Category Archives: women’s history

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. To commemorate the anniversary, we’ve put together a list of 20 books and articles from our list that provide insightful analysis, and cover key figures and pivotal moments. This list is … Continue reading

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel is an assistant professor of French at the University of Michigan. She recently answered some questions about her book, Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? … Continue reading

This August marked the 400th anniversary of slaves arriving in America. To commemorate the anniversary, The New York Times Magazine launched the 1619 Project, a major initiative led by Nikole Hannah-Jones, with the goal of re-framing our understanding of the … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that we will make three timely books open access or partial access in the coming months. UIP has embraced open access publishing as part of its core mission to disseminate scholarship. The journal World History Connected … Continue reading

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of University of Illinois Press’ Women and Film History International series. In collaboration with film historians, Kay Armatage, Jane M. Gaines, and Christine Gledhill, the series was originally devised as a home for new … Continue reading

Just in time for Women’s History Month, the 3rd volume of Jane Addams’s papers, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams Volume 3: Creating Hull-House and an International Presence 1889-1900 is now available. Jane Addams, a young woman from Cedarville, Illinois, emigrated … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce that To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice, has been selected as a grant recipient from the Howard D. and Marjorie I. Brooks … Continue reading

Honey Meconi is Chair and Professor of Music in the College Music Department and a professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. Her many books include Pierre de la Rue and Musical Life at the … Continue reading

Attending NWSA this week? So are we! We’ve got some awesome events happening at our booth this year and some excellent giveaways, so stop by and say hello! Treva Lindsey NWSA Authors Meet Critics Session, Atlanta, GA Fri, Nov 9, … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year. In order to celebrate, we decided to do something special for our readers. In honor of 100 years, we have already given away two iPads pre-loaded with 100 UIP ebooks, … Continue reading