Category Archives: announcement

We are pleased to announce that Mascot Nation: The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports by Andrew C. Billings and Jason Edward Black won the Outstanding Book Award from the Communication and Sport Division of the National Communication Association. … Continue reading

Giveaway alert! We’re offering a free ebook of Goodbye iSlave by Jack Linchuan Qiu during September. Ever wonder what goes into making your favorite tech products? Focusing on the alliance between Apple and the notorious Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, Qiu examines … 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

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

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 LAWCHA (Labor and Working Class History Association) Gutman Prize! Congratulations to Alina R. Méndez, whose dissertation titled “Cheap for Whom? Migration, Farm Labor, and Social Reproduction in the Imperial Valley-Mexicali Borderlands, 1942-1969” will be … Continue reading

If sport provides a powerful lens through which social norms are produced, reproduced, and challenged, sports media compose key mechanisms through which these meanings are built and communicated. As studies of sports media gain momentum in the humanities and social … 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

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of University of Illinois Press’ Women and Film History International series. In collaboration with film historians, Kay Armatage, Jane M. Gaines, and Christine Gledhill, the series was originally devised as a home for new … Continue reading

 We are pleased to announce that Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870 by Frank Cicero Jr. has won the Russell P. Strange Book of the Year Award from the Illinois State Historical Society (ISHS). The award is presented … Continue reading