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

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.

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

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. 

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Michael Boezi
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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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Gregory Freeland Interviewed on the “Leadership with Darrell W. Gunter” Show

Lived Places Publishing author Gregory L. Freeland was interviewed about his book, Music and Black Community in Segregated North Carolina.

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Rebecca
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Defending Discussion: The Silencing of Professor Anna Hayward

When voices are actively silenced, we regress as a society. Instead, we should strive to welcome all reasoned and reasonable perspectives and the resulting discussion that arises.

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David
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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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Patrick Thomsen
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Learning Belongs in the Library — On Critical Race Theory and Book Banning, Publishers Speak Up!

What is Critical Race Theory – and does it belong in libraries? LPP co-founder David Parker weighs in from the publisher’s perspective. 

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David
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Meet the Advisory Board #1: Q&A on DEIB in Publishing with Sanjyot P. Dunung

This Q&A with LPP Advisory Board member Sanjyot P. Dunung explores some of the questions of diversity, equity, belonging and inclusion that Lived Places Publishing are actively considering.

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David
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All Stories Created Equal: Inequity and Inequality in Autobiography and Storytelling

All people are not valued equally, so there is societal inequity and inequality in how their stories are valued as well. Collection Editor Chris McAuley explores the mission of Lived Places Black Studies Collection to help rectify this imbalance.

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Chris McAuley
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Latinx and the Possibilities of Place

Dr. Manuel Callahan discusses the tension, critiques, and differing opinions around the use of the term Latinx to describe identities that may otherwise be labelled Latin American, Latino, or Latina.

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Manuel Callahan
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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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