ASALH 2022 Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the University of Illinois Press virtual exhibit for the 2022 Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual conference! Explore our extensive collection of books, journals, blog posts, and more. Use the promo code ASALH22 for 50% off of all of our African American studies titles when ordering from our website, September 29 – October 1, 2022. Buy 3 books and receive a free issue of the Journal of American Ethnic History.

Featured Books

Featured Journals

The Journal of American Ethnic History addresses various aspects of North American immigration history and American ethnic history, including background of emigration, ethnic and racial groups, Native Americans, race and ethnic relations, immigration policies, and the processes of incorporation, integration, and acculturation. 

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. JCHR is in its final volume year. 

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. 

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Recent Award Wins

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow, by Tyrone Mckinley Freeman named a finalist for the 2022 Indiana Authors Awards in the debut category.

Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo by Rachel Afi Quinn is the winner of the Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Isis Duarte Book Prize of the Latin American Studies Association.

 Surviving South Hampton: African American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner’s Community by Vanessa M. Holden won the James H. Broussard Best First Book Prize from Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.

Peace Be Still: How James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic by Robert M. Marovich named finalist for the 2022 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research in the category of Best Historical Research in Recorded Blues, Gospel, Soul, Hip-Hop or R&B.

Journalism and Jim Crow: White Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America edited by Kathy Roberts Forde and Sid Bedingfield selected as The History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication winner of its award honoring the best journalism and mass communication history book published in 2021. Please find this award announcement here.

The American Journalism Historians Association has selected the book as the winner of its 2021 Book of the Year Award. Journalism and Jim Crow is the first edited collection to win this prize. Please find this award announcement here.

It is also a finalist for the 2022 Tankard Book Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Let’s Talk

Dominique Moore is an acquisitions editor at the University of Illinois Press. Her academic background includes a BA in English with a minor in gender and women’s studies at UIUC and an MA in African American studies from UCLA. Dominique brings experience, knowledge, and passion to her acquisitions in Black studies; women, gender, and sexuality studies; and American ethnic studies.

You can follow her on Twitter at @DomTheEditor.

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