Author Archives: michael

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

December 4, 2014, 4:00-5:00pm Lorado Taft: The Sculptor’s Legacy Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL Lorado Taft is known to University of Illinois students and alumni worldwide for creating the revered Alma Mater statue.  Learn about … Continue reading

The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) is celebrating the third annual University Press Week from November 9 – 15, 2014. The focus this year is on the vital collaborative projects spearheaded by university and academic presses with research libraries, … Continue reading

To coincide with multiple music meetings in November 2014, we are offering eBook versions of four University of Illinois Press music titles on sale for $4.99. The sale will run through November 30. Making the March King: John Philip Sousa’s Washington … Continue reading

To coincide with this month’s International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass event in Raleigh, North Carolina, we are offering eBook versions of four University of Illinois Press music titles on sale for $2.99. The sale will run through October 31. Pretty … Continue reading

For the month of September, to coincide with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual meeting September 24-28 in Memphis, we have lowered the e-book list price of three titles in the University of Illinois Press … Continue reading

Judy McCulloh, who worked at the University of Illinois Press for 35 years and was recognized for building our music and folklore lists during her tenure, died at home during the early morning of Sunday, July 13.  She had been … Continue reading

For the month of July we have lowered the e-book list price of four music titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Carla Bley by Amy C. Beal This is the first comprehensive treatment of the remarkable … Continue reading

Need some Illinois travel ideas? In Exploring Nature in Illinois: A Field Guide to the Prairie State naturalists Michael Jeffords and Susan Post explore fifty preserves, forests, restoration areas, and parks, bringing an expert view to wildlife and landscapes and … Continue reading