Publishing Humanities Initiative Events

Niko Pfund in front of the Oxford University Press offices in New York
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

What are the challenges for scholarly publishing in the humanities and social sciences in the context of today's shrinking library budgets and the continued publish-or-perish demands of academia? How does the largest university press in the world steer its publishing strategy to influence positive... read more »


Recently Published Oxford University Press books
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:30am
Mary Lou Williams Center

Students, do you like writing, editing, design, marketing, or social media and publicity, or do you just like interesting books and are curious about how they are made? Niko Pfund, President and Academic Publisher of Oxford University Press USA, will provide an overview of careers in publishing... read more »


We Have Seen the Future, and It Is Us:  Emerging Formats and Redefining Scholarly Publishing in the Humanities: Part I
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:00am
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall / C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

Learn about some of the most forward-thinking digital publishing in the world from Roger Malina, physicist, astronomer, Executive Editor of Leonardo Publications at M.I.T Press and distinguished professor of arts and technology, and professor of physics at the University of Texas at Dallas. This... read more »


Future Trends in Health Humanities Publishing and Pedagogy
Thursday, March 22, 2018 (All day)
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240

How might scholarly writing, textbook publishing, and pedagogical innovation contribute to the growth of the health humanities, an emerging interdisciplinary field? Successful authors and professional editors from scholarly presses will share how textbooks, monographs, blogs, and other digital... read more »


Radical Mapping with Social Movements
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
East Duke 209

How can mapping help movements? This event will share experiences from folks who integrate mapping with social movement organizing. Join us for presentations by members of the Counter-Cartographies Collective (Liz Mason-Deese and Tim Stallmann), the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (Manissa Maharawal... read more »


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

How should scholars think about subject, tone, length, and audience in revising their dissertation into a first book? How are second books different? Ken Wissoker, Editorial Director at Duke University Press, offers advice about the process, challenges, and possibilities of writing and publishing... read more »


Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall - C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

This symposium is for faculty and students who are interested in scholarly communication in the Global South and the challenges of interlingual scholarly exchange and translation generally. It is also for anyone who is working on a translation that they would like to publish. 10:00 A.M. Breakfast... read more »


Publishing It Yourself:  Pamphlets, Zines, and Riot Grrls
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 3:30pm
Story Lab / C106, Bay 5, Smith Warehouse

Learn from archivist and zine expert Kelly Wooten about the astonishing array of zines in the Duke collections and how they tell the story of third-wave feminism and queer activism, then participate in a hands-on workshop to cut and fold your own zine and sew a pamphlet binding.The workshop will... read more »