Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

We are pleased to announce Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement by Naomi André has won the American Musicological Society’s Judy Tsou Critical Race Studies Award! The award committee said: “Written with a critical eye and ear while also maintaining accessibility, … Continue reading

Our Spring 2021 catalog is here! We have an exciting array of new titles coming and we can’t wait to get them into your hands. The stunning cover features UFC fighter Rose Namajunas, from the cover of the book Fighting … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Cara A. Finnegan’s forthcoming book, Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital, has been given a National Endowment for the Humanities Open Book Award, a special initiative for scholarly presses to make recent monographs … Continue reading

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Happy University Press Week! This year’s theme is “Raise UP” which emphasizes the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. This year for … Continue reading

Happy University Press Week! This year’s theme is “Raise UP” which emphasizes the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. This year for … Continue reading

Happy University Press Week! This year’s theme is “Raise UP” which emphasizes the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. This year for … Continue reading

Happy University Press Week! This year’s theme is “Raise UP” which emphasizes the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. This year for … Continue reading

This month the Working Class in American History series is saying farewell to Alice Kessler-Harris, who is retiring from the series after 35 years, as well as welcoming Thavolia Glymph as a new series editor. Dr. Kessler-Harris is the R. … Continue reading

NWSA and the University of Illinois Press are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 First Book Prize! Domale Dube Keys, University of Arizona For the Survival of Ogoni People: Women’s Contribution to Movement-Building in Nigeria and the United … Continue reading

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager