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For the month of May 2015, to coincide with Jewish American Heritage Month, we have lowered the e-book list price of four titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest … Continue reading

For the month of April 2015, to coincide with the Society for Military History’s annual conference, we have lowered the e-book list price of three titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Behind the Gas Mask: The … Continue reading

For the month of April 2015, to coincide with the Association of Asian American Studies’ annual conference, we have lowered the e-book list price of three titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Asian Americans in Dixie: … Continue reading

For the month of March 2015, to coincide with Women’s History Month, we have lowered the e-book list price of four titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage by … Continue reading

From the University of Illinois job listing: The University of Illinois seeks candidates for the position of Director, University of Illinois Press. Nearing its 100th year of scholarly publishing, the University of Illinois Press enjoys a reputation as one of … Continue reading

For the month of February 2015, to coincide with Black History Month, we have lowered the e-book list price of four titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad: The Geography … Continue reading

For the month of January, we have lowered the eBook list price of the three available titles in the Studies in Sensory History series to $2.99. Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell by Jonathan Reinarz In this comprehensive and engaging … Continue reading

Every December since 2007 we have posted an annual list of our pop culture faves. The University of Illinois Press Best of 2014 edition is in alphabetical order by staff member’s last name. Jennifer Barbee, Account Tech I Favorite Book: … Continue reading

Larry Kanfer will sign copies of his latest book CHICAGOSCAPES in the Chicago Loop on December 17th & 18th.  This is a perfect gift for the holidays. Join us for these free events sponsored by the Illinois State Museum’s Illinois … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press wishes to congratulate Emily Abrams Ansari, a recipient of the 46th annual ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award. Her award winning article, “Vindication, Cleansing, Catharsis, Hope”: Interracial Reconciliation and the Dilemmas of Multiculturalism in Kay … Continue reading