Category Archives: announcement

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice, has been selected as a grant recipient from the Howard D. and Marjorie I. Brooks … 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

Where in the first half of our centennial we focused on events in Champaign-Urbana, this fall has brought opportunities for the Press to shine in Chicago and Springfield through partnerships with Jane Addams Hull-House and the Conference on Illinois History, … 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

As we began our second hundred years of publishing, we wanted to affirm our dedication to our state and our region, and so Flame & Flight Books was born. Flame & Flight Books, the new trade imprint from the University … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Wanzo will be joining Carol Stabile as a co-editor of the Feminist Media Studies Series. Dawn Durante, Senior Acquisitions Editor at the University of Illinois Press, is the acquiring editor. Rebecca Wanzo is … Continue reading

NWSA and the University of Illinois Press are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 First Book Prize!  Wen Liu, State University of New York at Albany Assembling Asian America: Psychological Technologies and Queer Subjectivities Wen Liu’s Assembling Asian … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Blood, Sweat, and Fear: Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-80 by Jeremy Milloy has been awarded the Cugnot Award from the Society of Automotive Historians. The award committee said: “The historian’s craft … Continue reading