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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

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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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Blues Legacy Recipient of a Grant from the Judith McCulloh Endowment for American Music

                       The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that Blues Legacy: Tradition and Innovation in Chicago by David Whiteis with photos by Peter M. Hurley has been selected … Continue reading

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Q&A with Vincent L. Stephens, author of Rocking the Closet

Vincent L. Stephens is the director of the Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity and a contributing faculty member in music at Dickinson College. He is a coeditor of Post Racial America? An Interdisciplinary Study. He recently shared his thoughts on … Continue reading

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Anya Jabour at Willard House, Evanston, IL Sun, Oct 20 4:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
Jake Johnson at Ohio State University, Columbus OH Mon, Oct 21 4:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
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
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