Discussions

Cut the Time to Publishing Your Book in Half: A Live and Virtual Event at the World Congress of Jewish Studies!

Academic Language Experts and Brill will be hosting a free live event (which will also be live streamed and recorded) happening during the upcoming World Congress of Jewish Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, entitled ‘How to Cut the Time to Publish Your Book in Half’.

New Resource: Frankfort African American History 1790-1970

The Planning and Community Development Department of the City of Frankfort, with Vicki Birenberg, AICP, Historic Preservation Officer as project manager, has just completed a project to document local African American history. The project was funded by a Local Government grant from the Kentucky Heritage Council.

Call for H-Net Reviews Editor

H-Kentucky once had a thriving book reviews program - is there anyone out there who wants to take it on again?  

H-Net Reviews play an increasingly prominent role in academic discussions, taking advantage of the flexibility and relative speed of online publication while maintaining the highest scholarly standards. With the H-Commons platform, network editors can crosspost reviews from other networks, greatly expanding the potential readership for reviews published on behalf of our network. 

Successfully Turn Your Dissertation into a Book or Series of Articles

The jump from dissertation to publication involves multiple stages and a critical shift in mindset on who your writing should be directed towards. Beth Luey, author of the book Handbook for Academic Authors (Cambridge University Press) and founder and director of the Scholarly Publishing Program at Arizona State University, has extensive experience supporting academics who made this leap. She will provide insight on:

Unraveling the Origins of 1838 School Suffrage in Kentucky

On the eve of ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, American women’s voting rights were literally a patchwork of half-measures. Suffrage maps used cross-hatching to indicate states where women could vote for president but not local offices, stripes for states where women could vote for local officials but not federal, stars for voting in primaries but not general elections, and on and on. The most common partial suffrage measure was “school suffrage”—women’s right to vote on local school matters. The National Woman Suffrage Publishing Co.

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