row Lit Fest, Chicago, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will sign books In the University of Illinois Press booth at Printers Row Lit Fest.


Sunday, June 07, 2015
Printers Row Lit Fest

Sunday, June 07, 2015
Alan Guebert at The Wine Goddess, Evanston, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at The Wine Goddess.


Monday, June 08, 2015
Alan Guebert at Chester Library, Chester, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Chester Library.


Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Dick Simpson at Nigara Foundation, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture/Signing
Dick Simpson co-author of Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality will speak and sign books.


Sunday, June 21, 2015
Alan Guebert at Arcadia Books in Spring Green, WI
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will sign books at Arcadia Books.


Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Association for the Study of Food & Society

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Alan Guebert at Room of One's Own, Madison, WI
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will sign books at Room of One's Own bookstore.


Friday, July 17, 2015
Stephen Wade at the Rocky Ridge Music Center, Estes, CO
Event type: Other
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform at the American Roots program launch.


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.


Thursday, August 20, 2015
Alan Guebert at Room of Pekin Public Library, Pekin, IL
Event type: Book Signing
Alan Guebert, author of The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey, will speak and sign books at Pekin Public 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
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.


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 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, 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, wi ll 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.


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.


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.


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.


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