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    • Debating the Humanities Moderator: Fredric Nachbaur, Fordham University Press Frank J. Donoghue , Associate Professor of English, Ohio State University, author of The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities (Fordham 2008) Kathleen Fitzpatrick , Professor of Media Studies, Pomona College, author of The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television  (Vanderbilt University Press, 2006) and  Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy  (forthcoming from NYU Press) Bob Stein , Founder and Co-Director of the Institute of the Future of the Book and Founder of The Voyager Company
    • Debating the Humanities
    • Debating the Humanities
    • Debating the Humanities Frank J. Donoghue , Associate Professor of English, Ohio State University, author of The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities (Fordham 2008)
    • Debating the Humanities Kathleen Fitzpatrick , Professor of Media Studies, Pomona College, author of The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television  (Vanderbilt University Press, 2006) and  Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy  (forthcoming from NYU Press)
    • Debating the Humanities
    • Debating the Humanities Bob Stein , Founder and Co-Director of the Institute of the Future of the Book and Founder of The Voyager Company
    • To what degree will digital scholarship in the humanities "count" in the advancement of one's academic career? In other words, will eBooks ever be acceptable publishing artifacts for tenure candidates? Debating the Humanities
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    • How do we ensure the scholarly cream is able to rise to the top? Debating the Humanities
    • How do we take full advantage of both print and the digital, as the information landscape continues to grow? Debating the Humanities
    • Do you think open access is good for humanities scholarship? Debating the Humanities
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    • Debating the Humanities
    • In your experience, are more and more students reading their assigned texts on e-readers? Debating the Humanities
    • Does this trend maintain that eBooks are becoming an accepted format for reading books both trade and scholarly? Debating the Humanities
    • How do you see this trend being played out across campuses particularly as it relates to courses in the humanities? Debating the Humanities
    • Will this acceptance influence how eBooks are perceived by tenure committees? Debating the Humanities
    • How important is it for university presses, humanities departments, and university libraries to collaborate? In what ways can they do this? Debating the Humanities
    • What happens to a book when it is sliced and diced and served up this way? Is it possible for a book to have the same kind of impact when it is reduced to a collection of chapters in a soup of content? Debating the Humanities
    • Is wider dissemination always a good thing, even if the resulting royalties do not increase — or if they actually decrease? Debating the Humanities
    • Authors now share their work widely before publication. Does this diminish or increase the audience for the book once published? Debating the Humanities
    • When and where do you want to meet publishers/editors? At conferences, on your campus, etc? Debating the Humanities
    • Debating the Humanities Fredric Nachbaur : fnachbaur@fordham.edu Frank J. Donoghue : donoghue.1@osu.edu Kathleen Fitzpatrick : kfitz47@gmail.com Bob Stein : futureofthebook@gmail.com Thank you!