Category Archives: Publishing

We Need (More and Better) Reviewers

Normally on these pages, I write about what I’ve been researching. Today, I want to write about why I would love others to write more and better reviews. There are two prompts to this post. This past weekend I watched … Continue reading

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“This World is My Place”: Homies, Art Censorship, and Big Birthday Bashes

The subtitle to the Chicana/o Studies book I co-edited with Catherine Leen was taken from an eponymous poem by Bernadette García. In her poem, García asserts her right to write about those who are considered “Other” by her professor because, “[T]his exclusive space … Continue reading

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Co-editing, Collaboration and Publishing

The context I’m coming to the end of my third co-edited book and am in the middle of a fourth.  In addition to co-editing 5 issues of the journal Film and Film Culture, this has given me considerable experience of … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

For academics and authors naming something is quite a responsibility, but one which we don’t always give the right sort of thought.  Titles can be descriptive, provocative, thought-provoking, catchy, reliant on puns or zeitgeisty. However you think about it, it … Continue reading

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