Category Archives: journals

Welcome to our 2020 Conference on Illinois History Virtual Exhibit! Enjoy our extensive representation of the state of Illinois in our books, journals, blog posts, and more. From Oct. 5th – Oct. 9th we are offering 50% off of all … Continue reading

While by no means exhaustive, this list covers new and essential titles on historic and contemporary representations of Blackness in the media. From depictions of horror and violence against African Americans, representations of the Black Panthers and Civil Rights movement, … 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

The Journals and Books divisions at the Press endeavor to present scholarship not as two separate entities, but as a unified whole beneath the UIP banner. The field of Italian Studies offers a prime example. Like many areas of research … Continue reading

This post originally appeared on The Scholarly Kitchen on July 10th, 2019. I was asked by Lisa Hinchliffe to submit a guest post to The Scholarly Kitchen about the Common Threads initiative at the University of Illinois Press. You can find … Continue reading

Roxanne Panchasi is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Simon Fraser University. She is the author of Future Tense: The Culture of Anticipation in France Between the Wars (2009), and the host of New Books in French Studies, a podcast … Continue reading

Karen E. Whedbee is an associate professor in the media studies program in the Department of Communication at Northern Illinois University. She has published widely on topics related to free speech, communication ethics, and the history of participatory democracy. Among … Continue reading

Paul-Mikhail Catapang Podosky is a doctoral student in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. He recently shared his thoughts with us on his article, “A Linguistic Method of Deception: The Difference Between Killing Humanely and … Continue reading

In this blog post we are featuring Paul-Mikhail Catapang Podosky’s summary of his article, “A Linguistic Method of Deception: The Difference Between Killing Humanely and a Humane Killing“, in the Journal of Animal Ethics 9.1.  Suppose you’re at a supermarket. Walking through … Continue reading