Punctum Books - A Talk with Eileen Joy

Join Eileen Joy, co-founder and publisher of Punctum Books, for a talk about innovative publishing models, unconventional scholarship, and open access.

Eileen Joy is a specialist in Old English literary studies and cultural studies, as well as a para-academic rogue, and a publisher, with interests in poetry and poetics, intellectual history, ethics, affects, embodiments, queer studies, object/thing studies, the ecological, post/humanisms, and scholarly communications. Joy is the Founding Ingenitor of the BABEL Working Group, Co-Editor of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, and Founding Director of punctum books: spontaneous acts of scholarly combustion. You can read more about the philosophy and mission of punctum books at “Here Be Monsters: A Punctum Publishing Primer.”

Following the talk, Eileen Joy will host drop-in office hours to talk with visitors.

An Open Access Week event co-sponsored by The UC Merced Library and the Center for the Humanities.

October 21, 2019 - 2:00pm