Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

Coming in July 2019, Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America by Jake Johnson merges the study of belonging in America with scholarship on voice and popular music to explore the surprising yet profound link between two quintessentially American institutions. Watch … Continue reading

On February 15, we hosted our first University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium. It was fantastic day of sessions about publishing and engaged conversation. We thank everyone who came to the sessions and participated. And we give special thanks to … Continue reading

This year we’re celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the New Black Studies series. Check out the anniversary catalog here and read a letter from the acquisitions editor and comments from the series editors below! Dear Reader, In 2018 the University … Continue reading

We cannot think of a more fitting way to celebrate Black History Month than to announce University of Illinois Press’s newest giving opportunity, the Darlene Clark Hine African American History Fund. The mission of this fund is to continue the … Continue reading

Join us for the first annual University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium on February 15 for a day of interactive workshops, round tables, and conversations about publishing.           Topics will include: -Building a Relationship with a … Continue reading

Stephen Hardy is a retired professor of kinesiology and affiliate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire.  Andrew C. Holman is a professor of history and the director of Canadian studies at Bridgewater State University. They recently answered some questions … Continue reading

 2019 University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium February 15, 2019 Call for Book Proposals The University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium invites advanced UIUC graduate students and junior faculty to submit humanities or social sciences book proposals. Proposals may be … Continue reading

We are pleased to unveil the University of Illinois Press Spring 2019 catalog. We’ve got an excellent selection of books coming out this spring that we can’t wait to get in your hands. This year, we’ve been celebrating the press’s … Continue reading

We have the puuuuurfect holiday sale for you this year! Use promo code WINTER18 to get 40% off all books until December 7, 2018.  Need some ideas? Check out some of our latest titles!              

We’re pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has been awarded the AMS Music in American Culture Award. The Music in American Culture Award honors each year a book of exceptional merit that both … Continue reading

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager