Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

Stephen Hardy is a retired professor of kinesiology and affiliate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire.  Andrew C. Holman is a professor of history and the director of Canadian studies at Bridgewater State University. They recently answered some questions … Continue reading

 2019 University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium February 15, 2019 Call for Book Proposals The University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium invites advanced UIUC graduate students and junior faculty to submit humanities or social sciences book proposals. Proposals may be … Continue reading

We are pleased to unveil the University of Illinois Press Spring 2019 catalog. We’ve got an excellent selection of books coming out this spring that we can’t wait to get in your hands. This year, we’ve been celebrating the press’s … Continue reading

We have the puuuuurfect holiday sale for you this year! Use promo code WINTER18 to get 40% off all books until December 7, 2018.  Need some ideas? Check out some of our latest titles!              

We’re pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has been awarded the AMS Music in American Culture Award. The Music in American Culture Award honors each year a book of exceptional merit that both … Continue reading

As we began our second hundred years of publishing, we wanted to affirm our dedication to our state and our region, and so Flame & Flight Books was born. Flame & Flight Books, the new trade imprint from the University … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Wanzo will be joining Carol Stabile as a co-editor of the Feminist Media Studies Series. Dawn Durante, Senior Acquisitions Editor at the University of Illinois Press, is the acquiring editor. Rebecca Wanzo is … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is excited to congratulate Ryan Ebright on his ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thompson Award. “Established in 1967 to honor the memory of composer, critic and commentator Deems Taylor, who died in 1966 after a distinguished … Continue reading

NWSA and the University of Illinois Press are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 First Book Prize!  Wen Liu, State University of New York at Albany Assembling Asian America: Psychological Technologies and Queer Subjectivities Wen Liu’s Assembling Asian … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Blood, Sweat, and Fear: Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-80 by Jeremy Milloy has been awarded the Cugnot Award from the Society of Automotive Historians. The award committee said: “The historian’s craft … Continue reading

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager