Lived Places Publishing author Gregory L. Freeland discussed his forthcoming book, ”Music and Black Community in Segregated North Carolina.
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.
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.
What is Critical Race Theory – and does it belong in libraries? LPP co-founder David Parker weighs in from the publisher’s perspective.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Janise Hurtig lays out her vision for a new collection of the rich stories, vignettes, and accounts drawn from the experiences of those individuals (and groups) who are the protagonists of the educational practices of today and the future.
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.
by David Parker
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.
Come Meet Michael Boezi at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Montréal, QC (November 3-5, 2023)
by David Parker
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.
by David Parker
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.
In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Dr. Kadian Pow, author of Stories of Black Female Identity in the Making: Queering the Love in Blackness, they discuss how religious institutions have maintained their power to shape and control Black women's identities, despite a statistical decline in church attendance.