Events Calendar

Fri, May 24 12:30 PM 2019
International Communication Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
University of Illinois Press will display and sell books and journals in the exhibit hall at the International Communication Association annual conference. We invite scholars to chat with acquisitions editor Daniel Nasset about potential book projects.

Sat, May 25 9:00 AM 2019
International Communication Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
University of Illinois Press will display and sell books and journals in the exhibit hall at the International Communication Association annual conference. We invite scholars to chat with acquisitions editor Daniel Nasset about potential book projects.

Sun, May 26 9:00 AM 2019
International Communication Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
University of Illinois Press will display and sell books and journals in the exhibit hall at the International Communication Association annual conference. We invite scholars to chat with acquisitions editor Daniel Nasset about potential book projects.

Wed, May 29 12:00 PM 2019
BookExpo America
Event type: Exhibition
University of Illinois Press will display our newest trade books in Booth #746 at Book Expo America.

Wed, May 29 6:30 PM 2019
Michael Jeffords and Susan L Post at Hartfield Book Company, Monticello, IL
Event type: Lecture
Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post have circled the globe—and explored their state and neighborhood—collecting images and stories of the natural world. Now they're bringing those discoveries to Hartfield! Please join us as they will share wildlife photos and stories from their books: Curious Encounters with the Natural World: From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden TigersExploring Nature in IllinoisHiking Illinois, and Butterflies of Illinois.


Michael R. Jeffords is the retired education/outreach director for the Illinois Natural History Survey, UI and was staff photographer for The Illinois Steward magazine. Susan L. Post is a retired Illinois Natural History Survey field biologist and staff writer for The Illinois Steward magazine, and author of Hiking Illinois.

Thu, May 30 9:00 AM 2019
BookExpo America
Event type: Exhibition
University of Illinois Press will display our newest trade books in Booth #746 at Book Expo America.

Fri, May 31 8:30 AM 2019
Labor and Working Class History Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
University of Illinois Press celebrates 40 years of our book series, "The Working Class in American History"! Stop by to meet our editor James Engelhardt to see our book display and purchase copies.

Fri, May 31 9:00 AM 2019
BookExpo America
Event type: Exhibition
University of Illinois Press will display our newest trade books in Booth #746 at Book Expo America.

Sat, Jun 1 8:30 AM 2019
Labor and Working Class History Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
University of Illinois Press celebrates 40 years of our book series, "The Working Class in American History"! Stop by to meet our editor James Engelhardt to see our book display and purchase copies.

Sun, Jun 2 1:00 PM 2019
A HERO ON MOUNT ST. HELENS Book Launch with author Melanie Holmes, Oak Lawn, IL
Event type: Social/Informal Event
Join us for a book launch celebrating the release of A Hero on Mount St. Helens: The Life and Legacy of David A. Johnston by Melanie Holmes at the David Johnston Community Center in Oak Lawn, IL.

Mon, Jun 3 12:00 AM 2019
Richard Hughes at Council of Christian Colleges Institute for New Faculty, Calvin College, Grand Rapids
Event type: Lecture
Richard Hughes, author of Myths America Lives By 2nd edition: White Supremacy and the Stories that Give us Meaning will give a lecture at the Council of Christian Colleges Institute for New Faculty, Calvin College, Grand Rapids

Thu, Jun 6 12:00 AM 2019
Richard Hughes at Christian Scholars Conference, Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX
Event type: Conference/Workshop
Richard Hughes, author of Myths America Lives By 2nd edition: White Supremacy and the Stories that Give us Meaning will give a lecture at the Christian Scholars Conference, Lubbock Christian University.

Fri, Jun 7 8:00 AM 2019
Mormon History Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
University of Illinois Press will display and sell books and journals about Mormon history at the annual conference of the Mormon History Association. Please stop by and visit with our editor Dawn Durante.

Sat, Jun 8 8:00 AM 2019
Mormon History Association
Event type: Conference/Workshop
University of Illinois Press will display and sell books and journals about Mormon history at the annual conference of the Mormon History Association. Please stop by and visit with our editor Dawn Durante.

Sat, Jun 8 12:00 AM 2019
Ruth Nicole Brown at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Ruth Nicole Brown, the author of Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood will give a book talk at the Trinity United Church of Christ.

Sat, Jun 8 10:00 AM 2019
Andrew Stoner at Aurora Public Library, Aurora, IL
Event type: Lecture
Andrew Stoner, author of The Journalist of Castro Street, will be speaking at the Aurora Public Library about his book.

Sat, Jun 8 10:00 AM 2019
Printers Row Lit Fest
Event type: Festival/Celebration
University of Illinois Press will sell regional trade books under a tent at the outdoor Printers Row Lit Fest in downtown Chicago on Dearborn Avenue. Come and see us, come rain or come shine!

Sun, Jun 9 10:00 AM 2019
Printers Row Lit Fest
Event type: Festival/Celebration
University of Illinois Press will sell regional trade books under a tent at the outdoor Printers Row Lit Fest in downtown Chicago on Dearborn Avenue. Come and see us, come rain or come shine!

Mon, Jun 10 7:00 PM 2019
Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen at Politics and Prose Bookstore at the Wharf, Washington DC 20024
Event type: Lecture
Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen, authors of Clear It With Sid! will be speaking at Politics and Prose Bookstore at the Wharf.

Tue, Jun 11 12:00 AM 2019
Richard Hughes at University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Event type: Lecture
Richard Hughes, author of Myths America Lives By 2nd edition: White Supremacy and the Stories that Give us Meaning will give the Rabbi Ira Sanders Distinguished Lecture of the Central Arkansas Library System.

Tue, Jun 11 5:00 PM 2019
Andrew Stoner at IndyReads
Event type: Lecture
Andrew Stoner, author of The Journalist of Castro Street, will be speaking at IndyReads about his book.

Wed, Jun 12 7:00 PM 2019
Andrew Stoner at Unabridged Books, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Andrew Stoner, author of The Journalist of Castro Street, will be speaking at Unabridged Books. 

Thu, Jun 13 12:00 PM 2019
Walter Rimler at 92nd Street Y, Manhattan, NY
Event type: Lecture
Walter Rimler, author of The Man That Got Away, will be participating in a discussion with Harvey Granat and David Lahm, at the 9nd Street Y cultural center.

Thu, Jun 13 7:00 PM 2019
Carol Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen at Schaumberg Township District Public Library
Event type: Lecture
Carol Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen, co-editors of The Chicago Food Encyclopedia, will be speaking and signing books at the Schaumberg Township District Public Library.

Tue, Jun 18 7:00 PM 2019
Emily Thuma at the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, San Francisco, CA
Event type: Lecture
Emily Thuma, author of All Our Trials, will be part of a panel discussion about her book at the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics in San Francisco.

Fri, Jun 28 10:00 AM 2019
Cynthia Clampitt at Sun City, Huntley, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at Sun City.

Mon, Jul 1 12:00 AM 2019
Richard Hughes at World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, PA
Event type: Lecture
Richard Hughes, author of Myths America Lives By 2nd edition: White Supremacy and the Stories that Give us Meaning will give a lecture at the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg.

Tue, Jul 9 6:00 PM 2019
Michael Dorf and George Van Dusen at the Harold Washington Library, 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 Mayor Harold Washington Library. Former Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias will moderate a conversation.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.


Fri, May 24 12:30 PM 2019
International Communication Association
Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009 - Booth 302

Sat, May 25 9:00 AM 2019
International Communication Association
Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009 - Booth 302

Sun, May 26 9:00 AM 2019
International Communication Association
Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009 - Booth 302

Wed, May 29 12:00 PM 2019
BookExpo America
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Booth #746, New York, NY

Thu, May 30 9:00 AM 2019
BookExpo America
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Booth #746, New York, NY

Fri, May 31 8:30 AM 2019
Labor and Working Class History Association
Room 07, Sanford Building, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

Fri, May 31 9:00 AM 2019
BookExpo America
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Booth #746, New York, NY

Sat, Jun 1 8:30 AM 2019
Labor and Working Class History Association
Room 07, Sanford Building, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

Fri, Jun 7 8:00 AM 2019
Mormon History Association
Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel, 150 West 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Sat, Jun 8 8:00 AM 2019
Mormon History Association
Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel, 150 West 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Sat, Jun 8 10:00 AM 2019
Printers Row Lit Fest
S. Dearborn Avenue between Polk and Harrison , Chicago, IL

Sun, Jun 9 10:00 AM 2019
Printers Row Lit Fest
S. Dearborn Avenue between Polk and Harrison , Chicago, IL