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Always the Queen

The Denise LaSalle Story

Denise LaSalle, with David Whiteis

Fighting Fascist Spain

Worker Protest from the Printing Press

Montse Feu

Signs of the Spirit

Music and the Experience of Meaning in Ndau Ceremonial Life

Tony Perman

Pleasure in the News

African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press

Kim Gallon

Degrees of Difference

Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Edited by Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado

Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance

New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Edited by Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed

Ending Gender-Based Violence

Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Imagining the Mulatta

Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Jasmine Mitchell

Between Fitness and Death

Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

Musical Ethics and Islam

The Art of Playing the Ney

Banu Senay

Prophetic Authority

Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Michael Hubbard MacKay

Shelter from the Machine

Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Jason G. Strange

Voicing the Cinema

Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Edited by James Buhler and Hannah Lewis

Graphic News

How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Amanda Frisken

Front Pages, Front Lines

Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Edited by Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger

Autochthonomies

Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Myriam J. A. Chancy

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Q&A with Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy, Author of Between Fitness and Death

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy answers questions about the inspirations, discoveries and takeaways of Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? I grew up with disabled siblings and a mother who … Continue reading

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Q&A with Deborah E. Kanter, Author of Chicago Católico

Author of Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican, Deborah E. Kanter answers questions about her influences, discoveries, and motivations for writing her book. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? I am trained as a scholar of Mexico, … Continue reading

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Welcoming New Faculty Board Members

The University of Illinois Press recently welcomed four new faculty board members. Michael R. Cheney is a Professor of Communication and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Springfield. He was previously a Senior Fellow in the … Continue reading

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