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Transforming dissertation into book

When: Monday, December 03, 2012 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Knight Hall,College of Journalism : Room 1206
Event Type(s): Forum

Authors of two recently published books will explain how they transformed their doctoral dissertations into prize-winning books, with an emphasis on the non-obvious and often complicated aspects of translating, finding a publisher, and even getting rights. The panelists are Natalie Hopkinson, author of Go-Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City (2012, Duke University Press); and Mark Feldstein, author of Poisoning the Press: Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson, and the Rise of Washington's Scandal Culture (2010 Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Dr. Hopkinson earned her PhD at the College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Dr. Feldstein earned his PhD at the University of North Carolina.

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