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Thursday, 06 January

127. Is There a Crisis in Black Research Publishing?

3:30–4:45 p.m., 409A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals and the Division on Black American Literature and Culture

Presiding: Joycelyn K. Moody, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio

Speakers: Erica Ball, California State Univ., Fullerton

Daylanne K. English, Macalester Coll.

Martha J. Cutter, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

Anna Everett, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

David Serlin, Univ. of California, San Diego

Curtis Frank Márez, Univ. of California, San Diego

Michael T. Martin, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

This collaborative roundtable speaks to the economic impact on journal publishing as well as to the particular devastation the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) journal ranking stands to wreak on African American(ist) scholarship, given US institutional and academic xenophobia.

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