Author Archives: Alexa Colella

The human rights struggle for Palestinians has been ongoing for decades, and understanding the conflict and its implications can be complex. Palestine on the Air, the newest volume in the Common Threads series, brings forward individual stories and experiences to … Continue reading

The International Day of the Girl Child brings global attention to the experiences of girls worldwide. As many activists and organizations work to help imp rove the lives of girls by advocating for equal access to education, protection from violence, … Continue reading

This post originally appeared on The Scholarly Kitchen on July 10th, 2019. I was asked by Lisa Hinchliffe to submit a guest post to The Scholarly Kitchen about the Common Threads initiative at the University of Illinois Press. You can find … Continue reading

Call For Papers Jazz and Culture: Special Issue on Geri Allen Issue – Fall 2020 Deadlines: Abstracts 300-500 words: July 15th, 2019 Full Manuscripts: September 1, 2019 The journal Jazz and Culture seeks proposals and submissions for a special issue … Continue reading

In this blog post we are featuring Paul-Mikhail Catapang Podosky’s summary of his article, “A Linguistic Method of Deception: The Difference Between Killing Humanely and a Humane Killing“, in the Journal of Animal Ethics 9.1.  Suppose you’re at a supermarket. Walking through … Continue reading

Feminist Teacher is seeking to form a new editorial collective and is soliciting applicants.  The current editorial collective is stepping down this summer but will be available for consultation.  The journal, published by the University of Illinois Press, has for … Continue reading

An Uncommon Peer Review for Common Threads: a case study about expanding formats, their evaluation, and what we learned when we challenged norms. by Alexa Colella The scholarly communications ecosystem is one that is ever evolving. As publishers, we serve … Continue reading

We have been sharing blog posts and Q&As from the contributors to Feminist Teacher 27.2-3, a special issue focused on the experiences of women of color in the academy. Below, S. Tay Glover, shares thoughts from her article ‘“Black Lesbians—Who Will … Continue reading

In this blog post, Dr. Cathryn Bailey discusses her article in Feminist Teacher Vol. 27, Nos. 2-3, “Online Feminist Pedagogy: A New Doorway into Our Brick-and-Mortar Classrooms?” Dr. Bailey is a professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at Western Michigan University.   … Continue reading

Journal of Civil and Human Rights Article Awarded 2019 Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Civil and Human Rights article, “An Idea Before Its Time: Charles S. Johnson, Negro Columnist,” by … Continue reading

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