Events Calendar

Fri, Oct 18 8:30 AM 2019
Richa Nagar at Annual Conference of South Asia, Madison, WI
Event type: Lecture
Richa Nagar, author of Hungry Translations: Relearning the World Through Radical Vulnerability will attend the Author Meets Critics Roundtable at the Annual Conference of South Asia, Madison, WI.

Fri, Oct 18 12:00 AM 2019
Anya Jabour at University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
Anya Jabour, author of Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America, will give a book talk at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

Fri, Oct 18 12:00 AM 2019
Richa Nagar: The Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Event type: Lecture
Richa Nagar, author of Hungry Translations: Relearning the World Through Radical Vulnerability, will present her new book at the Author Meets Critics session at the The Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison.

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.

Sat, Oct 19 10:30 AM 2019
Jonathan Okamura at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, Honolulu, HI
Event type: Lecture
Jonathan Okamura, author of Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai’i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case, will be speaking about his book at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i,

Sat, Oct 19 6:00 PM 2019
Henry Kisor, co-author of TRAVELING WITH SERVICE ANIMALS at Bookends & Beginnings, Evanston, IL
Event type: Reception/Open House
Join Henry Kisor and his service dog Trooper for a book signing and presentation of Traveling with Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship Across North America.

Sun, Oct 20 2:00 PM 2019
Brooks Blevins at Donald W. Reynolds Library, Mountain Home, AR
Event type: Lecture
Brooks Blevins, author of A History of the Ozarks Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks, will be speaking about his new book at Donald W. Reynolds Library.

Sun, Oct 20 4:00 PM 2019
Anya Jabour at Willard House, Evanston, IL
Event type: Lecture
Anya Jabour, author of Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America, will give a book talk at Willard House.

Mon, Oct 21 4:00 PM 2019
Jake Johnson at Ohio State University, Columbus OH
Event type: Lecture
Jake Johnson, author of Mormons, Musicals, and Belonging in America, will give a book talk at Ohio State University. 

Tue, Oct 22 5:30 PM 2019
Celebrating the Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest Series at the Latino Cultural Center, UIC
Event type: Reception/Open House
Join us for a celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest series at the Latino Cultural Center. Authors Franky Piña, José Ángel N., Marc Zimmerman Mérida Rúa, and Raul Dorantes will be featured. 

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.

Fri, Oct 25 12:00 AM 2019
David Whiteis at Rosa's Lounge, Chicago, IL
Event type: Lecture
David Whiteis, author of Blues Legacy: Tradition and Innovation in Chicago, will be singing books at Rosa's Lounge, Chicago, IL.

Sat, Oct 26 10:00 AM 2019
Tom Ewing at Books by the Banks Festival in Cincinnati, OH
Event type: Lecture
Tom Ewing, author of Bill Monroe: The Life and Music of the Blue Grass Man, will sign books at the Books by the Banks Festival.

Wed, Oct 30 12:00 AM 2019
Frances R. Aparicio at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Event type: Lecture
Frances R Aparicio, author of Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago, will be speaking about her book at Marquette University.

Thu, Oct 31 1:00 PM 2019
American Musicological Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books and journals in music and dance. Please stop by our booth and visit with our director and music editor, Laurie Matheson, and Julie Laut, who is in charge of outreach and development.

Fri, Nov 1 8:30 AM 2019
American Musicological Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books and journals in music and dance. Please stop by our booth and visit with our director and music editor, Laurie Matheson, and Julie Laut, who is in charge of outreach and development.

Sat, Nov 2 8:30 AM 2019
American Musicological Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books and journals in music and dance. Please stop by our booth and visit with our director and music editor, Laurie Matheson, and Julie Laut, who is in charge of outreach and development.

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.

Sun, Nov 3 8:30 AM 2019
American Musicological Society
Event type: Conference/Workshop
The University of Illinois Press will be displaying and selling our newest books and journals in music and dance. Please stop by our booth and visit with our director and music editor, Laurie Matheson, and Julie Laut, who is in charge of outreach and development.

Wed, Nov 6 12:00 PM 2019
Anya Jabour at Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort, KY
Event type: Lecture
Anya Jabour, author of Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America, will give a book talk at Kentucky Historical Society.

Thu, Nov 7 3:30 PM 2019
Anya Jabour at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Event type: Lecture
Anya Jabour, author of Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America, will give a book talk at University of Kentucky entitled “’A Kentucky Portia’: The Legal Career of Sophonisba Breckinridge”.

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 9:30 AM 2019
Anya Jabour at Southern Historical Association, Louisville, KY
Event type: Conference/Workshop
Anya Jabour, author of Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America, will give a book talk at Southern Historical Association.

Sat, Nov 9 11:00 AM 2019
Matthew Ehrlich at Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Town Center Plaza, Leawood, KS
Event type: Lecture
Matthew Ehrlich, author of Kansas City Vs. Oakland: The Bitter Sports Rivalry that Defined an Era, will be speaking about his book at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Leawood's Town Center Plaza.

Sat, Nov 9 2:00 PM 2019
Brooks Blevins at Southeast Missouri State University Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO
Event type: Lecture
Brooks Blevins, author of A History of the Ozarks Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks, will be presenting Vol. 1 at Southeast Missouri State University Crisp Museum.

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.

Sat, Nov 9 4:00 PM 2019
Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights Roundtable at ASA, Honolulu, Hawai'i
Event type: Conference/Workshop
Contributors from Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights will participate in a roundtable about the book at ASA.

Sat, Nov 9 6:00 PM 2019
Emily Thuma at Dismantle, Change, and Build Center, Portland, OR
Event type: Lecture
Emily Thuma, author of All our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence, will be speaking about her book at the Dismantle, Change, and Build Center in Portland, Oregon.

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 12:00 AM 2019
Frances R. Aparicio at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Event type: Lecture
Frances R Aparicio, author of Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago, will be speaking about her book at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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.

Wed, Nov 13 12:00 AM 2019
Richa Nagar at University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Event type: Lecture
Richa Nagar, author of Hungry Translations: Relearning the World Through Radical Vulnerability, will be speaking about her book at the University of Toronto.

Fri, Nov 15 4:35 PM 2019
Richa Nagar at Annual Conference of the National Women's Studies Association, San Francisco, CA.
Event type: Lecture
Richa Nagar, author of Hungry Translations: Relearning the World Through Radical Vulnerability will attend the Author Meets Critics Roundtable at the Annual Conference of the National Women's Studies Association in San Francisco, CA.

Sat, Nov 16 12:00 AM 2019
Jessica Wilkerson at Kentucky Book Fair, Lexington, KY.
Event type: Lecture
Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have To Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice will sign books at Kentucky Book Fair.

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 16 2:00 PM 2019
Brooks Blevins at Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale, AR
Event type: Lecture
Brooks Blevins, author of A History of the Ozarks Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks, will be speaking about his new book at Shiloh Museum of Ozark History.

Mon, Nov 18 12:30 PM 2019
Emily Thuma: Women and Gender Studies Lecture Series at San Francisco State University, CA
Event type: Lecture
Emily Thuma, author of All our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence, will be speaking about her book at San Francisco State University as part of the Women and Gender Studies Lecture Series.

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.

Sat, Jan 11 12:00 AM 2020
Thomas Goldsmith at Banjoton, Knoxville, TN
Event type: Lecture
Thomas Goldsmith, author of Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of An American Classic, will be at Banjothon in Knoxville, TN.

Tue, Jan 21 4:30 PM 2020
Emily Thuma at University of California Irvine, CA
Event type: Lecture
Emily Thuma, author of All our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence, will be speaking about her book at University of California Irvine.

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, 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, Oct 31 1:00 PM 2019
American Musicological Society
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, 425 Summer Street, Boston MA 02201

Fri, Nov 1 8:30 AM 2019
American Musicological Society
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, 425 Summer Street, Boston MA 02201

Sat, Nov 2 8:30 AM 2019
American Musicological Society
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, 425 Summer Street, Boston MA 02201

Sun, Nov 3 8:30 AM 2019
American Musicological Society
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, 425 Summer Street, Boston MA 02201

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