Editors from Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society will be holding several events at the upcoming National Women’s Studies Association conference, Feminist Transgressions, which will provide opportunities to discuss the world of feminist academic publishing and hear pragmatic advice from experts in the field.
Saturday, November 15:
- Chat with Signs Editors: Join Signs Deputy Editor Andy Mazzaschi and Acquisitions Manager Laura Lovin for an informal chat about the publishing process, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the University of Chicago Press booth (booth 101) in the Exhibitions Hall (PRCC Ballroom-B).
- Authors Meet Critics: Incoming Signs Editor in Chief Suzanna Danuta Walters discusses her book The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality in an Authors Meet Critics session, 2:30-3:45 p.m. in PRCC room 208-C.
- Academic Publishing in Women’s Studies: Journals: Signs Editor in Chief Mary Hawkesworth joins editors of Feminist Formations, Feminist Teacher, Feminist Studies, and Frontiers to discuss publishing at this workshop, 2:30-3:45 p.m. in Sheraton Miramar-3.
- Reception: Welcoming reception for Signs‘ incoming editorial team, Suzanna Danuta Walters and Carla Kaplan, 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the University of Chicago Press booth (booth 101) in the Exhibitions Hall (PRCC Ballroom-B).
Sunday, November 16:
- Digital Humanities and Feminist Archives: Signs@40: Join Signs@40 Editor Andy Mazzaschi and Coeditors Susana Galán and Laura Lovin to discuss the potential uses of the digital humanities for feminist research via an exploration of the Signs@40 project, 9:30-11 a.m. at the University of Chicago Press booth (booth 101) in the Exhibitions Hall (PRCC Ballroom-B).