Event: Writing History with Joseph Yannielli & David Blight, April 5, Yale

The Writing History Colloquium invites you to:
“How to write the best article in America! or, The Art and Craft of Academic Article Publishing:” a conversation with Joseph Yannielli & David Blight
Monday 5 April
noon, HGS 204, 320 York Street
brown-bag lunch

In 2009 Joseph Yannielli, a fourth-year graduate student in History, won the Organization of American Historians’ Pelzer Award for best graduate student article, which has now appeared in the Journal of American History (2010) as “George Thompson among the Africans: Empathy, Authority and Insanity in the Age of Abolition.”  He will be discussing academic publishing, at JAH as well as the online/alternative history sites Common-Place and History News Network (HNN).  David Blight, professor of History and longtime journal reviewer, will comment.
Read Yannielli’s JAH article
Blight’s (amusing) remarks on peer review
And Blight’s own first JAH article, on Civil War memory (1989)
Hope you’ll join us,
Christine DeLucia & Paul Shin
Writing History Coordinators
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