Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

As an English major, I’ve wanted to pursue a career in publishing since my freshman year, so I did everything I thought I was supposed to do: I honed in on my writing skills, practiced copyediting, and tried to teach … Continue reading

For many, summer is a time for road trips; and this issue of The Callout takes us far afield from our offices at 1325 South Oak Street in Champaign. Robert Lemon tracks food in motion, as taco trucks transport Mexican food … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that we will make three timely books open access or partial access in the coming months. UIP has embraced open access publishing as part of its core mission to disseminate scholarship. The journal World History Connected … Continue reading

Registration is now open for the fall University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium on September 19, 2019! Institute for the Humanities 701 South Morgan, Lower Level / Stevenson Hall University of Illinois at Chicago Register now at: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/4920856 Lunch will be … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is seeking a bright, organized, motivated assistant acquisitions editor to join our team. This person will work closely with the Press’s acquisitions staff in supporting the development and acquisition of a robust list of general … Continue reading

Join us October 4-5 on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus for conversations on past and present student activism in honor of our new book by Michael Metz, Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University … Continue reading

The semester has finally ended and that means it’s time to catch up your TBR pile. To help you stock your shelves, we’re having a summer sale! June 3-14, use Promo Code SUMMER on our website to get 40% off all … Continue reading

The following is a guest post from intern Laura Coby, a graduate student in English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For the past three years, we’ve partnered with the English department to provide a graduate student a comprehensive … Continue reading

Cicero M. Fain III is a professor of history at the College of Southern Maryland. He recently answered some questions about his new book Black Huntington: An Appalachian Story. _______________________________________ Q: Why did you decide to write this book? I decided … Continue reading

Jonathan Fenderson is an assistant professor of African and African American studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He recently answered some questions about his new book Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s.  … Continue reading

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager