Category Archives: announcement

We are pleased to announce Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry by Sandra Jean Graham won the Music in American Culture Award (outstanding scholarship in music of the United States) from the American Musicological Society (AMS). The … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom by Daniel J. Clark was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title in 2019.  This award recognizes outstanding works for excellence in presentation and scholarship, and significance … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Syrian and Lebanese Patrícios in São Paulo: From the Levant to Brazil by Oswaldo Truzzi and translated by Ramon J. Stern has won the Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award from the Arab American National Museum. … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Mascot Nation: The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports by Andrew C. Billings and Jason Edward Black won the Outstanding Book Award from the Communication and Sport Division of the National Communication Association. … Continue reading

Giveaway alert! We’re offering a free ebook of Goodbye iSlave by Jack Linchuan Qiu during September. Ever wonder what goes into making your favorite tech products? Focusing on the alliance between Apple and the notorious Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, Qiu examines … Continue reading

For many, summer is a time for road trips; and this issue of The Callout takes us far afield from our offices at 1325 South Oak Street in Champaign. Robert Lemon tracks food in motion, as taco trucks transport Mexican food … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that we will make three timely books open access or partial access in the coming months. UIP has embraced open access publishing as part of its core mission to disseminate scholarship. The journal World History Connected … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is seeking a bright, organized, motivated assistant acquisitions editor to join our team. This person will work closely with the Press’s acquisitions staff in supporting the development and acquisition of a robust list of general … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 LAWCHA (Labor and Working Class History Association) Gutman Prize! Congratulations to Alina R. Méndez, whose dissertation titled “Cheap for Whom? Migration, Farm Labor, and Social Reproduction in the Imperial Valley-Mexicali Borderlands, 1942-1969” will be … Continue reading

If sport provides a powerful lens through which social norms are produced, reproduced, and challenged, sports media compose key mechanisms through which these meanings are built and communicated. As studies of sports media gain momentum in the humanities and social … Continue reading