Events Calendar

Sat, Jul 20 3:45 PM 2019
Jane Desmond at the Human-Animal Studies Institute
Event type: Lecture
Jane Desmond, co-editor of Global Perspectives on the United States
Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between will be on the panel Future of Human-Animal Studies at the Human-Animal Studies Conference.

Mon, Jul 22 6:30 PM 2019
George van Dusen and Michael Dorf at Max and Benny's, Northbrook, IL
Event type: Lecture
George van Dusen and Michael Dorf, authors of Clear it with Sid! will be speaking at Max and Benny's about their new book.

Mon, Jul 22 7:00 PM 2019
Michael Dorf and George Van Dusen at Max and Benny's, Northbrook, IL
Event type: Lecture
Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen, authors of Clear it with Sid!: Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service will give a book talk at Max and Benny's.

Sat, Jul 27 7:00 AM 2019
Market at the Square
Event type: Festival/Celebration
Stop by our tent and shop for great new books about nature, Illinois, music, politics, sports, and African American history.

Sat, Jul 27 1:00 PM 2019
Michael Jeffords and Susan Post at the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Glencoe, IL
Event type: Lecture

Join entomologists and authors of Butterflies of Illinois: A Field Guide, Dr. Michael Jeffords and Susan Post for a unique look at the diversity of butterflies found across Illinois. They will also explore the status of Illinois butterflies and the best places in Illinois to see these remarkable creatures.

Tue, Jul 30 12:00 AM 2019
Michael Dorf and George Van Dusen at Chicago Arts Council, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen, authors of Clear it with Sid!: Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service will give a book talk at the Chicago Arts Council.

Thu, Aug 8 12:00 AM 2019
Andrew Stoner at Glad Day Books, Toronto, Canada
Event type: Lecture
Andrew E. Stoner, author of The Journalist of Castro Street, will be speaking about his new book at Glad Day Books.

Fri, Aug 9 9:00 AM 2019
Dance Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will display and sell our books and journals about dance, movement, and performance arts. Stop by our table, visit with our director, Laurie Matheson, and take advantage of great discounts (30% off paperbacks; 40% off hardbacks).

Sat, Aug 10 8:00 AM 2019
Dance Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will display and sell our books and journals about dance, movement, and performance arts. Stop by our table, visit with our director, Laurie Matheson, and take advantage of great discounts (30% off paperbacks; 40% off hardbacks).

Sat, Aug 10 2:00 PM 2019
Dance Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will display and sell our books and journals about dance, movement, and performance arts. Stop by our table, visit with our director, Laurie Matheson, and take advantage of great discounts (30% off paperbacks; 40% off hardbacks).

Sun, Aug 11 8:00 AM 2019
Dance Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will display and sell our books and journals about dance, movement, and performance arts. Stop by our table, visit with our director, Laurie Matheson, and take advantage of great discounts (30% off paperbacks; 40% off hardbacks).

Tue, Aug 13 11:30 AM 2019
Michael Dorf and George Van Dusen at University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
Event type: Lecture
Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen, authors of Clear it with Sid!: Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service will give a book talk at the University Club of Chicago

Thu, Aug 29 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica WIlkerson at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here You Have to Fight, will be giving a book talk at West Virginia University about her new book.

Fri, Aug 30 12:00 AM 2019
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes, CO
Event type: Other
Stephen Wade, author of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, will perform and lead multiple events at the American Roots Music Program.

Sat, Aug 31 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica Wilkerson at Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium, Wheeling, WV
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have To Fight, will be giving a book lecture at the Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium.

Sat, Aug 31 3:30 PM 2019
Jessica WIlkerson at Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium III, Wheeling, WV
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here You Have to Fight, will be giving a book talk at the Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium III.

Wed, Sep 4 12:00 AM 2019
Matthew Ehrlich at Oakland Raiders Booster Club, San Leandro, CA
Event type: Lecture
Matthew Ehrlich, author of Kansas City Vs. Oakland, will be speaking and signing books at the Oakland Raiders Booster Club.

Mon, Sep 9 12:00 AM 2019
Assistance Dogs International Conference
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be promoting and selling our books in Disability History Studies, especially our brand new title, TRAVELING WITH SERVICE ANIMALS by Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier. Stop by our table to get great discounts and visit with UIP representative, Margo Chaney.

Tue, Sep 10 12:00 AM 2019
Assistance Dogs International Conference
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be promoting and selling our books in Disability History Studies, especially our brand new title, TRAVELING WITH SERVICE ANIMALS by Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier. Stop by our table to get great discounts and visit with UIP representative, Margo Chaney.

Wed, Sep 11 12:00 AM 2019
Assistance Dogs International Conference
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be promoting and selling our books in Disability History Studies, especially our brand new title, TRAVELING WITH SERVICE ANIMALS by Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier. Stop by our table to get great discounts and visit with UIP representative, Margo Chaney.

Thu, Sep 12 12:00 AM 2019
Assistance Dogs International Conference
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be promoting and selling our books in Disability History Studies, especially our brand new title, TRAVELING WITH SERVICE ANIMALS by Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier. Stop by our table to get great discounts and visit with UIP representative, Margo Chaney.

Thu, Sep 19 8:30 AM 2019
University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium, UIC Campus
Event type: Seminar/Symposium
Mark Your Calendars for the Fall University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium!

September 19, 2019

Institute for the Humanities

701 South Morgan, Lower Level / Stevenson Hall, Chicago, IL

Sessions will include:

  • The Life of a Book: From Proposal to Publication
  • New Directions in Journals Publication
  • Alternatives to Traditional Publishing
  • Professional Development Roundtable
Co-sponsored by: The Institute for the Humanities, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and the UIC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

Browse the current agenda here: https://www.press.uillinois.edu/about/symposium.html

Questions? Contact Julie Laut, University of Illinois Press, jlaut2@illinois.edu

Mon, Sep 23 7:00 PM 2019
Thomas Goldsmith at Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC
Event type: Lecture
Thomas Goldsmith, author of Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown, will be in conversation with Piedmont Laureate David Menconi, about his new book at Quail Ridge Books. 

Wed, Sep 25 1:00 PM 2019
International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass
Event type: Festival/Celebration
The University of Illinois Press will be selling our brand new bluegrass titles on Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs, plus a new biography of Grand Ole Opry star, Uncle Dave Macon. Stop by and visit with our director, Laurie Matheson, and get 30%-40% discounts on these titles and more!

Thu, Sep 26 1:00 PM 2019
International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass
Event type: Festival/Celebration
The University of Illinois Press will be selling our brand new bluegrass titles on Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs, plus a new biography of Grand Ole Opry star, Uncle Dave Macon. Stop by and visit with our director, Laurie Matheson, and get 30%-40% discounts on these titles and more!

Thu, Sep 26 3:00 PM 2019
10th Anniversary of Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest Series Event at La Casa, Urbana, IL
Event type: Reception/Open House
Join us for a reception celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest series at La Casa. José Ángel N. will read from his book Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant. Refreshments will be served.

Thu, Sep 26 6:00 PM 2019
Andrew Stoner at the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco, CA
Event type: Lecture
Andrew E. Stoner, author of The Journalist of Castro Street, will be speaking about his new book at the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center.

Fri, Sep 27 11:00 AM 2019
International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass
Event type: Festival/Celebration
The University of Illinois Press will be selling our brand new bluegrass titles on Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs, plus a new biography of Grand Ole Opry star, Uncle Dave Macon. Stop by and visit with our director, Laurie Matheson, and get 30%-40% discounts on these titles and more!

Sat, Sep 28 11:00 AM 2019
International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass
Event type: Festival/Celebration
The University of Illinois Press will be selling our brand new bluegrass titles on Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs, plus a new biography of Grand Ole Opry star, Uncle Dave Macon. Stop by and visit with our director, Laurie Matheson, and get 30%-40% discounts on these titles and more!

Thu, Oct 3 8:00 AM 2019
Conference on Illinois History
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books about Illinois history and of regional interest, along with the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society and the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association. Please stop by our tables and visit with editor James Engelhardt.

Thu, Oct 3 12:00 PM 2019
Association for the Study of African American Life & History
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in African American history, and promoting our journals in this field and related areas. Please stop by our booths and visit with acquisitions editor Dawn Durante and Alison Syring.

Fri, Oct 4 8:00 AM 2019
Conference on Illinois History
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books about Illinois history and of regional interest, along with the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society and the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association. Please stop by our tables and visit with editor James Engelhardt.

Fri, Oct 4 8:00 AM 2019
Association for the Study of African American Life & History
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in African American history, and promoting our journals in this field and related areas. Please stop by our booths and visit with acquisitions editor Dawn Durante and Alison Syring.

Fri, Oct 4 12:00 AM 2019
Radical Illini: Conversations on Student Activism
Event type: Seminar/Symposium
Friday Keynote:

Lae’l Hughes-Watkins, University Archivist at the University of Maryland College Park, and co-founder of Project STAND (Student Activism Now Documented), which focuses on documenting student activism among historically marginalized communities.

 

Saturday Sessions: 

Radicals in the Heartland: Reflections on the 1960s Protest Movement

Moderator: Michael Metz (BA '70), author of Radicals in the Heartland

Panelists: Vern Fein (MA '65), Vince Wu (MS '66), and Vic Berkey

Documenting Student Activism: The Role of the Archive

Moderator: Ellen Swain, UIUC Student Life and Culture Archives

Panelists: Jessica Ballard, UIUC Archives, and Lae’l Hughes-Watkins, University Archivist, University of Maryland

 

Illinois Student Activism: Past and Present

 

Co-sponsored by: The University of Illinois Press and the University of Illinois Archives

Questions? Contact Julie Laut, University of Illinois Press, jlaut2@illinois.edu

 

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Friday, October 4             

Event: Walking Tour of Key Anti-Vietnam War Demonstration Sites

Description: Join Vic Berkey (SFS and SDS leader) and Vern Fein (MA ’65) (Committee to End the War and SDS leader) for a FREE guided one-hour walking tour of some of the key sites of anti-Vietnam War demonstration sites on the University of Illinois campus. Some sites may require participants to navigate steps. Contact Vern Fein for more information.

Location: Meet on the South Patio (Quad side) of the Illini Union (1401 W. Green St.)

Start time: TBD

Contact: Vern Fein (vernfein@gmail.com)

 

Saturday, October 5        Check back soon for more related events!

Sat, Oct 5 8:00 AM 2019
Association for the Study of African American Life & History
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in African American history, and promoting our journals in this field and related areas. Please stop by our booths and visit with acquisitions editor Dawn Durante and Alison Syring.

Sat, Oct 5 3:00 PM 2019
Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen at the Seminary Co-Op, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Michael Dorf and George Van Dusen, authors of Clear it with Sid! will be speaking about their book at the Seminary Co-Op in Chicago, IL.

Thu, Oct 17 9:00 AM 2019
American Folklore Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in folklore studies, the Journal of American Folklore, and other journals which will be of interest. Please stop by our booth and speak with editor James Engelhardt and Journals Manager, Clydette Wantland.

Thu, Oct 17 1:30 PM 2019
American Folklore Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in folklore studies, the Journal of American Folklore, and other journals which will be of interest. Please stop by our booth and speak with editor James Engelhardt and Journals Manager, Clydette Wantland.

Fri, Oct 18 9:00 AM 2019
American Folklore Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in folklore studies, the Journal of American Folklore, and other journals which will be of interest. Please stop by our booth and speak with editor James Engelhardt and Journals Manager, Clydette Wantland.

Fri, Oct 18 1:30 PM 2019
American Folklore Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in folklore studies, the Journal of American Folklore, and other journals which will be of interest. Please stop by our booth and speak with editor James Engelhardt and Journals Manager, Clydette Wantland.

Sat, Oct 19 9:00 AM 2019
American Folklore Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in folklore studies, the Journal of American Folklore, and other journals which will be of interest. Please stop by our booth and speak with editor James Engelhardt and Journals Manager, Clydette Wantland.

Wed, Oct 23 6:00 PM 2019
Melanie Holmes at Bookends & Beginnings, Evanston, IL
Event type: Lecture
Melanie Holmes, author of A Hero on Mount St. Helens, will be giving a presentation and book signing at Bookends and Beginnings.

Sat, Nov 2 6:00 PM 2019
Henry Kisor at Hearing Loss Assn. of America Chicago Lincoln Park Chapter, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Henry Kisor, co-author of Traveling with Service Animals, will be giving a presentation at the Hearing Loss Assn. of America Chicago Lincoln Park Chapter about his new book.

Thu, Nov 7 7:00 PM 2019
American Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in American Studies and promoting our journals in this field and related areas. Please stop by our booth and visit with acquisitions editors Dawn Durante and Daniel Nasset.

Fri, Nov 8 9:30 AM 2019
American Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in American Studies and promoting our journals in this field and related areas. Please stop by our booth and visit with acquisitions editors Dawn Durante and Daniel Nasset.

Sat, Nov 9 9:30 AM 2019
American Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in American Studies and promoting our journals in this field and related areas. Please stop by our booth and visit with acquisitions editors Dawn Durante and Daniel Nasset.

Sat, Nov 9 3:00 PM 2019
Jonathan Rosenbaum at Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Jonathan Rosenbaum, author of Cinematic Encounters 2, will be speaking about his new book at the Seminary Co-Op Bookstore in Chicago, IL.

Sun, Nov 10 8:30 AM 2019
American Studies Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books in American Studies and promoting our journals in this field and related areas. Please stop by our booth and visit with acquisitions editors Dawn Durante and Daniel Nasset.

Mon, Nov 11 10:00 AM 2019
Henry Kisor at Hearing Loss Assn. of America North Shore Chapter, Northfield, IL
Event type: Lecture
Henry Kisor, co-author of Traveling with Service Animals, will be giving a presentation at the North Shore Senior Center about his new book.

Tue, Nov 12 6:30 PM 2019
George van Dusen and Michael Dorf at Cliff Dweller's , Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
George van Dusen and Michael Dorf, authors of Clear it with Sid! will be speaking at the Cliff Dweller's Club about their new book.

Sat, Nov 16 2:00 PM 2019
Henry Kisor at the Evanston Public Library, Evanston, IL
Event type: Lecture
Henry Kisor, author of Traveling with Service Animals, will be speaking about his new book at the Evanston Public Library.

Sat, Nov 23 2:00 PM 2019
Thomas Goldsmith at Scruggs Center, Shelby, NC
Event type: Lecture
Thomas Goldsmith, author of Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown, will be speaking about his book at the Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, NC.

Sat, Jan 4 9:00 AM 2020
American Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
Stop by our booth to browse our new books and journals and visit with editors Daniel Nasset and James Engelhardt.

Sun, Jan 5 9:00 AM 2020
American Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
Stop by our booth to browse our new books and journals and visit with editors Daniel Nasset and James Engelhardt.

Mon, Jan 6 9:00 AM 2020
American Historical Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
Stop by our booth to browse our new books and journals and visit with editors Daniel Nasset and James Engelhardt.

Fri, Feb 14 12:00 AM 2020
University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium, UIUC Campus
Event type: Seminar/Symposium
Details to come. 

Exhibits

The University of Illinois Press attends scholarly conferences and trade book shows throughout North America each year. A list of our meetings follows. Stop by our booth to browse, to buy, or to speak to one of our acquisition editors or staff. For further information, contact Exhibits Manager Margo Chaney.


Sat, Jul 27 7:00 AM 2019
Market at the Square
Urbana Farmers Market, Vine and Illinois Streets, Urbana, IL

Fri, Aug 9 9:00 AM 2019
Dance Studies Association
Kresge Centennial Hall, Northwestern University, 1800 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

Sat, Aug 10 8:00 AM 2019
Dance Studies Association
Kresge Centennial Hall, Northwestern University, 1800 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

Sat, Aug 10 2:00 PM 2019
Dance Studies Association
Kresge Centennial Hall, Northwestern University, 1800 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

Sun, Aug 11 8:00 AM 2019
Dance Studies Association
Kresge Centennial Hall, Northwestern University, 1800 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

Mon, Sep 9 12:00 AM 2019
Assistance Dogs International Conference
Embassy Suites by Hilton, 13700 Conference Center Dr South, Noblesville, IN 46060

Tue, Sep 10 12:00 AM 2019
Assistance Dogs International Conference
Embassy Suites by Hilton, 13700 Conference Center Dr South, Noblesville, IN 46060

Wed, Sep 11 12:00 AM 2019
Assistance Dogs International Conference
Embassy Suites by Hilton, 13700 Conference Center Dr South, Noblesville, IN 46060

Thu, Sep 12 12:00 AM 2019
Assistance Dogs International Conference
Embassy Suites by Hilton, 13700 Conference Center Dr South, Noblesville, IN 46060

Wed, Sep 25 1:00 PM 2019
International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Thu, Sep 26 1:00 PM 2019
International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Fri, Sep 27 11:00 AM 2019
International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Sat, Sep 28 11:00 AM 2019
International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Thu, Oct 3 8:00 AM 2019
Conference on Illinois History
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 112 N. 6th St., Springfield, IL 62701

Thu, Oct 3 12:00 PM 2019
Association for the Study of African American Life & History
North Charleston Convention Center, Charleston, SC

Fri, Oct 4 8:00 AM 2019
Conference on Illinois History
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 112 N. 6th St., Springfield, IL 62701

Fri, Oct 4 8:00 AM 2019
Association for the Study of African American Life & History
North Charleston Convention Center, Charleston, SC

Sat, Oct 5 8:00 AM 2019
Association for the Study of African American Life & History
North Charleston Convention Center, Charleston, SC

Thu, Oct 17 9:00 AM 2019
American Folklore Society
Constellation Ballroom, Hyatt Baltimore inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

Thu, Oct 17 1:30 PM 2019
American Folklore Society
Constellation Ballroom, Hyatt Baltimore inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

Fri, Oct 18 9:00 AM 2019
American Folklore Society
Constellation Ballroom, Hyatt Baltimore inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

Fri, Oct 18 1:30 PM 2019
American Folklore Society
Constellation Ballroom, Hyatt Baltimore inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

Sat, Oct 19 9:00 AM 2019
American Folklore Society
Constellation Ballroom, Hyatt Baltimore inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

Thu, Nov 7 7:00 PM 2019
American Studies Association
The Hawai'i Convention Center, Room 316, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI

Fri, Nov 8 9:30 AM 2019
American Studies Association
The Hawai'i Convention Center, Room 316, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI

Sat, Nov 9 9:30 AM 2019
American Studies Association
The Hawai'i Convention Center, Room 316, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI

Sun, Nov 10 8:30 AM 2019
American Studies Association
The Hawai'i Convention Center, Room 316, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI

Sat, Jan 4 9:00 AM 2020
American Historical Association
New York Hilton, 1335 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Sun, Jan 5 9:00 AM 2020
American Historical Association
New York Hilton, 1335 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Mon, Jan 6 9:00 AM 2020
American Historical Association
New York Hilton, 1335 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10019