Category Archives: Uncategorized

This month, we’re giving away free ebook copies of Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army During World War II by Sandra M. Bolzenius and a special issue of the Journal of American Ethnic History … Continue reading

The human rights struggle for Palestinians has been ongoing for decades, and understanding the conflict and its implications can be complex. Palestine on the Air, the newest volume in the Common Threads series, brings forward individual stories and experiences to … Continue reading

The International Day of the Girl Child brings global attention to the experiences of girls worldwide. As many activists and organizations work to help imp rove the lives of girls by advocating for equal access to education, protection from violence, … 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

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

Registration is now open for the fall University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium on September 19, 2019! Institute for the Humanities 701 South Morgan, Lower Level / Stevenson Hall University of Illinois at Chicago Register now at: Lunch will be … Continue reading

Robert Lemon is an urban and social researcher and documentary filmmaker. His films include Transfusión (2014), a series of vignettes on the cultural implications of taco trucks. He recently answered some questions about his new book The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street … Continue reading

Call For Papers Jazz and Culture: Special Issue on Geri Allen Issue – Fall 2020 Deadlines: Abstracts 300-500 words: July 15th, 2019 Full Manuscripts: September 1, 2019 The journal Jazz and Culture seeks proposals and submissions for a special issue … Continue reading

Feminist Teacher is seeking to form a new editorial collective and is soliciting applicants.  The current editorial collective is stepping down this summer but will be available for consultation.  The journal, published by the University of Illinois Press, has for … Continue reading

An Uncommon Peer Review for Common Threads: a case study about expanding formats, their evaluation, and what we learned when we challenged norms. by Alexa Colella The scholarly communications ecosystem is one that is ever evolving. As publishers, we serve … Continue reading