Author Archives: Ali Wasielewski

Richard Porton, the author of Film and the Anarchist Imagination, shares the inspirations and discoveries behind the expanded second edition of his exploration of anarchism’s images, ideas, and influence in cinema. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Traveling with Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship across North America by Henry Kisor and Chris Goodier won Silver (second place) in the 2019-2020 Society of American Travel Writers Foundation Lowell Thomas Competition … Continue reading

Author Danielle Fuentes Morgan answers questions about the inspirations, influences, and discoveries behind the writing of her new book, Laughing to Keep from Dying: African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Media, Geopolitics, and Power: A View from the Global South by Herman Wasserman is the winner of the 2020 UCT Book Award. The UCT Book Award recognizes outstanding books written by members of staff. The … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Homeland Maternity: US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime by Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz is the winner of the National Communication Association’s (NCA) James A. Winans-Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and … Continue reading

Author of Upon the Altar of Work: Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism, Betsy Wood answers questions about her influences, discoveries, and motivations for writing her new book. Q: Why did you decide to write this … Continue reading

Jasmine Mitchell answers some questions about her new book, Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? “You look exotic, what are you?” “Where is your family from? I mean … Continue reading

Montse Feu recently answered some questions about her book, Fighting Fascist Spain: Worker Protest from the Printing Press. She is also a co-editor of the recent UIP book Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States. Q: Why did you … Continue reading

It’s that time of year again! The University of Illinois Press and the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) are pleased to continue the annual competition for the best dissertation or first book manuscript by a single author in the field … Continue reading

Robert E. Weems Jr. recently answered some questions about his book, The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago: Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire. Q: Why did you decide to write this book?   Anthony Overton is widely regarded … Continue reading

About Ali Wasielewski

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