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Lived Places Publishing Announces First Three Books in their Disability Studies Collection

Lived Places Publishing is proud to announce the release of the first three books in their Disability Studies Collection, aimed at promoting a deeper understanding of disability issues and advocating for a more inclusive society.

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Pre-session Breakfast Social: Special Invitation for Attendees | AAS 18 March 2023

LPP Collection Editor and Author Dr Dong Wang and LPP Founder David Parker invite you to a pre-session celebration at the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Conference in Boston, MA.

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Rebecca
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Locating Queerness in Your Lived Place and Experiences

How might queerness be understood in the context of an individual lived experience and a specific place? Collection Editor Seutaʻafili Dr Patrick Thomsen reflects on his own queer identity through personal recollection of experience and place.

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Celebrating Milestones: Lived Places Publishing releases first title

The first book delivered to the world by a new publisher must set the tone for all that is to follow. Publisher and co-founder David Parker introduces the launch of LPP’s first title and celebrates a publishing milestone.

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Entrepreneurship in Places Unexplored

Dr Drew Harris outlines his vision for the stories and explorations of entrepreneurs who don’t fit the “norm”, who operate on the margins, or who face challenges that others don’t. 

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Drew Harris
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Podcast Listen: Lived Places Publishing on the IPG Podcast

Publisher and co-Founder David Parker guests on the IPG Podcast from the Independent Publisher’s Guild. David tells the IPG how he’s building LPP in collaboration with Newgen Publishing UK, and how to make partnerships like this work. He also talks about some of the big issues in academic publishing at the moment,

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Rebecca
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Disability, Identity, and Language Choices: Person-first, identity-first, and beyond

The language we use to refer to ourselves is important, and can be difficult to get right. Dr Damian Mellifont and Dr Jennifer Smith-Merry discuss the debate of person-first or identity first language, and explore language choices for the LPP Disability Studies

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Podcast Listen: Lived Places Publishing on the Newgen Pubcast

Lived Places founders David Parker and Chris McAuley were guests on this month’s episode of the Newgen Pubcast, the monthly podcast by our publishing partner Newgen Publishing UK.

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Rebecca
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Interdisciplinary Study, Teaching, and Publishing: Taking a Broad Approach

The LPP Collections are very broad categories, with a lot of overlap between them, and topics that fall between and across different disciplines. Founder and Publisher David Parker explains why.

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Education is Everywhere: Call for Proposals for LPP’s Education Studies Collection

Dr Janise Hurtig, editor for the Education Studies collection, is seeking authors to contribute proposals. Here she explores some possible topic areas and provides ideas and inspiration for possible submissions.

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Recent Posts

Electoral Consequences for Black America: A Struggle on Two Simultaneous Fronts

by Michael Boezi

Black Americans are uniquely placed within the phenomenon of American elections. In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Stephen Graves, author of At War With Politics: A Journey from Traditional Political Science to Black Politics, they examine the upcoming U.S. presidential election through the lens of Black politics. 

Beneath the Veneer: The Stealthy Pervasiveness of Anti-Black Racism in a Purportedly Colorblind Society

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Paul Reck, author of How Interpersonal Interactions with Young Black People Forever Altered a White Man’s Understanding of Race, they explore anti-Black racism, the assumptions that uphold it, and why it is often difficult for people to identify and challenge these racist practices.

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.  

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