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Mark Your Calendars for the Fall University of Illinois Press 9Publishing Symposium! September 19, 2019 Institute for the Humanities 701 South Morgan, Lower Level / Stevenson Hall, Chicago, IL Sessions will include: The Life of a Book: From Proposal to … Continue reading

Melissa Raine is a research associate in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. She recently shared her thoughts on her article, “Humor and Humoralism: Representing Bodily Experience in the Prologue of the Siege of Thebes” … Continue reading

On March 29, 2019 Michael Metz, author of the new book Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois gave a lecture at the YMCA Friday Forum for their series RESIST: Building a Culture of … Continue reading

Dr. Jordan Stanger-Ross is associate professor of history at the University of Victoria and the project director for Landscapes of Injustice, a seven-year, multi-partner research project exploring the forced dispossession of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. Dr. Stanger-Ross … Continue reading

In the newly-released Winter 2018 issue of Visual Arts Research, contributors Nadine M. Kalin and Daniel T. Barney offer a critique of the ways the predominant organization potentially limits the field of art education. Journal editor Jorge Lucero notes “it … Continue reading

This is the seventh and final installment of our blog series exploring the articles in the special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore (vol. 131, no. 522)! The special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is excited to congratulate Ryan Ebright on his ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thompson Award. “Established in 1967 to honor the memory of composer, critic and commentator Deems Taylor, who died in 1966 after a distinguished … Continue reading

This is the fifth installment of our blog series exploring the articles in the special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore (vol. 131, no. 522). The special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore … Continue reading

This is the second installment of our blog series exploring the articles in the special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore (vol. 131, no. 522). The issue will be available on JSTOR and in print in … Continue reading

After a large number of papers about “Fake News” were proposed for the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Folklore Society, the editorial team of the Journal of American Folklore decided that the papers would make for an interesting and … Continue reading