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We are pleased to announce Traveling with Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship across North America by Henry Kisor and Chris Goodier won Silver (second place) in the 2019-2020 Society of American Travel Writers Foundation Lowell Thomas Competition … Continue reading

Welcome to the University of Illinois Press virtual exhibit for the 2020 joint meeting of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory! Even though we miss gathering in person this year, we’re still excited to show you … Continue reading

The Polish American Historical Association (PAHA), for which we publish The Polish Review, is seeking documents from members of the WWII diaspora, their families, and organizations to add to the historical record of this time. This effort helps historians and … Continue reading

In tandem with the 2020 American Folklore Society Virtual Annual Meeting, the University of Illinois Press asked Dr. Alex E. Chávez, an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, about recent increases in anti-Mexicanism. We wanted to … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to introduce Elizabeth Hess as the Journals Marketing Assistant. Her responsibilities will include creating marketing and communication copy, press releases, and social media content for the 43 journals published by the Press. Hess … Continue reading

Welcome to the 2020 University of Illinois Press Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Virtual Exhibit! While we wish this could be an in-person event, we’re still excited to show you our Asian American scholarship collection. Enjoy books, journal articles, … Continue reading

The New Black Studies Series celebrates Black scholarship, featuring fresh, provocative perspectives in Black studies. The series is edited by Darlene Clark Hine and Dwight A. McBride. Senior acquisitions editor Dawn Durante is the acquiring editor. Over fifteen years, the … Continue reading

April’s free ebook is here! This time, we’re giving away Pink-Slipped: What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries? by Jane M. Gaines: Women held more positions of power in the silent film industry than at any other time … Continue reading

Kimberly Hannon Teal is an assistant professor of musicology at the University of Arkansas. Her research addresses contemporary jazz, and she is interested in how live performance contexts contribute to musical experiences and meaning. She recently spoke to us about … Continue reading

Corrine T. Field is an associate professor in the Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality at the University of Virginia and the Mellon-Schlesinger Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. LaKisha Michelle Simmons is an assistant professor … Continue reading