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2013 Workshop on Publication Strategies in the Humanities
November 14, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Workshop:
Helen Tartar, Editorial Director, Fordham University Press
Gwen Walker, Editorial Director, University of Wisconsin Press
Steve Stern, Alberto Flores Galindo and Hilldale Professor of History, Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff, and co-editor of the book series “Critical Human Rights” through the University of Wisconsin Press
Preeti Chopra, Associate Professor, Art History and Director of the Center for Visual Cultures, UW-Madison
Moderator: Susan Stanford Friedman, Director, Institute for Research in the Humanities. Founding co-editor of Contemporary Women’s Writing (Oxford UP journal)
Working on your first book? Second book? Submitting essays to referred journals? Have questions about the publishing process and/or the state of academic publishing?
Issues for Discussion:
Book Publication: From dissertation to book; press selection and review process; book prospectus; contracts; exclusive versus multiple submissions; timing of submission; review process; manuscript and pressboard readers; implications for the job market and promotion; prepublication of chapters as articles; the impact of the digital revolution on publication.
Journal and Book Chapter Publication: Journal versus book chapter decisions; hard-copy versus on-line journals; journal selection; review process; revise and resubmit responses; relationship to job/promotion; relation to book projects.