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All events to be held in the UCHI conference room

April 10, 2018, 1pm - Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize winner and Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of English, American Studies and Ethnicity, and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California            

April 4, 2018, 3pm - Ken Wissoker, Duke University Press

March 19th, 4pm - Dan Gerstle, Senior Editor, Basic Books and Adina Berk, Senior Editor for History, Yale University Press

February 13-16 George Thompson, CLAS, Publisher-in-Residence

February 6, 2018, 4pm - Brian Halley, University of Massachusetts Press

November 27, 2017, 4pm - Ray Ryan, Cambridge University Press

October 24-27, 2017 - George Thompson, CLAS, Publisher-in-Residence

October 10, 2017, 4pm - Angie Hogan, University of Virginia Press

October 2, 2017, 4pm - Adam McGee, Boston Review

 

Publishing NOW : Viet Thanh Nguyen

  Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer is a New York Times best seller and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Other honors include the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction from the American Library Association, […]

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Publishing NOW : A conversation with Dan Gerstle and Adina Berk

March 19th, 4pm, A conversation with Dan Gerstle, Senior Editor, Basic Books  and Adina Berk, Senior Editor for History, Yale University Press   Adina Popescu Berk Senior Editor for History, Yale University Press I acquire in all periods and subfields of American and European history. I look for projects that challenge and change the historiographical […]

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Publishing Now! – George Thompson

George has been a professional editor since 1984, beginning his career at Johns Hopkins University Press as an acquisitions editor. At JHUP, George developed the geography and environmental studies list, including the “Creating the North American Landscape” series.  In 1990, George founded the Center for American Places, which he directed and served as publisher until […]

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Publishing NOW! – Ken Wissoker

Ken Wissoker, Duke University Press March 8, 2018, 3 pm   Ken Wissoker is the Editorial Director of Duke University Press, acquiring books in anthropology, cultural studies, and social theory; globalization and post-colonial studies; Asian, African, and American studies; music, film and television; race, gender and sexuality; science studies; and other areas in the humanities, social […]

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Publishing NOW! – Christine Smallwood

Christine Smallwood, Harper’s Magazine March 8, 2018, 4 pm   Christine Smallwood is a writer and critic living in New York. Her reviews, essays, and short stories have been published in Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The New Yorker, Bookforum, The Paris Review, n+1, and Vice. She holds a PhD in English Literature […]

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Publishing NOW! – Brian Halley

Brian Halley Feb. 6, 2018 Title: Publishing 101: The Basics on Getting Your Scholarly Book Published Brian Halley is Senior Editor for the University of Massachusetts Press, based at UMass Boston. Before joining the Press in 2009, he was Editor at Beacon Press. He served on the Board of Directors for the Association of University […]

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Publishing Now! – Ray Ryan

Ray Ryan, Senior Commissioning Editor of English and American Literature at Cambridge University Press, will be speaking about publishing and new shifts and changes in the industry. He is author of Ireland and Scotland: Literature and Culture, State and Nation, editor of Writing in the Irish Republic: Literature, Culture, Politics, 1949-1999, and co-editor of Ireland […]

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George Thompson, CLAS, Publisher-in-Residence October 24-27, 2017  George Thompson has been a professional editor since 1984, beginning his career at Johns Hopkins University Press as an acquisitions editor. At JHUP, George developed the geography and environmental studies list, including the “Creating the North American Landscape” series.  In 1990, George founded the Center for American Places, […]

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Angie Hogan, University of Virginia Press October 10, 2017, 4pm  Angie Hogan is Associate Editor and Rights Manager at the University of Virginia Press, where she has worked in the acquisitions department since 2004. Prior to joining U.Va. Press, she spent several years as an editor at InteLex Corporation, a pioneer in humanities electronic publishing […]

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        Adam McGee, Boston Review October 2, 2017, 4pm  Adam McGee is the Managing Editor of Boston Review. He previously was Acting Managing Editor for Transition. He also served as Associate Editor for the Harvard Art Museums. Adam earned his Ph.D. in African and African American Studies from Harvard University. He has taught religious […]

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