University of Illinois Press Events Calendar

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Sunday, June 26, 2022

    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
    • Graceland Cemetery

    Join Adam Selzer, author of "Graceland Cemetery: Chicago Stories, Symbols, and Secrets," for a walking tour of Graceland Cemetery with Mysterious Chicago.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Friday, July 15, 2022

    • 2:00 pm
    • 805 N. Chicago Street, Geneseo, IL 61254

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at the Geneseo Public Library in Geneseo, IL.

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Join Patrick Moser, author of "Surf and Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture" for a virtual book talk with Zoom Forward part of the Phren-z literary magazine. 

Saturday, July 16, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    • 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Join Patrick Moser, author of "Surf and Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture," as he gives a book talk at the Redondo Beach Main Library.

    • 2:00 pm
    • 805 N. Chicago Street, Geneseo, IL 61254

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at the Geneseo Public Library in Geneseo, IL.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 101 W Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk called "Destination Heartland History" at Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 238 S Sunny Ln, Monmouth, IL 61462

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at Warren County Historical Museum in Monmouth, IL.

Friday, September 2, 2022

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Friday, September 9, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Sunday, September 11, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Monday, September 19, 2022

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Hoisington Conference Room in Buswell Library

    Join Douglas Yeo, co-author of "Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry," for a book talk at Wheaton College.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Thursday, October 20, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past" for a talk called "Destination Heartland History" in Glenview, IL.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    • All Day

    Cynthia Clampitt will give a book talk about "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" to Carol Stream Historical Society. 

    • 7:00 pm
    • 301 W Lies Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of,  "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk called "How Corn Changed Everything" with the Carol Stream Historical Society.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 768 Oak Street Winnetka, IL 60093

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk called "Destination Heartland History" in Winnetka, IL.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Thursday, March 23, 2023