Publishing Work by English Students: A Sharing Showcase

Andrea Macrae 2Conference Room

This session brings together a range of magazines and journals that publish work by English students.

The first part of the session will introduce and showcase the magazines and journals, presenting the remit and aims of each, along with recent highlights.

The second part of the session will be a roundtable discussion by the contributing panel of editors on topics such as:

  • the practicalities of running these publications (inc. launching, promoting, sustaining, etc.)
  • the editorial process
  • how the editorial and publication process supports students to develop their thinking and writing and to shift from writing coursework to writing for national/international audiences
  • the role of associated competitions and conferences
  • how these publications help to model academic research and writing
  • career profiles of students who publish in these journals/magazines
  • publication lifespans and legacies
  • evolving publication contexts and technologies
  • implications of open access publishing, copyright and creative commons

The third and final part of the session will be devoted to discussions of ways in which English teachers and lecturers can support students in publishing their work.

The contributing journals and magazines and the editors who will be representing them are:

Postgraduate English: A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English http://community.dur.ac.uk/postgraduate.english/ojs/index.php/pgenglish/

  • Aalia Ahmed, PhD candidate, Department of English Studies, Durham University
  • Dr. Alistair Brown, Teaching Fellow, Department of English Studies, Durham University
  • Lucia Scigliano-Suarez, PhD candidate, Department of English Studies, Durham University

Exclamat!on: An Interdisciplinary Journal
https://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/english/research/publications/exclamation/

  • Teresa Sanders, PhD candidate, Department of English, University of Exeter
  • Ash Gannicott, PhD candidate, Department of English, University of Exeter
  • Joe Holloway, PhD candidate, Department of English, University of Exeter

Lifespans and Styles: Undergraduate Papers in Sociolinguistics http://journals.ed.ac.uk/lifespansstyles/

  • Dr. Lauren Hall-Lew, Reader in Linguistics and English Language, Edinburgh University

Mesh: The Journal for Undergraduate Work Across English Studies
https://www.integratingenglish.com/mesh-journal

  • Prof. Billy Clark, Head of English, Northumbria University
  • Dr. Marcello Giovanelli, Head of English, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University
  • Dr. Andrea Macrae, Principal Lecturer for Student Experience and Stylistics, Department of English and Modern Languages, Oxford Brookes University

Babel: The Language Magazine
https://babelzine.co.uk/

  • Dr. Matt Evans, Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, Department of English, Linguistics and History, University of Huddersfield

emagazine
https://www.englishandmedia.co.uk/e-magazine

  • Barbara Bleiman, English and Media Centre
  • Dan Clayton, English and Media Centre [TBC]
Sat 9:15 am - 10:30 am