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Hope your celebrations are as joyful as ours…

One of our most dedicated colleagues at the Press was recognized with a University-wide honor this month. Custodial worker Bill Beckett was named the The Most “Valued” Person (MVP) by University of Illinois Facilities & Services. The award is given to an staff member … Continue reading

On Saturday, September 28, the Carter G. Woodson Regional branch of The Chicago Public Library was the site of a celebration of the publication of The Negro in Illinois. The event included a panel discussion with scholars including the book’s editor, Brian Dolinar. The … Continue reading

On Saturday, September 28, The Chicago Public Library will host a celebration of the University of Illinois Press publication of The Negro in Illinois at the Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted, Chicago. The Negro in Illinois was produced … Continue reading

On June 8-9, University of Illinois Press authors and staff will be in Chicago participating in the Printers Row Lit Fest. We will sell our latest titles and regional classics in Tent location F3 on Dearborn Street, just south of Congress. Speaking … Continue reading

The deadline for the NWSA-University of Illinois Press First Book Prize is June 1! The National Women’s Studies Association and the University of Illinois Press are pleased to announce a competition for the best dissertation or first book manuscript by a … Continue reading

On April 25, The Museum of Chinese in America hosted “A Night With the Dragon” honoring the life and work of Fred Ho. The musician and activist was on hand to sign copies of the University of Illinois Press book Yellow Power … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press hosts the annual Book, Jacket and Journal Show, April 1-12, 2013.  Sponsored by the Association of American University Presses, nearly 100 books and jackets—the best of university press publishing—are on display for public viewing during … Continue reading

As a founding member, we are proud to celebrate 75 years of the American Association of University Presses and the contributions University Presses make to culture, academia, and an informed society with the first annual University Press Week (November 11-17, 2012). … Continue reading

It will be a be a busy week for University of Illinois Press staff and authors. We will be at the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) meeting from September 26-30, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We … Continue reading