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Yes, Scholar-Publishers Can Make Common Cause After All

Last spring, I began work with the open access advocacy group, Libraria, as a Community Convener to help organize a mutual aid network amongst a group of open…

Netta Avineri and Jesse Harasta on their edited volume, Metalinguistic Communities

https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-76900-0 Last fall, we published a co-edited volume entitled Metalinguistic Communities: Case Studies of Agency, Ideology, and Symbolic Uses of …

Can scholar-led publishers find common cause?

Image by Nick Youngson, courtesy of Picpedia.org. A couple of months ago, I was trawling Twitter looking for inspiration when I came across a notice that Libraria –…

Scholarly Podcasting Book: Invitation to a Public Mass Peer Review

I (Ian, member of the Allegra Lab editorial collective) ‘wrote’ a book called ‘Scholarly Podcasting: Why, What, How?’. It’ll come out in autumn. I was motivated to write…

Who cares? Peer-review at Allegra

At Allegra, we believe and know from our own experience that the fresh eyes of our peers can help us improve drafts, weed out waffle, strengthen an argument,…

The Possibility of Anthropological Micropublishing

As one of the longest-running anthropology blogs around, Anthrodendum has been a space where many conversations about open access, and alternative forms of publishing and communication have taken…

From Things and Stuff to Radically Optimist Multi-Modal Platform

On May 20, 2021, Felix Girke, a member of our editorial collective, gave a presentation in the framework of the workshop “Multimodal Digital Publishing” hosted by the Working…

How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to Rashmi Sadana

The mission of SAR Press encompasses not only publishing research at the forefront of anthropology and Southwest and Native studies, but al…

Ethnographic Film at the Crossroads

Ethnographic film is blooming Ethnographic film, however loosely defined, is blooming. While to track and map the entire production of ethnographic film appears next-to impossible, I want to…

How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to Robert Caldwell

The mission of SAR Press encompasses not only publishing research at the forefront of anthropology and Southwest and Native studies, but al…

How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to Alina Méndez

The mission of SAR Press encompasses not only publishing research at the forefront of anthropology and Southwest and Native studies, but al…

Infrastructuring an open access journal is easy, until it’s not

All respect to the Public Knowledge Project and Open Journal Systems. The ecosystem they’ve built over years is tremendous and respectable. For good reasons, “open access journal” h…

How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to John Arroyo

The mission of SAR Press encompasses not only publishing research at the forefront of anthropology and Southwest and Native studies, but al…

How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to Nicholas Barron

The mission of SAR Press encompasses not only publishing research at the forefront of anthropology and Southwest and Native studies, but al…

No Journal is an Island

Libraria is a collective of researchers based in the social sciences who seek to bring about a more open, diverse, community-controlled scholarly communication system. Since 2015, the group…

What Students Deserve in a Textbook

With the recent release of Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology, we asked author Laura Tubelle de González to talk about her new textbook, and her hopes for…

Van masterscriptie naar gepubliceerd boek: The Urban Gardens of Havana

Door Ola Plonska In juli 2017 was het eindelijk zover. Na maandenlang hard werken was dit het moment om onze masterscripties in te leveren. Ik herinner het mij…

How to fix the Conde Nast business model

Peter Kafka has a great piece on Conde Nast, specifically how this once dominant publishing enterprise now struggles and what this means for incoming editor Roger Lynch. “The magazine industry…

Respect, care, and labor in collaborative scholarly projects by Nayantara Sheoran Appleton

As members of Somatosphere’s Editorial Collaborative, we have been following the unfolding crisis surrounding Hau with profound concern (Agro 2018, Flaherty 2018). As others have noted, this crisis…

Community-Based Open Access, Fast and Slow #hautalk

I would like to make the case that open access remains relevant to the mix of painful problems and worthy opportunities still before the ethnographic disciplines in the…

The Politics of Explaining Taiwan

Mail to Taiwan often gets sent to Thailand Imagine if, when writing a paper on Donald Trump, you had to start your paper by saying the following:1 The…

Precarious publishing in Latin America

If you find yourself in a big Latin American city like Buenos Aires, Mexico City, or São Paulo, chances are it won’t be long before you come across…

Year of the Mushroom

In the next week or so, many of us will celebrate the year of the rooster. The year of the monkey, which we are just saying good bye…

Excerpt: A History of Anthropological Theory

An exciting new feature of the fifth edition of A History of Anthropological Theory, as well as the fifth edition of its companion volume Readings for a History…