Events

Upcoming events

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Crafting an Academic Book Proposal

February 14, 2024

University of Pennsylvania, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication

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Exploring Indexing Workflows

February 27, 2024

Ideas on Fire

Editing crossover and trade books - Customer looking at books in a bookstore

Editing Crossover and Trade Books by Scholarly Authors

March 26, 2024

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Phrasing Effective Index Entries and Subentries - Files with sticky note tabs

Phrasing Effective Index Entries and Subentries

April 17, 2024

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Writing Dissertation-to-Book Manuscript Reviews  - Stack of books next to a plant

Writing Dissertation-to-Book Manuscript Reviews

May 21, 2024

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Managing Large Index Entries and Metatopics - Visualization of data flows

Managing Large Index Entries and Metatopics

June 18, 2024

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Editing Interdisciplinary Scholarly Book Proposals - Typewriter on orange background next to a cup of coffee and glasses

Editing Interdisciplinary Scholarly Book Proposals

September 17, 2024

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Optimizing Index Cross References and Double Posting - Network of nodes connected to each other

Optimizing Index Cross References and Double Posting

October 16, 2024

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Editorial Goal Setting for 2025

December 3, 2024

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Past events (recent)

Editing and indexing cross-training - Row of weights on a gym floor

Editing and Indexing Cross-Training

January 23, 2024

Ideas on Fire

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Mentoring for LGBTQ+ Editors: Editorial Goal Setting for 2024

December 5, 2023

LGBTQ+ Editors Association members (join here!)

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Wooden blocks turning 2023 into 2024

Editorial Self-Assessment: Reflecting at Year’s End

December 4, 2023

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Developmentally Editing Book Proposals

November 6, 2023

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Association of Internet Researchers Conference

October 18–21, 2023

Philadelphia, PA

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Multicolored triangles, Text reads: Feminist Futures of Peer Review, September 25, 2023, 1-2 pm EST, with the Ideas on Fire logo, and speakers Josen Masangkay Diaz, April Petillo, Dolores Inés Casillas, and Cathy Hannabach

Feminist Futures of Peer Review

September 25, 2023

Zoom, Ideas on Fire

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Keynote Address: Editing as Worldmaking: Critical Generosity in Editorial Practice

August 18, 2023

Editorial Freelancers Association conference, Alexandria, VA

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Navigating US University Vendor Systems

July 5, 2023

Ideas on Fire

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Onboarding and Offboarding Client Projects

June 21, 2023

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Starting an Academic Podcast

May 10, 2023

University at Buffalo (Zoom)

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AI and Automation for Editorial Project Management

April 28, 2023

EFA/Editors Canada Academic Editing Chapter (Zoom)

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Planning a Successful Non-Academic Job Search

March 13, 2023

University of Colorado Boulder (Zoom)

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AI and Automation Tools for Project Management

March 9, 2023

Ideas on Fire

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Writing Editorial Reports and Manuscript Reviews

February 7, 2023

Ideas on Fire

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Writing a Successful First Book Proposal

December 8, 2022

University of Pennsylvania, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication

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Introduction to Interdisciplinary Indexing

October 6, 2022

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Copyediting Academic Journals

September 15, 2022

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Using Editorial Tools

August 17, 2022

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Juggling Multiple Editing and Indexing Projects

July 25, 2022

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Publishing Your Book During a Global Pandemic

March 25, 2022

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Zoom)

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Reference Editing Tricks

Co-presented with Rachel Fudge

January 25, 2022

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