Category Archives: press events

Last weekend, the University of Illinois Press trekked north to take part in the Printer’s Row Lit Fest. This pillar of Chicago’s again-thriving book culture always offers us a chance to meet that literary segment of the public while presenting our … Continue reading

If you are headed to the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island during April 7-9 there are a few things you’ll want to be on the lookout for courtesy of your friends at UIP. 1) Given … Continue reading

University Press Week is celebrated worldwide from November 8-14. The week is designed to draw attention to the great scholarly publishing work that challenges boundaries and stimulates thought. During Press Week the Association of American University Presses is hosting some online … Continue reading

As an early kickoff to University Press Week (November 8th – 14th), two UIP staff members are participating in an informative conversation about publishing with an academic press. Daniel Nasset, acquisitions editor, and Michael Roux, marketing manager, will give brief … Continue reading

For the tenth consecutive year, the University of Illinois Press will have a large presence at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest.  Festival goers can visit the University of Illinois Press tent on Dearborn Street, between Congress and Polk. … Continue reading

Certain members of the UIP staff circle March 14 on their calendars.  And with good reason. 3.14 is Pi(e) Day: during which both mathematical principle and carbohydrates are well celebrated at the Press by those with culinary skill and also … Continue reading

Hope your celebrations are as joyful as ours…

One of our most dedicated colleagues at the Press was recognized with a University-wide honor this month. Custodial worker Bill Beckett was named the The Most “Valued” Person (MVP) by University of Illinois Facilities & Services. The award is given to an staff member … Continue reading

On Saturday, September 28, the Carter G. Woodson Regional branch of The Chicago Public Library was the site of a celebration of the publication of The Negro in Illinois. The event included a panel discussion with scholars including the book’s editor, Brian Dolinar. The … Continue reading

On Saturday, September 28, The Chicago Public Library will host a celebration of the University of Illinois Press publication of The Negro in Illinois at the Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted, Chicago. The Negro in Illinois was produced … Continue reading