Two New Collections: Middle Eastern Studies and Jewish Studies

Lived Places Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a Jewish Studies collection and a Middle Eastern Studies collection to bring forward the stories of real people experiencing their unique constellation of identities in troubled and often contested places. 

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David Parker
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Louis Mendoza Interviewed on the “Leadership with Darrell W. Gunter” Show

Dr. Louis Mendoza was interviewed on WSOU: Leadership with Darrell W. Gunter, exploring what it means to be Mexican-American in Houston through the story of three generations of the Mendoza-Martinez family.

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Michael Boezi
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Where Is Home? Expectations vs. the Unexpected

What constitutes home in the twenty-first century? Dr. Dong WANG (she/her/hers) at the Lower Rhine of Germany looks into the life of the Australian-born/bred, first “native” media man, Tse Tsan Tai (1872-1938), in British Hong Kong. The burning question remains whether people today can still see eye to eye with Tse. Can birthplace be considered home any more?

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Dong Wang
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Ending Educational Inequities: Teachers Finding New and Creative Solutions

The pandemic reinforced and exacerbated many of the inequalities in education, yet Dr. Julie Allan uncovered many instances of teachers finding creative solutions to educational inequities and new ways to engage students in learning. 

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Eloise Cresswell
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ChatGPT in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarly Communication: Celebrating the Uniquely Human

The "sudden" rise of ChatGPT and other LLMs has raised a lot of important issues in teaching and learning environments. However, the shared lived experience between student and teacher should always be celebrated and cherished.

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David Parker
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Mixed Race, Mixed Messages: The Growing Identity Crisis of Multiracial Americans in an Increasingly Racially Divided Country

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and and Steve Majors, author of A Multiracial Experience: One Man's Search for Race, Identity and Family, they discuss how the growing number of Americans who identify as multiracial are navigating their experiences of living in a society that is increasingly fractured along persistent, rigid racial lines. 

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Michael Boezi
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David Parker Presenting at The Charleston Library Conference Nov 7-10

Come Meet David Parker at The Charleston Library Conference, Charleston, SC (November 7-10, 2023). David will be presenting on models for funding open access eBooks and participating in the Vendor Showcase. 

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David Parker
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Michael Boezi at ASA in Montréal Nov 3-5

Come Meet Michael Boezi at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Montréal, QC (November 3-5, 2023)

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Michael Boezi
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Author Identity Metadata: Establishing Top-Level Categories [SURVEY]

We invite you to participate in our brief survey to help establishing an author-led set standards for identity metadata. Please feel free to share this survey with authors, librarians, and publishing professionals – we will be publishing the results of our research. 

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David Parker
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Funding Open Access Book Publishing: A Different Approach

New models are emerging for funding open access, which may serve to alleviate one of the publishing industry’s most problematic practices: Levying book processing charges on authors.

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David Parker
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Recent Posts

Author Identity Metadata: Why a Small Publisher Can Address a Major Challenge

by Michael Boezi

David Parker leads a discussion about the potential for developing more robust catalog records and searchable fields in publishers' online catalogs – with author-generated and author-approved identity metadata.

The Cultural Legacy of Slavery: A Reflection on African American Identity and Family Heritage

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Deirdre Foreman, author of My Cultural Legacy: Slave Culture and the American South, they explore the cultural legacy of enslaved Africans in the American South through an ethnoautobiographical reflection of Deirdre's own African American identity and family heritage. 

A Different Approach to Funding Open Access eBooks

by Michael Boezi

David Parker (LPP) and Bill Maltarich (NYU) talk about new models that are sustainable, equitable, and most importanly – do not rely on book processing charges (BPC). 

The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

by Michael Boezi

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

David Parker Presenting at Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe (Apr 20)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing will be participating in a panel on Publishing in Latinx Studies at this year’s Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe, AZ on April 20. 

 

 

Family Advocacy: Zero-Sum Parenting and Educational Equity

by Michael Boezi

Family advocacy varies widely in relation to a family’s social identity and, as educators, we need to walk into the world of family advocacy directly and deliberately. Certain types of "unproductive" advocacy can pull resources and attention away from other forms of meaningful family advocacy.

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