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Conversation on Academic Publishing

This event, co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, brings together UNC faculty and representatives from UNC Press and Duke University Press for a conversation on academic publishing. This event will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the Hyde Hall University Room from 4:00-5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and no RSVPs are necessary.

When Jan 22, 2013
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Hyde Hall University Room
Contact Name Maria Wisdom
Contact Phone 843-2653
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UNC faculty authors will join representatives from UNC Press and Duke University Press to facilitate a conversation for faculty on academic press publishing. Topics will include: how to write a book proposal, how and when to approach presses, finalizing a contract, and working with a press through the book production process. Panelists will also prompt reflection and provide insight on the current state of academic publishing and its possible future directions.


  • Courtney Berger
    Editor, Duke University Press
  • Eric Muller
    Dan K. Moore Professor of Jurisprudence and Ethics, UNC School of Law; member of Board of Governors and chair of Manuscripts Committee, UNC Press

Author of Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II (UNC Press, 2012) and American Inquisition, and The Hunt for Japanese American Disloyalty in World War II (UNC Press, 2007)

  • John Sherer
    Spangler Family Director, UNC Press
  • Sarah Sharma
    Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, UNC

Author of In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics (forthcoming, Duke University Press, 2013)

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