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Upcoming lectures by Niko Pfund, President of Oxford University Press (USA), sponsored by the Folklore Program

Nov. 6, 2017

Lecture: “Getting Published: What Everyone Needs to Know.”

10:00 am, Knight Library Browsing Room (106 Knight Library). Information: (541) 346-1505.

Like many media industries, scholarly publishing is changing at a feverish pace. At the same time, the foundational relationship between author and editor remains largely unchanged. What are the changes buffeting American university presses? How is marketing changing? How is the academy itself accelerating or putting the brakes on these changes? Most importantly, what should aspiring authors know about the factors influencing decision making at academic publishing houses?

 

Nov. 6, 2017

Lecture: “Why a Career in Publishing Might Be For You: What to Do When You Want to Work in a Creative Environment but Don’t Want to Go to Grad School, Work for Free, or Go Into Debt.”

1:00 pm, Knight Library Browsing Room (106 Knight Library). Information: (541) 346-1505.

A talk for students considering specific publishing careers. Oxford University Press President Niko Pfund will provide an overview of the industry, what it can offer college graduates, and how to navigate your way to a rewarding and fulfilling job and career.



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