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Being part of a large public university is a constant reminder that education is about transformation. Students are changed by their time here, by their encounters with new ideas and with others who are different from themselves. Faculty are changed … 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

We’re pleased to inform you that our distributor, the Chicago Distribution Center (CDC), is reopening Monday, April 13. They have enacted cleaning procedures and physical distancing measures to keep their workplace safe.  It will take a few days for CDC … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press notes with great sadness the passing of Nicholas Temperley on April 8. Professor Temperley published two books with the Press, Bound for America: Three British Composers (2003) and, as coeditor with Stephen Banfield, Music and … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press seeks a dynamic and visionary individual to lead its books acquisitions program. The Editor-in-Chief establishes the editorial vision and sets the overall direction for the books acquisition program. This position directs the editorial agenda and … 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

The COVID-19 situation presents an unprecedented challenge to students, instructors, and libraries. In response, the University of Illinois Press has opened a wealth of content on multiple platforms to assist study, teaching, and research. Through June 30, 2020, the Press … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Eladio B. Bobadilla has won the Labor and Working-Class History Association’s 2020 Herbert G. Gutman Prize for Outstanding Dissertation for his project “One People without Borders”: The Lost Roots of the Immigrants’ Rights Movement, 1954-2006.” … Continue reading

April’s free ebook is here! This time, we’re giving away Pink-Slipped: What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries? by Jane M. Gaines: Women held more positions of power in the silent film industry than at any other time … Continue reading

The Organization of American Historians Annual Conference may be canceled but you can still shop our virtual book fair! Use Promo Code CONF40 to get 40% off all history books on our website*. Browse the various books on sale at … Continue reading