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This black history month, UIP is joining the #ReadingBlackout challenge and we want you to too! The Reading Blackout challenge was created by YouTuber Denise D. Cooper and it’s a call to prioritize reading books by African American authors during 2018. … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year. In order to celebrate, we decided to do something special for our readers. In honor of 100 years, we are giving away an iPad loaded with 100 UIP … Continue reading

Andrew Linzey’s publication history on animal rights stretches back to 1976, when he published Animal Rights: A Christian Perspective. Since then, he has worked tirelessly in the field, publishing widely on animal ethics broadly as well as animal ethics within … Continue reading

D. Harlan Wilson is a professor of English at Wright State University–Lake Campus. He is the author of Cultographies: They Live, Technologized Desire: Selfhood and the Body in Postcapitalist Science Fiction, and over twenty novels and fiction collections. He recently answered some … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press will be closed for the holidays 12/23/2017-1/1/2018. We will resume normal business hours on 1/2/2018. You can still visit our website at Happy Holidays!

Here are 15 essential UIP books which highlight the history of Black women in America.   1. Beyond Respectability By Brittney C. Cooper “A work of crucial cultural study. . . . [Beyond Respectability] lays out the complicated history of black woman as intellectual … Continue reading

Everyone knows that books make the best gifts. Especially for yourself! Stock up on these books for all your gift giving needs this holiday season. Now through December 1, 2017, use code WINTER17 on our site to get 30% off!  For … Continue reading

The holidays are once again upon us, and it’s time to stock up on gifts for the book lover in your life. Especially if that’s you! November 22, 2017-December 1, 2017 use code WINTER17 on our website to get 30% … Continue reading

The Chicago Black Renaissance was a time of growth and innovation for Chicago’s Black artistic community. During the early to mid 20th century, Chicago was the place where poets and musicians like Gwendolyn Brooks and Nat King Cole flourished. Here are … Continue reading

We are proud to announce the launch of Transformations, a new series at UIP dedicated to innovative visions of scholarship in womanism, feminism, and indigeneity. Series editor AnaLouise Keating, a professor of women’s studies at Texas Woman’s University, envisioned a … Continue reading