Spring 2019


Spring 2019


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A World without Borders, 2018. Technique: Acrylic on Bark Paper. Aztec Náhuatl. Artist: Nicolás De Jesús.

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link to catalog page, Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland

Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland

Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Author: Edited by Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: 2018

New perspectives on Latin American migration to the interior United States   learn more...

link to catalog page, Leonard Bernstein and the Language of Jazz Author: Katherine Baber
Pub Date: March 2019

Shaping jazz into symphonies and show tunes—only in America   learn more...

Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: June 2019

With the foundational feminist thinker as she accepts "the great adventure of being me"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Fostering on the Farm

Fostering on the Farm

Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Author: Megan Birk
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: 2018

Shedding light on a somber chapter in the history of American childhood   learn more...

link to catalog page, To Turn the Whole World Over

To Turn the Whole World Over

Black Women and Internationalism

Author: Edited by Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill
Pub Date: March 2019

Expanding the contours of black internationalism   learn more...

Author: Edited by Tara Browner and Thomas L. Riis
Pub Date: March 2019

Eclectic topics, cutting-edge research, and America's musical heritage   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hostile Heartland

Hostile Heartland

Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: July 2019

Retracing the contours of racist violence beyond the South   learn more...

Cultural Sustainabilities

Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Author: Edited by Timothy J. Cooley
Pub Date: May 2019

A daring interdisciplinary journey into the nexus of the humanities and ecological science   learn more...

link to catalog page, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The War Years, 1939-1945

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: 2018

Volume Two: Reexamining how FDR twice re-won the presidency while managing diplomacy and military strategy during World War II   learn more...

link to catalog page, Critical Digital Humanities

Critical Digital Humanities

The Search for a Methodology

Author: James E. Dobson
Pub Date: March 2019

Critical theory, computational science, and a new path of humanistic inquiry   learn more...

link to catalog page, Clear It with Sid!

Clear It with Sid!

Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service

Author: Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen
Pub Date: May 2019

Ten presidents, eight Speakers, one political powerhouse   learn more...

link to catalog page, Death to Fascism

Death to Fascism

Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Author: John P. Enyeart
Pub Date: July 2019

Reclaiming the life of a progressive visionary   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Huntington

Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Author: Cicero M. Fain III
Pub Date: May 2019

How African Americans thrived in a West Virginia city   learn more...

Building the Black Arts Movement

Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Author: Jonathan Fenderson
Pub Date: April 2019

A revolution in African American culture and the figure who helped bring it to fruition   learn more...

link to catalog page, Homeland Maternity

Homeland Maternity

US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Author: Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz
Pub Date: March 2019

Motherhood and motherland in contemporary America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Thunder from the Right

Thunder from the Right

Ezra Taft Benson in Mormonism and Politics

Author: Edited by Matthew L. Harris
Pub Date: March 2019

Controversy, conservatism, and conspiracy in the life of a Mormon leader   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Hero on Mount St. Helens

A Hero on Mount St. Helens

The Life and Legacy of David A. Johnston

Author: Melanie Holmes
Pub Date: May 2019

A geologist, a volcano, and a historic disaster   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

The New Memory of Latinidad

Author: Ylce Irizarry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: 2018

Reading the stories Chicanas/os and Latinas/os remember about themselves   learn more...

link to catalog page, Butterflies of Illinois Author: Michael R. Jeffords, Susan L. Post, and James R. Wiker
Pub Date: 2014

The comprehensive illustrated guide to butterflies in the Prairie State   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America Author: Jake Johnson
Pub Date: July 2019

Using others' voices to bring one closer to God   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Third Sector

The Third Sector

Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Author: Meghan Elizabeth Kallman and Terry Nichols Clark
Pub Date: Cloth: 2016; Paper: 2018

The increasingly powerful constellation of groups at the crux of global affairs   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Taco Truck

The Taco Truck

How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Author: Robert Lemon
Pub Date: May 2019

Serving up new flavors of city life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building Womanist Coalitions

Building Womanist Coalitions

Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Author: Edited by Gary L. Lemons
Pub Date: May 2019

Harnessing the power of womanism in the classroom, the streets, and everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Disrupting Kinship

Disrupting Kinship

Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Author: Kimberly D. McKee
Pub Date: March 2019

Korean adoption and the legacies of gratitude   learn more...

link to catalog page, Radicals in the Heartland

Radicals in the Heartland

The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Author: Michael V. Metz
Pub Date: April 2019

When change a long time coming arrived on the U. of I. campus   learn more...

link to catalog page, Collaborators for Emancipation

Collaborators for Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

Author: William F. Moore and Jane Ann Moore
Pub Date: March 2014

A look at how the fruitful relationship between Lincoln and an abolitionist minister helped end slavery   learn more...

Owen Lovejoy and the Coalition for Equality

Clergy, African Americans, and Women United for Abolition

Author: Jane Ann Moore and William F. Moore
Pub Date: June 2019

An Illinois activist and his abolitionist alliance   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ilegal

Ilegal

Reflexiones de un inmigrante indocumentado

Author: José Ángel N.
Pub Date: April 2019

Notas del indocumentado subterráneo, ahora disponible en una edición en español   learn more...

link to catalog page, Queer Timing

Queer Timing

The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Author: Susan Potter
Pub Date: May 2019

A daring theoretical revision of feminist and queer perspectives   learn more...

link to catalog page, Peggy Glanville-Hicks

Peggy Glanville-Hicks

Composer and Critic

Author: Suzanne Robinson
Pub Date: June 2019

A unique woman's unstoppable journey to the center of American music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cinematic Encounters 2

Cinematic Encounters 2

Portraits and Polemics

Author: Jonathan Rosenbaum
Pub Date: June 2019

The importance of fighting for, and about, films   learn more...

Living Ethnomusicology

Paths and Practices

Author: Margaret Sarkissian and Ted Solís
Pub Date: June 2019

The first-ever ethnography of the discipline   learn more...

Dancing Revolution

Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Author: Christopher J. Smith
Pub Date: May 2019

Using dance as a political language to unite and resist   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Journalist of Castro Street

The Journalist of Castro Street

The Life of Randy Shilts

Author: Andrew E. Stoner
Pub Date: May 2019

The new biography of an iconic and controversial figure   learn more...

The World in a City

Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Author: David M. Struthers
Pub Date: May 2019

How working people from around the world imagined a new Los Angeles   learn more...

link to catalog page, From Scratch

From Scratch

Writings in Music Theory

Author: James Tenney Edited by Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter
Pub Date: October 2015

Essential music-theoretical writings from a giant of avant-garde composing   learn more...

link to catalog page, All Our Trials

All Our Trials

Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Author: Emily L. Thuma
Pub Date: February 2019

A grassroots history of resistance to gender violence and the carceral state   learn more...

link to catalog page, Subject to Reality

Subject to Reality

Women and Documentary Film

Author: Shilyh Warren
Pub Date: May 2019

Women's documentaries in film and feminist history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ritual Soundings

Ritual Soundings

Women Performers and World Religions

Author: Sarah Weiss
Pub Date: March 2019

Representing women’s traditions and re-envisioning comparative practices   learn more...

link to catalog page, Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South Author: Edited by Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring
Pub Date: April 2019

The history of white supremacy and criminal justice   learn more...