Public Scholarship: Writing for a Wider Audience

Five College Publishing Day
Public Scholarship:  Writing for a Wider Audience
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm 

During this session, authors and editors will discuss the pursuit of public scholarship. Why consider writing for a broader audience? What's different about this publishing path? What different venues are available to you and how do you break into them?  Do you need an agent? These and many more questions will be discussed to inform your planning and approach to writing for a wider audience.

Campus Host and Moderator:
Elizabeth Markovits, Mount Holyoke College, Associate Dean of Faculty, Director of the Teaching & Learning Initiative, Professor of Politics  

Panelists: 
Carrie N. BakerSylvia Dlugasch Bauman Professor of American Studies; Professor of the Study of Women & Gender, Smith College
Christopher BenfeyAndrew W. Mellon Professor of English, Mount Holyoke College
Emily Costello, Managing Editor, The Conversation
Randell Kennedy, President and Founder, Academy Communications

Amy Schalet, Associate Professor of Sociology, UMass Amherst; Founder of the Public Engagement Project


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