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Traveling with Service Animals

By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship across North America

Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier

The Arithmetic of Listening

Tuning Theory and History for the Impractical Musician

Kyle Gann

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown

The Making of an American Classic

Thomas Goldsmith

Sophonisba Breckinridge

Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Anya Jabour

Joanna Russ

Gwyneth Jones

Black Sexual Economies

Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Edited by Adrienne D. Davis and the BSE Collective

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i

Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Jonathan Y. Okamura

Kansas City vs. Oakland

The Bitter Sports Rivalry That Defined an Era

Matthew C. Ehrlich

Todd Solondz

Julian Murphet

Hungry Translations

Relearning the World through Radical Vulnerability

Richa Nagar

Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham

Dances in Literature and Cinema

Hannah Durkin

Death to Fascism

Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

John P. Enyeart

Queer Timing

The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Susan Potter

The Journalist of Castro Street

The Life of Randy Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

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So You Want to Read Joanna Russ: Reading Guide by Gwyneth Jones

Experimental, strange, and unabashedly feminist, Joanna Russ’s groundbreaking science fiction grew out of a belief that the genre was ideal for expressing radical thought. Her essays and criticism, meanwhile, helped shape the field and still exercise a powerful influence in … Continue reading

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Tachel Brown, Our EIU Summer Intern, Reflects on What She Learned at the Press

As an English major, I’ve wanted to pursue a career in publishing since my freshman year, so I did everything I thought I was supposed to do: I honed in on my writing skills, practiced copyediting, and tried to teach … Continue reading

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Andrew C. Billings and Jason Edward Black win Outstanding Book Award for Mascot Nation

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

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John Enyeart at the Coop Mon, Sep 16 7:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
Thomas Goldsmith at Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC Tue, Sep 17 7:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium, UIC Campus Thu, Sep 19 8:30 AM 2019 — Seminar/Symposium
Thomas Goldsmith at Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC Mon, Sep 23 7:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
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