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The Huawei Model

The Rise of China's Technology Giant

Yun Wen

Starring Women

Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Sara E. Lampert

Queering the Global Filipina Body

Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Gina K. Velasco

George Frederick Bristow

Katherine K. Preston

Laughing to Keep from Dying

African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Black Queer Freedom

Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

GerShun Avilez

Remaking Muslim Lives

Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

David Henig

When Sunday Comes

Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras

Claudrena N. Harold

Soul on Soul

The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams

Tammy L. Kernodle

Film and the Anarchist Imagination

Expanded Second Edition

Richard Porton

Sweet Greeks

First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Ann Flesor Beck

Queer and Trans Migrations

Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation

Edited by Eithne Luibhéid and Karma R. Chávez

Unlikely Angel

The Songs of Dolly Parton

Lydia R. Hamessley

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Upon the Altar of Work

Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Betsy Wood

From Slave Cabins to the White House

Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Koritha Mitchell

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Q&A with Richard Porton, Author of Film and the Anarchist Imagination, Expanded Second Edition

Richard Porton, the author of Film and the Anarchist Imagination, shares the inspirations and discoveries behind the expanded second edition of his exploration of anarchism’s images, ideas, and influence in cinema. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? … Continue reading

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AAR/SBL Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the University of Illinois Press virtual exhibit for the 2020 American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature conference! While we wish this could be an in-person event, we’re still excited to show you new research in … Continue reading

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Photographic Presidents by Cara Finnegan Given NEH Open Book Award

We’re pleased to announce that Cara A. Finnegan’s forthcoming book, Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital, has been given a National Endowment for the Humanities Open Book Award, a special initiative for scholarly presses to make recent monographs … Continue reading

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