Category Archives: journals

Humanity has undoubtedly told stories since forever. Possibly our ancestors acted or danced them before speech found its way into our brains. Writing brought religious texts and Gilgamesh but even then, tale-telling remained a largely oral art until literacy became … 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

It’s been awhile since I could legitimately sing, “Give me a head with hair/long, beautiful hair.” But the Cowsills, via America’s tribal love-rock musical, expressed the importance of the streamin’, flaxen, waxin’ locks with winning pop harmonies and frequent radio airplay. … Continue reading

This fall University of Illinois Press Journals is publishing the first in a series of e-books that bring together related journal content into a single volume. The Common Threads series of e-books allow the reader to experience several thematically-related scholarly articles … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is welcoming the Journal of Mormon History as the newest addition to the journals program. The Mormon History Association (MHA) is currently in its 50th year and the Journal of Mormon History is celebrating 41 … 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

The Summer 2014 issue of Visual Arts Research is a special issue called “(tidbits) The easiest thing I ever published”. In his introduction, editor Jorge Lucero explains how this unique issue came to be: “I put out a call for … Continue reading

The Journals Department is excited to add conference registrations to the list of services it offers to its society and association clients. Press staff members Cheryl Jestis and Paul Arroyo handled the registration desk for the annual meeting of the … Continue reading

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Exciting news out of our Journals Department! The Journal of Appalachian Studies will be published by the University of Illinois Press beginning in 2014. Currently in its nineteenth volume, the Journal will be published on behalf of the Appalachian Studies … Continue reading