Behind the Curtain: Demystifying Scholarly Publishing |
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
History Careers Day |
Learn how history majors are putting their degrees to work in a wide range of fields. Alumni and professionals will talk to you about graduate school, preparing for the job market, and translating your skills into a profession. History majors, minors, and enthusiasts are welcome!Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Prospective Students