University of Illinois Press Events Master Calendar
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Stephen Hardy, author of "Hockey: A Global History," will be speaking and signing books at the Falmouth Historical Society.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Jessica Wilkerson, author of "To Live Here, You Have To Fight," will be speaking and signing books at the East Tennessee History Center
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will give a presentation at the Jarrett Prairie Nature Museum at the Byron Forest Preserve.
Monday, February 11, 2019
Peter Cole, the author of"Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area", will give a talk called “Forging Global Solidarity: Dockworkers and Black Internationalism,” at the Michigan State University Museum.
Ken and Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, authors of "The Struggle for the Soul of the Post-War South," are delivering a lecture at the James Green Memorial Forum at Harvard University.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Jessica Wilkerson, author of "To Live Here, You Have To Fight," will be giving a book lecture at Auburn University in Alabama.
Friday, February 15, 2019
Join us for a day of interactive workshops, round tables, and conversations about publishing.
We open our inaugural publishing symposium with a “soup to nuts” overview of scholarly publishing. The session will include plentiful tips on preparing a proposal, approaching an editor, and navigating the peer review and revision process; advice on revising a dissertation; and insights on the current, rapidly evolving publishing landscape.
In a campy, comfy, lunch-eating, fun session, Rebecca Ferrell entertains and dispenses with the myths of publishing. Strike down your fears, and get the nitty gritty - on the real! There will be costumes, knowing sages, and who knows what else??? Bring your appetite and your sense of humor. Box lunches will be provided to those who pre-register by February 7.
In this roundtable, panelists will share their experiences with publishing and navigating academia. They will discuss revising a dissertation and publishing a first book; establishing authority in a field through conferencing, journals, popular press/social media, etc.; and other professionalization issues like work-life balance, pursuing tenure, and publishing after the f
Join us for a panel discussion about building a relationship with a university press. Panelists will present on and answer questions about different aspects of the publishing process including editing, design, production, and marketing.
Jill Petty, Former Editor for South End Press, Beacon Press, and Northwestern University Press will deliver a keynote address at the University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium entitled: #PublishingWhileBlack: Reflections on "Diversity," Antiracism, and Equity.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Naomi Andre, author of "Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement", will be part of a discussion at the Toronto Public Library as part of the "Black Opera: Uncovering Music History" symposium.
Friday, February 22, 2019
Jessica Wilkerson, author of "To Live Here, You Have To Fight," will be giving a book lecture at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Barbara Martin Stephens, the author of "Don't Give Your Heart to a Rambler," will sign books at Wintergrass.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Kimberly Mckee, author of "Disrupting Kinship," will be speaking at the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Grand Valley State University.