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Is There Linguistic Bias in Academic Publication?

The language you use to express yourself, your form and style of communication, and even the examples you use have a direct impact on how your research is perceived in your field and adopted among your peers.

But what if breakthrough and innovative research is being rejected by reviewers simply because it isn't written in 'standard English?'

Pracademia’: The Growing Trend of Academics Writing Books With Popular Appeal

In continuation of last month’s panel on writing for a popular audience, this month we will expand upon our conversation by exploring the topic of how publishers identify books with potential for popular appeal. 

 

We are honored to be joined by Ellen Chodosh, Director at NYU Press, and Michael Sinocchi, Publisher at Routledge, who will offer their unique perspectives.  

 

November 30 at 4:30 PM Israel time/ 2:30 PM UK/ 9:30 AM EST on Zoom

2022-2023 William L. Clements Library Research Fellowships

The William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan is now accepting applications for 2022-2023 research fellowships. The Clements’ holdings—books, manuscripts, pamphlets, maps, prints and views, newspapers, photographs, ephemera—are among the best in the world on almost any aspect of the American experience from 1492 through 1900, and support a diverse array of research projects.

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