Welcome to the University of Illinois Press’s virtual exhibit for the 2021 African American Intellectual History Society! We hope you’ll step inside our virtual booth and browse new books, journal articles, author interviews, and more. Buy 3 books in order to get a free copy of the Fall 2021 issue of the Journal of Civil and Human Rights. Be sure to use promo code AAIHS21 for 50% off all of our African American Studies books March 19-21, 2021!

New Books in The New Black Studies Series, edited by Darlene Clark Hine and Dwight A. McBride

Black Internationalism Series, edited by Keisha N. Blain and Quito Swan

Featured Books on Black History and Culture

New Books in the Disability Histories Series, edited by Kim Nielsen and Michael Rembis

Featured Books on Black Musicians

Meet The Editor

We are pleased to announce that Dominique Moore has joined the University of Illinois Press as an acquisitions editor. She will acquire in the fields of Black studies, women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, and American ethnic studies. With years of freelance work as a copyeditor and proofreader and positions that include managing editor at Human Kinetics, Mellon University Press Diversity Fellow at the Ohio State University Press, and, most recently, assistant editor at the University of North Carolina Press, she brings a wealth of publishing experience to UIP. You can follow her on Twitter at @DomTheEditor.

Read the full announcement here.

Featured Journals

Journal of Civil and Human Rights (JCHR) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, academic journal dedicated to studying modern U.S.-based social justice movements and freedom struggles, including transnational ones, and their antecedents, influence, and legacies. 

Submissions to the Journal of Civil and Human Rights are accepted on an ongoing basis. They should be submitted electronically through the JCHR online manuscript submission system. 

JCHR practices a double-blind review process. Because submissions are evaluated anonymously, the author’s name should appear only on the title page. Electronic versions of the manuscript should be submitted as Microsoft Word email attachments to ezra@sonoma.edu.

For more information on the submission guidelines, please visit the following link:

https://www.press.uillinois.edu/journals/jchr/jchrsubmissions.html

Women, Gender, and Families of Color is a multidisciplinary journal that centers on the study of Black, Latina, Indigenous, and Asian American women, gender, and families. It is published in partnership with the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at the University of Kansas.

Women, Gender, and Families of Color (WGFC) practices a blind-review and anonymous editorial process. Submissions are initially reviewed by the journal editor(s) to determine whether it meets the scope and quality required to be examined by our reviewers. 

The WGFC editors invite you to try out our electronic manuscript submission system. This secure, personalized resource will allow you to track your manuscript through each step of the acceptance and production process.

To begin, set up your personal account and upload your submission or log onto your existing account; both links are listed below. 

https://ojs.press.uillinois.edu/index.php/wgfc/user/register

https://ojs.press.uillinois.edu/index.php/wgfc/login

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Watch our Virtual Events

Watch the virtual book launch event for Mobilizing Black Germany.
Watch the Virtual Event for Laughing to Keep From Dying.
Watch the virtual event for From Slave Cabins to the White House.
Watch the virtual event for Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving.

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