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Webinar on Publishing, Promotion and Tenure – 10/14 @ 1pm EST

Join us Friday, October 14th at 1:00pm EST for a webinar on the future of publishing, promotion and tenure.

This digital event should be a fascinating conversation between three anthropologists, each with extensive background with the promotion and tenure process. The Committee for the Future of Print and Electronic Publishing  is organizing an online webinar to discuss the role of digital publications and the rapidly changing publishing landscape around us and how these forces intersect with promotion and tenure. Join:

· Former AAA President Don Brenneis, professor of anthropology at UC-Santa Cruz and author of scholarship on peer review and assessment cultures.
· Provost of the University of Missouri, Brian Foster, a former anthropology department chair now in a leading role with promotion and tenure assessment and decisions.
· Professor of Anthropology, Richard Handler, who served for ten years as Associate Dean for Academic Programs at the University of Virginia.
· Ed Liebow, AAA Treasurer, will be the Master of Ceremonies.

We hope you join us for an illuminating conversation about the role of publications and tenure, evaluation standards, and the changing digital landscape of scholarly production. If you are interested in registering for this session (or wish to suggest other topics for CFPEP to consider) please email: eguevara@aaanet.org.

2 Responses

  1. I certainly hope that the unbelievable injustice regarding the denial of tenure to Sabhiya Prince will be a topic of discussion.

  2. The intention of this webinar is to discuss the exciting changes in digital publishing and how these intersect with promotion and tenure standards and processes. We anticipate the discussion will engage on the future of publishing.

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