We are having an interesting day on the future of academic publishing and Iwill be in particular talking
about the growing importance of the ‘grey literature’ in the art science technology field
The University of TExas at Dallas
For Immediate Release
UT Dallas Hosts Colloquium on the Future of Academic Publishing
Richardson, Texas (April 10, 2015) —
With a panel of leading experts in the field of academic publishing, UT Dallas is starting a conversation on the current and future trends of knowledge curation.
The colloquium will be Monday, April 20th in UT Dallas’ Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building room 1.201 from noon to 1 p.m.
Nick Lindsay, journals director at MIT Press, will head the conversation. With his experience managing both day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives at MIT Press, Lindsay will speak about the evolving scholarly communications ecosystem.
Before joining MIT Press, Lindsay serves as journals director at The University of California Press in Berkley. He is also a graduate of New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute, an intense, six-week study of book, magazine and digital publishing.
Other panelists include:
Dr. Roger Malina, Arts and Technology Distinguished Chair at UT Dallas. ATEC Prof Roger Malina, Executive Editor of the Leonardo Publications at MIT Press, will talk about the experimental publishing initiative in the ArtSciLab including the Creative Disturbance scholarly podcast platform and the living ebook series at MIT press. He will discuss strategies on how to capture the growing ‘grey literature’ which is having an increasing impact on scholarly publishing in the art, science and technology field.
Dr. Rainer Schulte, the Katherine R. Cecil Professor of Foreign Languages at UT Dallas. In 1978, Schulte co-founded the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA), whose national office is also located at UT Dallas. Through his editorial work, as well as through his own publications on the art and craft of translation, he has raised the visibility of translation in the United States and has been instrumental in promoting literary translation at other universities.
Dr. Maximilian Schich, associate professor of arts and technology (ATEC) at UT Dallas. Schich works and collaborates to converge art history, information visualization, computer science and physics to understand cultural history as a complex system. Schich is the organizing chair of the ongoing NetSci symposia series on arts, humanities and complex networks, as well as an editorial advisor at Leonardo journal.
Dr. Rosanna Guadagno, associate professor in emerging media and communication and associate professor of psychology at UT Dallas. Her research interests focus on the confluence of three main areas: Social Influence in Mediated Contexts; Psychological Processes in Social Media, Video Games, and Virtual Environments; Gender Roles. Guadagno is an expert blogger for Psychology Today, is on the editorial board for Basic and Applied Social Psychology and CyberPsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking, and is an associate editor for the International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies.
Norma Martin, director of editorial services at Texas Christian University; editor, The TCU Magazine; editor, Endeavors. Martin serves as director of editorial services, which includes the publication operations of The TCU Magazine and its website. She also oversees publication of Endeavors magazine as well as the Marketing and Communication’s photo archives. Prior to joining TCU, Norma spent 27 years working for daily newspapers, the last 12 years in newsroom management positions. She is a two-time fellow of the Nieman Foundation’s Narrative Editors seminar at Harvard University.
The event is free and open to the public.
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Media Contact: Chaz Lilly, UT Dallas, (972)883-2155, firstname.lastname@example.org