IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 1406: Getting Published: What Every Postgraduate Should Know - A Round Table Discussion

Wednesday 13 July 2005, 19.30-20.30

Sponsor:Medieval Academy of America Graduate Student Committee
Organiser:J. Patrick Hornbeck II, Faculty of Theology, University of Oxford
Moderator/Chair:J. Patrick Hornbeck II, Faculty of Theology, University of Oxford
Abstract

This round table will provide information for postgraduates in medieval studies who seek to better understand the world of academic publishing. Topics under discussion will include the importance of publishing as a postgraduate and academic job-seeker; how to publish your research; choosing a journal that is most appropriate for your work; the differences between peer-reviewed and non-reviewed journals, specific-studies journals (e.g. Medieval Feminist Forum) and general-studies journals (e.g. Speculum); what editors are looking for; style guidelines and suggestions; and how to publish a thesis.
Participants include Christine Appel (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon), Richard K. Emmerson (Medieval Academy of America), Simon Forde (Brepols Publishers, Turnhout), G. C. F. Forster (University of Leeds), Terryl N. Kinder (Cîteaux: commentarii cistercienses, Pontigny), Kate Maxwell (eSharp, University of Glasgow), and David Watt (University of Manitoba)