Discussions

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?'

CFP: Challenging Labour: Working-Class Experiences in Canada, Past, Present, and Future, 21–23 October 2022 Calgary, Alberta, Treaty 7 territory

[La version française suit]

We live in challenging times. Given the powerful hold of neoliberal ideology and the difficulty of imagining alternatives to precarious labour, anti-union pressures, hardening borders, and wealth inequality, understanding the history of work and imagining a different future for work is ever more urgent yet ever more difficult.

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

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