Academic editing: ask the panel

 

5:45pm, Wednesday 28 June 2017
Ferguson Room, upstairs at the National Library of Australia, Parkes Place
Light refreshments before and after; all welcome

It’s been discussed for years: what are the specialist skills you need to be an academic editor? Do you need to have been an academic, whatever that is? And what are the ins and outs of editing theses, research papers, monographs, and other academic publications?

Our membership officer, Dr Linda Weber, will lead a panel of the society’s academic editors to lead us through these issues and more.

The panel will consist of Linda Weber, Elizabeth Manning Murphy, Karin Hosking and others yet to confirm. Come along and ask all the questions you’ve been dying to ask about editing theses and journal articles; dealing with students – Australian and international; the ups and downs of involvement in academia; and just what you can and can’t do as an academic editor.

If you have ever considered academic editing as a possible career move, then this is the meeting for you.