Category Archives: miscellaneous

Our annual holiday cookie exchange.

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

The University of Illinois Press is having a sale on select books.  55% off plus free shipping.  Click here for details and a full list of titles.

NPR’s Melissa Block and Will Shortz (or their respective doppelgangers) at the University of Illinois Press halloween party.

The University of Illinois Press fun crew.

Woo hoo! University of Illinois Press Database Administrator Leslie DeLucia was featured yesterday on NPR’s All Things Considered during its Summer Jobs feature. KFC, featuring Blue Swede!

Today many of us are saying goodbye to our Marketing Department Intern, Brittany Pyle. Over the past year she’s made herself a valuable member of our team, and cheerfully completed any task assigned, which were frequently both essential and mind-numbing. Personally, … Continue reading

October 10, 2005, was my first day on the job here at the University of Illinois Press. The person who hired me, then Marketing Director Pat Hoefling, had decided to move back to Bloomington, Indiana, to work at Indiana University Press. Though she … Continue reading

Daina Berry, author of “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia, and Mark Schultz, author of The Rural Face of White Supremacy: Beyond Jim Crow, will appear on the season finale of NBC-TV’s … Continue reading

In October of 2009 I linked to a Galley Cat story about a new FTC rule that required book bloggers to disclose that reviewed books were provided for free by a publisher.  In the past few days I have seen the practical application of … Continue reading