Author Archives: michael

From yesterday’s press release: March 6, 2017 (New York, NY)—Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new partner presses to its University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform. The University of Illinois Presswill go live on … Continue reading

“We have just witnessed a spectacular demonstration of the failures of a national, political imagination. Many of us feel devastated, afraid, and confused. There is no better time than this to accept L.H. Stallings’s Funk the Erotic’s invitation to inhabit … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Splattered Ink: Postfeminist Gothic Fiction and Gendered Violence by Sarah E. Whitney is the co-winner of the Emily Toth Award for Best Single Work in Women’s Studies, awarded by the Popular Culture Association/American Culture … Continue reading

Congratulations to Michele Eggers, winner of the 2016 NWSA/University of Illinois Press First Book Prize for Embodying Inequality: The Criminalization of Women for Abortion in Chile. The award was announced at the annual meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association. … Continue reading

Every December since 2007 we have posted an annual list of our pop culture favorites. The University of Illinois Press Best of 2016 edition is in alphabetical order by staff member’s last name. ***** Jenn Barbee, Accounts Payable Best Book … Continue reading

For the month of June 2016, to celebrate new series editor Elora Halim Chowdhury, we have lowered the e-book list price of three titles in the Dissident Feminisms series to $2.99. Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism … Continue reading

For the month of May 2016, in celebration of the International Country Music Conference in Nashville, we are lowering the e-book list price of two titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Link to the buy options below. Twentieth … Continue reading

For the month of March 2016, to coincide with Women’s History Month, we have lowered the e-book list price of three titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Daisy Turner’s Kin: An African American Family Saga by … Continue reading

For the month of February 2016, to coincide with Black History Month, we have lowered the e-book list price of three titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom by Sonja … Continue reading

For the month of January 2016, to coincide with the American Historical Association annual meeting January 7-10 in Atlanta, we have lowered the e-book list price of three titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Organized Crime … Continue reading