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Robert Lemon is an urban and social researcher and documentary filmmaker. His films include Transfusión (2014), a series of vignettes on the cultural implications of taco trucks. He recently answered some questions about his new book The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street … Continue reading

Call For Papers Jazz and Culture: Special Issue on Geri Allen Issue – Fall 2020 Deadlines: Abstracts 300-500 words: July 15th, 2019 Full Manuscripts: September 1, 2019 The journal Jazz and Culture seeks proposals and submissions for a special issue … Continue reading

Feminist Teacher is seeking to form a new editorial collective and is soliciting applicants.  The current editorial collective is stepping down this summer but will be available for consultation.  The journal, published by the University of Illinois Press, has for … Continue reading

An Uncommon Peer Review for Common Threads: a case study about expanding formats, their evaluation, and what we learned when we challenged norms. by Alexa Colella The scholarly communications ecosystem is one that is ever evolving. As publishers, we serve … Continue reading

As part of the special blog tour in honor of Mark Saunders, we celebrate the generosity our staff demonstrates toward every student who walks through our doors. Over the last year and a half, our newly formed internship committee has … 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

Mark Your Calendars for the Fall University of Illinois Press 9Publishing Symposium! September 19, 2019 Institute for the Humanities 701 South Morgan, Lower Level / Stevenson Hall, Chicago, IL Sessions will include: The Life of a Book: From Proposal to … Continue reading

Melissa Raine is a research associate in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. She recently shared her thoughts on her article, “Humor and Humoralism: Representing Bodily Experience in the Prologue of the Siege of Thebes” … Continue reading

On March 29, 2019 Michael Metz, author of the new book Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois gave a lecture at the YMCA Friday Forum for their series RESIST: Building a Culture of … Continue reading

Dr. Jordan Stanger-Ross is associate professor of history at the University of Victoria and the project director for Landscapes of Injustice, a seven-year, multi-partner research project exploring the forced dispossession of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. Dr. Stanger-Ross … Continue reading