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The Summer 2014 issue of Visual Arts Research is a special issue called “(tidbits) The easiest thing I ever published”. In his introduction, editor Jorge Lucero explains how this unique issue came to be: “I put out a call for … Continue reading

Exciting news out of our Journals Department! The Journal of Appalachian Studies will be published by the University of Illinois Press beginning in 2014. Currently in its nineteenth volume, the Journal will be published on behalf of the Appalachian Studies … Continue reading

We’re very pleased to announce that Michael Pisani will be the next Editor of our journal, American Music, beginning in January 2014. Pisani, a renowned scholar, author, pianist, and conductor, brings to American Music his 30+ years of experience in nineteenth- and twentieth-century … Continue reading

This spring, the Journal of American Folklore publishes its monumental 500th issue. As the official journal of the American Folklore Society, JAF has been published continually since the Society’s founding in 1888. That’s a very impressive 125 years! In their introduction to … Continue reading

History of the Present, the Press’s journal that approaches history as a critical endeavor, was awarded ‘Best New Journal’ for 2012 by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. The announcement was made on January 3 at the Modern Language … Continue reading

Professor Pradeep Dhillon, editor of our Journal of Aesthetic Education, sat down with the Illini News Bureau to discuss cultural aspects of Sikhism. In light of the August 5 tragedy at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, Dhillon, who is a … Continue reading

This month, UIP launches a new journal in cooperation with the University of Kansas. Women, Gender, and Families of Color expands the mission of Black Women, Gender, and Families, which has ceased publication. The new title explicitly includes Black, Latina, … Continue reading

We’re very pleased to announce a new partnership with the Illinois State Historical Society. Beginning in 2012, UIP will publish the distinguished  Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society as well as distribute the Society’s popular magazine, Illinois Heritage. The … Continue reading

We are very excited to have received word that J. Peter Burkholder’s article, “Music of the Americas and Historical Narratives,” from the Winter 2009 issue of our journal American Music, is a winner of the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press Journals Division is seeking to expand its family of humanities and social science journals.  We specialize in providing custom packages of publishing services to our clients at some of the most reasonable rates in the … Continue reading