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Tuesday, 22 January, 2019
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    Humanities faculty interested in publishing scholarly books and articles are invited to this presentation by Dr. Laurie Matheson, director of the University of Illinois Press. The session will include plentiful tips on preparing a proposal, approaching an editor, and navigating the peer review and revision process; advice on revising a dissertation; and insights on the current, rapidly evolving publishing landscape. Bring your colleagues and your questions to this informative and enlightening session!

    Laurie Matheson is the director and music acquisitions editor of the University of Illinois Press. Since arriving at the Press in 1996 she has served as editor-in-chief, acquisitions editor, and marketing copy writer, among other roles. She has acquired award-winning books in a variety of fields, including music, labor history, women’s history, folklore, and Appalachian studies. Matheson holds a doctorate in music from the University of Illinois, a masters in music from Westminster Choir College, and a B.A. in English from Swarthmore College. She is organist and adult choir director at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Decatur, IL, and is active as a singer and composer, with recent appearances at the Newberry Library, Illinois State University, and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

    Tags: Academic Calendar | Academic/Event Scheduling | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Community | Current Students | English Department | Faculty | Faculty Development & Innovation Center | Music Department
Friday, 01 February, 2019
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    EIUnity would like to extend to you an invitation to attend our 11th Annual EIUnity Diversity Conference on Friday, February 1, 2019, in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union entitled “Help Us Make A3 (Acceptance, Awareness & Access) the Norm” which was designed to raise diversity awareness and advocacy across EIU’s campus.  We would LOVE for you to attend this year and we were even hoping you would encourage students in your class, student leaders and your staff to sign up as well.  FREE and informative for the EIU Community!  If you would like to bring your class/program participants during your particular time slot – that would be fine as well.  They will still need to register for the session(s) they would like to attend.  However, we do ask if you want to participate in the luncheon, you will need to be registered for the entire day or either the morning sessions or afternoon sessions as well.


    We have some AWESOME topics and presenters – We are also offering Safe Zone Core Training and registration for this is required as well.  We would LOVE for you to attend this year. Please see the attached flyer. We have some AWESOME topics and presenters. The full itinerary is on our website.  Please click on this link https://www.eiu.edu/oiae/EIUnityDiversityConference.php, review the session topics, and click the registration on the bottom of the page.  Deadline for registration is Monday, January 28th  @ 4:30 pm.  Thank you, we hope to hear from you soon!

    There is a $10 fee for community members. The conference and lunch are free for EIU students, staff, and faculty.

    Tags: Academic Calendar | Academic/Event Scheduling | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Faculty | Minority Affairs | Prospective Students
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