Animating the Archive: Emerging Forms of Scholarly Publishing (Open Access Week Event - November 9)

  • Animating the Archive: Emerging Forms of Scholarly Publishing
  • Tara McPherson (USC School of Cinematic Arts)
  • Wednesday, November 9 / 3:30-5:00 PM
  • McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

In a belated recognition of Open Access Week (October 24-30), Tara McPherson, strong  advocate and practitioner of open access publishing and explorer of innovative interdisciplinary digital scholarship, will share her ideas about the future of scholarly communication, interdisciplinarity, new model publishing initiatives, and the principles behind the peer-reviewed  open access journal Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular (, of which she is the founding editor.

Tara McPherson is Associate Professor of Gender and Critical Studies at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts and co-director of USC’s Center for Transformative Scholarship.  Her new media research focuses on issues of convergence, gender, and race, as well as upon the development of new tools and paradigms for digital publishing, learning, and authorship.

Sponsored by the UCSB Library in recognition of Open Access Week (October 24-30) and the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center's Public Goods series.