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We are delighted to announce that Alison Syring has been promoted to the rank of acquisitions editor. Alison was our first ’Round the Press intern and was hired as an assistant acquisitions editor in 2017. She earned an MFA in … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press seeks an energetic and detail-oriented Assistant Acquisitions Editor. This position works closely with the Press’s acquisitions staff in supporting the development and acquisition of a robust list of general interest and scholarly titles in a … Continue reading

UPDATE: Power has been restored and our shopping cart is back online. Thank you for your patience. ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to strong storms in the area, our distributor, The Chicago Distribution Center, is experiencing a power outage. The shopping cart on … Continue reading

We are delighted to announce that Daniel Nasset is the new editor-in-chief at the University of Illinois Press. Danny came to Illinois as an assistant acquisitions editor in 2009, becoming an acquisitions editor in 2011 and a senior acquisitions editor … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that “Where You Are Accepted, You Blossom: Toward Care Ethics in Jazz Historiography” by Vanessa Blais-Tremblay from Jazz and Culture Vol. 2 has won the 2020 International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Canada … Continue reading

Todd Decker is serving as the editor of American Music, the oldest scholarly journal devoted to the subject, from 2020 to 2022.  Todd Decker is Professor of Musicology at Washington University, St. Louis, MO where he teaches courses on twentieth-century … Continue reading

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