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The Business of Forecasting the Future

Devon Powers

Blues Legacy

Tradition and Innovation in Chicago

David Whiteis

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2

The Conflicted Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs

The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Susan G. Davis

Shared Selves

Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Suzanne Bost

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

Latest Blog Post

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown Recipient of a Grant from the Judith McCulloh Endowment for American Music

                        The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic by Tommy Goldsmith has been selected … Continue reading

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Q&A with Sonja Lynn Downing, author of Gamelan Girls

Sonja Lynn Downing is an an associate professor of ethnomusicology at Lawrence University. She recently answered some questions about her book, Gamelan Girls: Gender, Childhood, and Politics in Balinese Music Ensembles. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? I wanted … Continue reading

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Syrian and Lebanise Patrícios in São Paulo winner of the Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award

We are pleased to announce that Syrian and Lebanese Patrícios in São Paulo: From the Levant to Brazil by Oswaldo Truzzi and translated by Ramon J. Stern has won the Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award from the Arab American National Museum. … Continue reading

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Melanie Holmes at Bookends & Beginnings, Evanston, IL Wed, Oct 23 6:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
David Whiteis at Rosa's Lounge, Chicago, IL Fri, Oct 25 12:00 AM 2019 — Lecture
Tom Ewing at Books by the Banks Festival in Cincinnati, OH Sat, Oct 26 10:00 AM 2019 — Lecture
Frances R. Aparicio at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Wed, Oct 30 12:00 AM 2019 — Lecture
American Musicological Society Thu, Oct 31 1:00 PM 2019 — Conference/Workshop
American Musicological Society Fri, Nov 1 8:30 AM 2019 — Conference/Workshop
American Musicological Society Sat, Nov 2 8:30 AM 2019 — Conference/Workshop
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