Category Archives: development

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities edited by Kariamu Welsh, Esailama Diouf, and Yvonne Daniel with Prefaces by Danny Glover, Harry Belafonte, and James Counts Early … Continue reading

                     The University of Illinois is pleased to announce that Island Gospel: Pentecostal Music and Identity in Jamaica and the United States by Melvin L. Butler has been selected as one … Continue reading

                        The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic by Tommy Goldsmith has been selected … Continue reading

                       The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that Blues Legacy: Tradition and Innovation in Chicago by David Whiteis with photos by Peter M. Hurley has been selected … Continue reading

                 The University of Illinois is pleased to announce that Gamelan Girls: Gender, Childhood, and Politics in Balinese Music Ensembles by Sonja Downing has been selected as one of the two first recipients … Continue reading

                   The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman by Susan G. Davis is the recipient of a grant … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story by Michael Doubler has been selected as the first grant recipient of the Judith McCulloh Fund for American Music. This endowed fund created … Continue reading