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Manifest Technique

Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Mark R. Villegas

Movie Workers

The Women Who Made British Cinema

Melanie Bell

A Matter of Moral Justice

Black Women Laundry Workers and the Fight for Justice

Jenny Carson

Guide to Chicago's Twenty-First-Century Architecture

Chicago Architecture Center and John Hill

Roger Zelazny

F. Brett Cox

Degrees of Difficulty

How Women's Gymnastics Rose to Prominence and Fell from Grace

Georgia Cervin

Punks in Peoria

Making a Scene in the American Heartland

Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett

Photographic Presidents

Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital

Cara A. Finnegan

Technology and the Historian

Transformations in the Digital Age

Adam Crymble

Spoon River America

Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Jason Stacy

Afro-Nostalgia

Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture

Badia Ahad-Legardy

Unbinding Gentility

Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Candace Bailey

The Mark of Slavery

Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Jenifer L. Barclay

The Lady Swings

Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice

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UIP releases new pricing in conjunction with Duke University Press and the Scholarly Publishing Collective

The University of Illinois Press (UIP) is excited about moving our content to the Scholarly Publishing Collective (SPC) platform. We will offer full digital access alongside wonderful peer organizations at Longleaf Services, Michigan State University Press, Penn State University Press, … Continue reading

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Q&A With Mark R. Villegas, Author of Manifest Technique

Mark R. Villegas, author of Manifest Technique: Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture, answers questions on his childhood influences, discoveries, and reader takeaways in his book. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? This book was … Continue reading

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Art education professor Jorge Lucero created a virtual “Museum of Us”

Editor of the University of Illinois journal Visual Arts Research, Jorge Lucero, recently invited people from around the world to connect with each other and share an object that was important in their lives – telling their stories through their belongings. … Continue reading

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