Events Calendar

Tue, Jan 22 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica Wilkerson at Square Books, Oxford, MS
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have To Fight, will be speaking and signing books at Square Books.

Sat, Feb 2 2:00 PM 2019
Stephen Hardy at Falmouth Historical Society, Falmouth, MA
Event type: Lecture
Stephen Hardy, author of Hockey: A Global History, will be speaking and signing books at the Falmouth Historical Society.

Thu, Feb 7 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica Wilkerson at East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville, TN
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have To Fight, will be speaking and signing books at the East Tennessee History Center.

Sun, Feb 10 2:00 PM 2019
Cynthia Clampitt at the Jarrett Prairie Nature Museum, Byron, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at the Jarrett Prairie Nature Museum at the Byron Forest Preserve.

Mon, Feb 11 12:00 PM 2019
Peter Cole at Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI
Event type: Lecture
Peter Cole, the author of Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area, will give a talk called “Forging Global Solidarity: Dockworkers and Black Internationalism,” at the Michigan State University Museum.   

Mon, Feb 11 4:00 PM 2019
Ken and Elizabeth Fones-Wolf at the James Green Memorial Forum, Cambridge, MA
Event type: Lecture
Ken and Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, authors of The Struggle for the Soul of the Post-War South, are delivering a lecture at the James Green Memorial Forum at Harvard University.

Wed, Feb 13 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica Wilkerson at Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have To Fight, will be giving a book lecture at Auburn University in Alabama. 

Fri, Feb 15 9:00 AM 2019
Save the Date! First Annual University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium
Event type: Seminar/Symposium
Join us for a day of interactive workshops, round tables, and conversations about publishing.

Topics will include: 

-Crafting a Good Proposal

-Building a Relationship with a University Press

-Series Editor and Journals editor Roundtable

-Debunking Myths about publishing

Keynote:Jill Petty, Acqusitions editor at Northwestern University Press, will speak about issues of diversity and inclusion in publishing. 

Stay tuned for more information about an opportunity to get in-person feedback on your proposal from UI Press acquisitions editors! 

 

 

Fri, Feb 22 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica Wilkerson at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have To Fight, will be giving a book lecture at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. 

Fri, Mar 8 12:00 AM 2019
Cynthia Clampitt at the Atlanta Public Library and Museum, Atlanta, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at the Atlanta Public Library and Museum.

Tue, Mar 12 4:00 PM 2019
Peter Cole at University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Event type: Lecture
Peter Cole, the author of Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area, will give a book talk at the University of California Berkeley.

Thu, Mar 14 1:00 PM 2019
Cynthia Clampitt at the Des Plaines Historical Center, Des Plaines, IL
Event type: Lecture
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartlandwill give a presentation at the Des Plaines Historical Center.

Thu, Mar 21 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica Wilkerson at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have To Fight, will be giving a book lecture at University of Kentucky. 

Thu, Mar 28 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica Wilkerson at Oxford Conference for the Book
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have To Fight, will be giving a book lecture at the Oxford Conference for the Book.

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.

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.

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.

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.