Category Archives: announcement

We’re pleased to announce that Eladio B. Bobadilla has won the Labor and Working-Class History Association’s 2020 Herbert G. Gutman Prize for Outstanding Dissertation for his project “One People without Borders”: The Lost Roots of the Immigrants’ Rights Movement, 1954-2006.” … Continue reading

April’s free ebook is here! This time, we’re giving away Pink-Slipped: What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries? by Jane M. Gaines: Women held more positions of power in the silent film industry than at any other time … Continue reading

The Organization of American Historians Annual Conference may be canceled but you can still shop our virtual book fair! Use Promo Code CONF40 to get 40% off all history books on our website*. Browse the various books on sale at … Continue reading

Our distributor, the Chicago Distribution Center, is closed due to COVID-19, but our website is open! All e-book orders will be immediately filled. Print titles available now will be noted with a double asterisk (**) in the shopping cart. Others … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America by Anya Jabour has won an Illinois State Historical Society Award. The Illinois State Historical Society Awards are given for titles that has furthered the collection, preservation, … Continue reading

Please read the latest update from 3.30.20 here: https://www.press.uillinois.edu/wordpress/update-our-website-is-open/ Due to the impact of COVID-19, the State of Illinois will be under a shelter-in-place order beginning Saturday, March 21, 2020.  Until the order is lifted, our distributor, the Chicago Distribution … Continue reading

Hello Friends, Due to the impact of COVID-19, we want to provide an update on planned activity at University of Illinois Press (UIP) over the coming weeks. As of Monday morning, our HR department directed UIP staff to work remotely … Continue reading

Happy Women’s History Month! Celebrate with a free ebook copy of Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C. by Treva B. Lindsey and a special issue of Women, Gender, and Families of Color (WGFC). Colored No More traces … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage by Sowande’ M. Mustakeem has won the Dred Scott Freedom Award in the category Historical Literary Excellence from the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation. The award … Continue reading