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Black Opera

History, Power, Engagement

Naomi André

Right to the Juke Joint

A Personal History of American Music

Patrick B. Mullen

Black Public History in Chicago

Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Lingua Cosmica

Science Fiction from around the World

Edited by Dale Knickerbocker

Complaint

Grievance among Friends

Avital Ronell

Migrant Marketplaces

Food and Italians in North and South America

Elizabeth Zanoni

The Labor of Care

Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

Frontiers of Labor

Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Edited by Greg Patmore and Shelton Stromquist

Creating the Big Ten

Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization

Winton U. Solberg

The Mexican Revolution in Chicago

Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

John H. Flores

Creating the Land of Lincoln

The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Frank Cicero Jr.

Abbas Kiarostami

Expanded Second Edition

Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa and Jonathan Rosenbaum

Wired into Nature

The Telegraph and the North American Frontier

James Schwoch

Neo-Passing

Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Edited by Mollie Godfrey and Vershawn Ashanti Young

Becoming the Story

War Correspondents since 9/11

Lindsay Palmer

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2nd 100th Anniversary iPad Giveaway!

We are celebrating our 100th Anniversary at the University of Illinois Press this year. In honor of reaching this historic milestone, we decided to celebrate our readers by giving away an iPad pre-loaded with 100 UIP ebooks. We had so … Continue reading

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“Making an Antislavery Nation” Winner of Russell P. Strange Memorial Book Award

We are pleased to announce that Making an Antislavery Nation: Lincoln, Douglas, and the Battle over Freedom by Graham A. Peck has won the Russell P. Strange Memorial Book Award from the Illinois State Historical Society for the book of … Continue reading

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“Race News” by Fred Carroll Winner of the 2018 AEJMC History Division Book Award

The 2018 AEJMC History Division Book Award, honoring the best journalism and mass communication history book published in 2017, has been won by Fred Carroll for Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century.  … Continue reading

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Frank Cicero at the Newberry Library, Chicago, IL Wed, May 23 6:00 PM 2018 — Lecture
Peter Gough at Barnes & Noble, Reno, NV Sat, May 26 1:00 PM 2018 — Lecture
Jesse Berrett at Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA Wed, May 30 6:30 PM 2018 — Lecture
Book Expo America Thu, May 31 9:00 AM 2018 — Exhibition
International Country Music Conference Thu, May 31 11:00 AM 2018 — Conference/Workshop
International Country Music Conference Fri, Jun 1 8:00 AM 2018 — Conference/Workshop
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A Centennial Celebration Fri, Jun 1 1:30 PM 2018 — Reception/Open House
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