Category Archives: announcement

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

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

This summer the newly created University of Illinois Press Green Team – made up of staff members Jennifer Barbee, Jennifer Comeau, James Engelhardt, and Julie Laut – worked with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Certified Green Office Program to … Continue reading

To celebrate 100 years of publishing Lincoln, we’re having a sale on all our Lincoln Studies titles! October 3-6, use Promo Code LINCOLN on our website to get 50% off on all Lincoln Studies books!   Abraham Lincoln is no … Continue reading

Meet our authors at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass! Barbara Martin Stephens, Don’t Give Your Heart to A Rambler Mike Doubler, Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story Neil Rosenberg, Bluegrass Generation Penny Parsons, Foggy Mountain Troubadour: The Life and Music … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has won a Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Recorded Country, Folk, Roots, or World Music from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections. Begun in … Continue reading

Ahhh . . . summer. Picnics, gardens, fireflies—and of course, summer reading! In this issue of The Callout, our summer harvest includes the first comprehensive history of the Ozarks region; a pair of magnificent volumes on the influential Italian architect … Continue reading