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May 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Genre and Theory: Strategies Toward Better Writing and Publishing in the Current Environment

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Please join us for a lecture with Ken Wissoker, Editorial Director of Duke University Press and director of the Intellectual Publics Program at City University of New York (CUNY). Mr. Wissoker will discuss changes in publishing and the academy, how to navigate them and will outline how to write a scholarly book. In addition, he will explore the many differences between research presented in dissertation form versus a book and share concrete tips on making changes in form, style, content, and intended audience.


About the Speaker

Ken Wissoker, a renowned editor in scholarly publishing, is a noted
speaker and consultant on all aspects of academic publishing and the
contemporary intellectual landscape. He has been involved in the publishing industry since 1979 and has been Editorial Director at Duke University Press since 1997. In the fall of 2014 he also joined the CUNY Graduate Center as director of their new “Intellectual Publics” program. At CUNY Ken presents public conversations that facilitate thinking and debate across the disciplines while continuing in his role at Duke University Press.

This lecture is free and open to the public and sponsored by the UC San Diego Ethnic Studies Department, the UC San Diego Library, the UC San Diego Institute for Arts and Humanities, and the UC San Diego Anthropology Department.

For more information contact Mariah Fellows at mfellows@ucsd.edu

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Date and Time

May 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Location

Geisel Library, Seuss Room

Event Registration

Registration is not required for this event.

Event Fee

FREE

Contact

Mariah Fellows    mfellows@ucsd.edu

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

UC San Diego Library

Event Category

Talks and Lectures