From Dissertation to Book 2010

    From Dissertation to Book

    December 2, 2010
     

    Are you considering whether and how to publish your dissertation? Are you already writing your first book? Do you have questions about working with publishers?

    Senior scholars and publishing executives joined faculty members for lively discussion and practical advice. Panelists included Professor Erez Manela of Harvard’s Department of History; Elizabeth Knoll, Senior Editor for the Behavioral Sciences and Law at Harvard University Press; Peter Der Manuelian, Philip J. King Professor of Egyptology, and Philip Laughlin, Senior Acquisitions Editor in Philosophy & Cognitive Science, The MIT Press.

    Introduction, How to Turn a Dissertation into a Real Book

    Elizabeth Knoll, Senior Editor in the Behavioral Sciences, Education, and Law at the Harvard University Press

    Preparing a Prospectus and Choosing a Publisher

    Philip Laughlin, Senior Acquisitions Editor for Philosophy and Cognitive Science, The MIT Press

    The Faculty Perspective

    Erez Manela, Professor of History, Harvard University

    The Faculty Perspective

    Peter Der Manuelian, Philip J. King Professor of Egyptology, Harvard University