Category Archives: UIP100

In celebration of our 100th anniversary, the University of Illinois Press, in collaboration the University of Illinois Archives Sesquicentennial Speakers Series, presented a panel titled, “UIUC Scholarship and the University of Illinois Press: A Century of Partnerships on Campus. Featured … Continue reading

From its establishment in 1918 until well into the 1940s, the University of Illinois Press printed very few bound books each year. And by very few, we mean around seven. This number didn’t grow much over the years. By 1949 … Continue reading

“Our aim has been to publish conceptually ambitious, risk-taking work that challenges familiar models for understanding film authorship.”–Justus Nieland, CFD series editor Since the publication of an illuminating cross-cultural dialogue on the legendary Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami in 2003, the University … Continue reading

“The University of Illinois Press is destined to be one of the greatest Presses in the country.” —President Edmund J. James in a letter to the first University of Illinois Press director, 1920   When the University of Illinois Board … 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

The University of Illinois Press turns 100 in 2018! Our entire staff is involved with planning multiple, varied events to celebrate our centennial. These will include panel discussions, workshops, exhibits, and other public events on campuses in Champaign-Urbana, Chicago, and … Continue reading

  In 2018, the University of Illinois Press will celebrate its 100th anniversary with numerous events across Illinois. A founding member (1937) of the Association of American University Presses, University of Illinois Press has published over 4,500 books in its first … Continue reading

In 2018, the University of Illinois Press will celebrate its centennial. Plans are coming together for events throughout the year in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield. But you don’t have to wait until 2018 to celebrate with us. Stop by the … Continue reading