Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

We are delighted to announce that Daniel Nasset is the new editor-in-chief at the University of Illinois Press. Danny came to Illinois as an assistant acquisitions editor in 2009, becoming an acquisitions editor in 2011 and a senior acquisitions editor … Continue reading

University of Illinois Press seeks a Journals Marketing Assistant. The primary function of the Journals Marketing Assistant under the direction of the Journals Marketing and Strategy Manager is to implement marketing strategies for the Press’s Journals program covering 40+ (and … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence by Emily L. Thuma is the winner of the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards for LGBT Studies. Now in its 32nd year, the Lambda … Continue reading

Welcome to our Big Berks 2020 Virtual Exhibit! Even though we might not be able to visit with you in person, you can still step inside our virtual booth and take a look around! And you can still stock up … Continue reading

The following is a guest post by Julie Gallagher and Barbara Winslow, co-editors of Reshaping Women’s History: Voices of Non-Traditional Women Historians. Julie Gallagher is an associate professor of history and women’s studies at Penn State Brandywine. She is the … Continue reading

Welcome to our North American Society for Sport History Virtual Exhibit! Even though we might not be able to visit with you in person, you can still step inside our virtual booth and take a look around! And you can … Continue reading

The following is a guest post by Cat M. Ariail, author of the forthcoming book Passing the Baton: Black Women Track Stars and American Identity for our NASSH 2020 Virtual Exhibit. Ariail is a lecturer in the Department of History … Continue reading

The following is an excerpt from Alisha R. Winn’s chapter “Ira E. Harrison: Activist, Scholar, and Visionary Pioneer” in The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology edited by Ira E. Harrison, Deborah Johnson-Simon, and Erica Lorraine Williams. Remembering … Continue reading

What Covid has revealed is that the truly essential work of society is care: care for the sick, care for the young and the old, the care work of food production, the mutual care that allows any of us to function in the world. Continue reading

The Fall 2020 catalog is here! We have a wonderful array of new titles to share with you. Check out the preview below! Fall 2020 Catalog Preview A trio of fantastic music titles leads off our catalog this season. Leading … Continue reading

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager