Book Proposal Workshop: Robin James (Palgrave Macmillan)

Friday, February 17, 2023 - 3:00pm

Book Proposal Workshop: Robin James (Palgrave Macmillan)
Friday, February 17, 2023–3:00pm
Location: 622 Dodge Hall
(Individual meetings will take place before the workshop in the Center for Ethnomusicology, 701C Dodge Hall)

theobin James is an author and former academic, currently working as Editor of Philosophy, Literary Theory, and Music & Sound Studies at Palgrave Macmillan. She will conduct a workshop for junior scholars (graduate students, post-docs, Core Lecturers, and others) interested in turning their ideas into a successful book proposal. She will also discuss the details of the publication process, and how to pitch a project to an editor.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Ethnomusicology and is open to all members of the Music Department.

Robin James is Editor for Philosophy, Literary Theory, and Music & Sound Studies. She acquires monographs, edited collections, handbooks, Palgrave Pivots, open access titles, textbooks, and videos in a range of subfields across those disciplines. Her list focuses on social and political philosophy, continental philosophy (both contemporary continental and the history of continental philosophy), critical theory, pop culture, African-American and Africana philosophy, American philosophy (including but not limited to pragmatism), Latinx and Latin American philosophy, literary theory, and on music studies (musicology, music theory, ethnomusicology, popular music studies), sound studies, and interpersonal communication. As a former academic, author of four scholarly books, and co-editor of The Journal of Popular Music Studies, Robin is uniquely equipped to serve her authors because she’s been in their shoes.