[Socrates] Updated Information about Dana Weinberg's Presentation ~ Wed. Feb. 26 (12:30-1:15 pm, PH 351) ~ Lunch will be served

Anahi Viladrich Anahi.Viladrich at qc.cuny.edu
Wed Feb 19 11:03:55 EST 2014

The QC Department of Sociology, Research Initiatives on Race and Ethnicity (RIRE) and The Immigration Studies Working Group (ISWG) are happy to present Dana’s Weinberg’s talk on Wednesday, February 26 (12:15-1:30 pm), Powdermaker Hall 351. Lunch will be served; please see details below. 

"A Sociologist's Inside View of the Digital Revolution in Publishing"
A presentation by Dana Weinberg (QC Department of Sociology)
Wednesday, February 26 (12:15-1:30 pm), Powdermaker Hall 351
Lunch will be served

Self-publishing has profoundly democratized the publishing industry, enabling anyone with web access to publish a book. But what has really changed for authors, publishers, and readers, and what does it mean for what books get published and for authors' careers? Sociologist Dana Beth Weinberg has studied the changing book industry over the past five years as both a researcher with unprecedented access to industry data and as a novelist navigating career and publishing decisions. Her essays on publishing may be found on her blog danabethweinberg.com and on Digital Book World's expert publishing blog at digitalbookworld.com. 

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