31 August 2013: Publishing & Contemporary Women's Writing (Southampton)

 University of SouthamptonUniversity of Southampton


This workshop provides training in the submission, peer review, copy editing and editorial guidance linked to the publication of international, peer reviewed journal articles and academic monographs. It combines ‘how to’ sessions about academic publishing with vocational information on careers in book, journal and electronic publishing, delivered by Clare Morton, Senior Editor, Humanities, Oxford Journals. During the day, especial emphasis will be placed on the impact of digital transformations on the publishing industry.

The workshop opens with a talk delivered by Professor Clare Hanson, former Editor of the award-winning international peer reviewed journal, Contemporary Women’s Writing and will conclude with a talk delivered by Professor Mary Eagleton, Founding Chair of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association.


10.00 Registration and Refreshments
10.15 – 11.00 Prof. Clare Hanson (University of Southampton): ‘Contemporary Women’s Writing: An Editor’s Perspective’
11.00 – 12.00 Workshop: The Peer-Review Process
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 13.45 Clare Morton (Oxford University Press): ‘Working in Academic Publishing’
13.45 – 14.45 Workshop A: ‘Transforming Your Thesis into a Monograph’
Workshop B: ‘Publishing, Open Access, and E-Thesis Repositories’ (University of Southampton E-Prints Team)
14.45 – 15.00 Refreshments
15.00 – 16.00 Prof. Mary Eagleton (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University): '"Success" and the Woman Author'
16.00 Close
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