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Thursday, August 6 • 9:00am - 10:00am
“Write Away” Forum on SAA Publishing Opportunities

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Wondering what it takes to write an article or a book for SAA? Prepare a case study on archives practice? Have an idea for a publication to review or terminology in the archival lexicon that needs defining? There are a range of opportunities to write for SAA—e-newsletters, blogs, case studies series, resource reviews, magazine, journal, and books. Whether you are a novice writer, continuing to hone your skills, or an experienced voice, tune in with your questions on Thursday, August 6, to learn how you can contribute to the professional literature! In this webinar, SAA Director of Publishing Teresa Brinati will kick-off a discussion with Publications and Case Studies Editor Stacie Williams, Archival Futures Series Co-editor Amy Cooper Cary, American Archivist Editor Cal Lee, Journal Reviews Editor Bethany Anderson, Archival Outlook Editor Abigail Christian, and Dictionary Working Group Chair Rosemary Pleva Flynn—each will highlight various publishing outlets and answer your queries on what and how to submit, content trends and new directions, as well as how to connect with editors after the webinar. SAA wants you to “write away”!

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Speakers
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Cal Lee

Professor, University of North Carolina
Christopher (Cal) Lee is Professor at the School of Information and Library Science at UNC, Chapel Hill. He teaches courses and workshops in archives and records management. He is a Fellow of SAA, and he serves as editor of American Archivist.
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Rosemary Pleva Flynn

Principal Librarian & Archivist; Library & Information Services Team Lead, University of North Dakota
Rosemary Flynn is the Principal Librarian & Archivist as well as the Library & Information Services Team Lead at the Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota. She is an active member of SAA and currently chairs the Dictionary Working Group.
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Bethany Anderson

Natural and Applied Sciences Archivist and Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Amy Cooper Cary

Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette University, Raynor Memorial Libraries
Amy Cooper Cary is Head of Special Collections and University Archives at Marquette University, and teaches as an adjunct instructor for the Archival Studies program at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Information Studies.  She is currently Co-Editor of SAA's Archival... Read More →
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Stacie Williams

Director, Center for Digital Scholarship, University of Chicago Libraries
Stacie Williams is director of the Center for Digital Scholarship at the University of Chicago Libraries, and a member of the Chicago-based Blackivist archivist collective. She serves as Publications Editor for the Society of American Archivists.


Thursday August 6, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Live (Will Be Recorded)