Publish! Graduate students discussing their work in publishing.

Publish! Graduate students discussing their work in publishing.
Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Building, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Refreshments will be served

Join our panel of six graduate students as they discuss their experiences in publishing. The panelists have a wide range of expertise including working for a prestigious imprimatur, founding a scholarly journal, publishing poetry, and publishing a thesis as a scholarly article. Ask questions, evaluate strategies, be inspired, and learn how to get involved!

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Adam Lauder is W.P. Scott Chair for Research in e-Librarianship at York University, where he is developing an online catalogue raisonné of the work of IAIN BAXTER&. He is also author of a chapter on BAXTER& and the N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. in Byproduct: On the Excess of Embedded Art Practices as well as a contributor to Border Crossings, C, and Hunter and Cook magazines.


Nav Baldeo is a PhD student in Health Policy, Management and Evaluation in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He holds a BKin from McMaster University, and a BA and MA from York University. His doctoral research focuses on improving quality and access to health care services for those needing spine surgery in Toronto. Former projects focus on access to primary care, social determinants of health, vulnerable populations, chronic conditions such as diabetes and qualitative methods. Nav has published an article for the York Institute for Health Research, and is co-editor of Health Tomorrow, an online digital journal housed at York University.

Julia Brassolotto is a PhD student in Health Policy and Equity at York University. She completed her Master's degree in Philosophy at York and her undergraduate degree in Philosophy and English at McMaster University. Her areas of research include: political economy, organ transfer, the commodification of bodies, globalization, and health inequities. She is one of the founders and co-editors of Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality through York Digital Journals. She is in the early stages of her own publishing career and currently has work under review at Social Science & Medicine.

Thom Bryce is a doctoral candidate in English at York University. He has earned a bachelor's degree from Mount Allison University and a master's degree from the University of Toronto. His research areas include modern American drama, contemporary Canadian drama, queer theory, and addiction studies. He is one of the founding editors of _Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought_, and is currently working of the journal's second issue, "Undressing the Bawdy." Thom also works in box office administration at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in Toronto.

Melissa Dalgleish is a doctoral candidate in English; she holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto, a B.Ed. from Queen’s University, and an M.A. from Dalhousie University. Her primary areas of research are Canadian modernist poetry and digital humanities in a literary context. She is one of the founding editors of Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought, published through the York University Libraries' York Digital Journals, and is currently preparing for publication a digital genetic edition of Anne Wilkinson's Counterpoint to Sleep in affiliation with Editing Modernism in Canada. She has previously worked for the Oxford University Press and on digital editions Shakespeare and John Thelwall.

Fenn Elan Stewart is a PhD student in Social and Political Thought at York University. She holds a BA(H) from McGill in English Literature, Philosophy and Western Religions, and an MA from UBC in English Literature. Her doctoral research addresses poetic representations of race and nature in the context of Canadian de/colonization. Her own poetry has been published in The Capilano Review, Open Letter, Peter F. Yacht Club, and ditch.

Jianlan Zhu is a PhD candidate with Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to arriving at York University, she was a lawyer in China and practiced in the field of business law. She was also a columnist of China Business Time from 2001-2003. Jianlan published her LLM thesis in a peer-reviewed law review.