HIG Event, Friday, November 4, 2022
12PM-1:30PM EST Zoom Event, Free & Open to the Public
This panel discussion will consider the resources available for publishing doctoral research in the field of historic interiors. Speakers include author Freyja Hartzell (Editor, West 86th), who has recently published her first book based on her dissertation research, Alice Tseng, Associate Editor of the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, and James Thompson, Publisher in Architecture, Art and Visual Culture for Bloomsbury Publishing. The conversation will consider different venues for publication in the history of interiors, appropriate strategies for adapting dissertations for manuscript proposals, and the many challenges and opportunities in the process. The conversation will be moderated by Michelle Jackson-Beckett, a HIG Emerging Scholars member and recent graduate of Bard Graduate Center, who is currently in the process of publishing her own dissertation research in a new book with Oxford University Press. Panelists: Freyja Hartzell, Assistant Professor at Bard Graduate Center, Editor of West 86th and author of Richard Riemerschmid’s Extraordinary Living Things (MIT Press, 2022) Alice Tseng, Associate Editor of the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians and Associate Dean of the Faculty, Humanities Professor of History of Art and Architecture, College of Arts & Sciences, Boston University James Thompson, Publisher in Architecture, Art and Visual Culture for Bloomsbury Publishing Moderated by Michelle Jackson-Beckett, recent PhD (Bard Graduate Center) and author of the forthcoming book Vienna and the New Wohnkultur, 1918-1938 (Oxford University Press).