Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Publishing Workshop: How to Turn Your Dissertation into a Book

When: February 9
Time: 1:30-4:30
Where: Grad Commons

Attention Grad Students -- and anyone else who might be interested!  Ever wanted to know how your PhD thesis could be turned into a book?  For some helpful advice, why not attend a publishing workshop...  Snacks will even be provided.

1:30 Introduction: Erika Dyck and Michael Kirkpatrick

1:30-2:15: Presentation by University of Manitoba Press, Editors David Carr and Jean Wilson

2:15-2:45: Questions, Answers, Discussion

2:45-3:00: Refreshment Break

3:00-3:45: Panel on Experiences Turning Dissertations into Books
Lucas Richert, Postdoctoral Fellow (History), "Using my Post-Doc to Revise My Book"
Simonne Horwitz, Assistant Professor (History), "Balancing Work and Revisions"
Valerie Korinek, Professor and Head of History, "Dissertation to Book: Some Suggestions"

3:45-4:15: Questions, Answers, Discussion

For more information, contact Michael Kirkpatrick (kirpak@hotmail.com)