Welcome to the University of Illinois Press’s virtual exhibit for the 2021 Organization of American Historians! We hope you’ll step inside our virtual booth and browse new books, journal articles, author interviews, and more. When you buy 3 books you can obtain a free copy of the Journal of American Ethic History (Summer 2021 issue). Be sure to use promo code OAH21 on our website for 50% off all of our American History books April 15-18, 2021!
Featured Book Titles
New Books in Disability History
New Books in Black History
Our journals accept submissions on an ongoing basis. Visit the home page of the University of Illinois Press website to navigate to each journal title for submission guidelines:
New Books in Sports History
New Books in Labor History
New Books in Media History
Daniel Nasset is the new editor-in-chief at the University of Illinois Press. Danny came to Illinois as an assistant acquisitions editor in 2009, becoming an acquisitions editor in 2011 and a senior acquisitions editor in 2016. Danny has distinguished himself with his acquisitions in history, sports, American studies, communication and media studies!
Click here to read an interview with him.
Dominique Moore has joined the University of Illinois Press as an acquisitions editor!
Her academic background includes a BA in English with a minor in gender and women’s studies at UIUC and a MA in African American studies from UCLA. An Illinois native, she is returning to the Land of Lincoln and brings experience, knowledge, and passion to her acquisitions in Black studies, women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, and American ethnic studies.
Alison Syring is the new acquisitions editor at the University of Illinois Press. She was the Press’s first “Round the Press” intern and was hired as an assistant acquisitions editor in 2017. She handles a variety of fields including radical studies, labor studies, Midwestern history, Appalachian studies, religion, and Mormon studies!
Click here to read an interview with her on the blog.
Podcast with Suzanne Sinke and Dominique Moore
Watch The Mark of Slavery and Between Fitness and Death Virtual Event
Browse the Subject Catalog
Free Ebook Giveaway
More From Our Authors
- Q&A with Richard C. Crepeau, Author of the Centennial Edition of NFL Football
- Disability History Association Podcast: Episode 25 with Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber
- Montse Feu’s book talk on Fighting Fascist Spain: Workers Protest from the Printed Press
- Listen to an interview with Tiffany N. Florvil on the Decolonization in Action podcast
- Q&A With Tyrone McKinley Freeman, Author of Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving
- Q&A with Amanda Frisken, author of Graphic News
- What the Mainstream News Media Can Learn From the Black Press in the Age of a Pandemic by Kim Gallon on Medium
- Read an excerpt from When Sunday Comes on Southern Spaces
- Read an interview with the Lynn M. Hudson on High Country News
- Q&A with Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy, Author of Between Fitness and Death
- “Britney Spears’s plight reflects a long history of men controlling women stars” by Sara Lampert in the Washington Post
- Listen to an interview with Michael Hubbard Mackay on the Cultural Hall Podcast
- Read a Scholar Spotlight interview with Jennifer McClearen in JCMS
- “How to Retain Women of Color and Indigenous Women Grad Students” an essay by Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado in Inside Higher Ed
- Q&A with Jasmine Mitchell, Author of Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media
- “The Delicate Balancing Act of Black Women’s Memoir” by Koritha Mitchell in Electric Lit
- Q&A with Kim E. Nielsen, author of Marriage, Money, and Madness
- Watch a book talk with Donald Rogers with the Jersey City Free Public Library
- Video Interviews with the Authors of Front Pages, Front Lines
- Q&A with Jason G. Strange, author of Shelter from the Machine
- Listen to an interview with Frank Stricker on WPFW’s “Your Rights at Work”
- Q&A with Robert E. Weems Jr., author of The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago
- Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney were interviewed on the Olympic Fever Podcast
- Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr. in the Chicago Sun Times
- Read a piece by Betsy Wood in The Conversation