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University of Illinois Press Fall Publishing Symposium

September 19, 2019

Institute for the Humanities
701 South Morgan, Lower Level / Stevenson Hall
University of Illinois at Chicago

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Symposium Agenda

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8:30 to 9:00 Coffee/tea, pastries, and conversation
9:00 to 9:10 Welcome
9:15 to 10:20

The Life of a Book: From Proposal to Publication


Quick Pitch Meetings with Acquisitions Editors

10:30 to 11:45 New Directions in Journals Publications

Moderator: Robert Johnston, Department of History

11:45 to 1:00 Break – lunch will be provided to those who pre-register
1:00 to 2:15 Alternatives to Traditional Publishing

Moderator: Jennifer Brier, Program in Gender and Women's Studies & Department of History

2:30 to 3:45 Professional Development Roundtable

Moderator: Jane Rhodes, Department of African American Studies


Co-sponsored by: The Institute for the Humanities, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and the UIC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

Questions? Contact Julie Laut (jlaut2@illinois.edu)

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