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Welcome to the Johns Hopkins University Press podcast page. Visit often to hear interviews with contributors and editors from our collection of journals. Listen to each podcast episode in the player underneath the post.

04/25/16

Amy Elias and Jonathan Eburne, ASAP/Journal

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ASAP/Journal, a new journal from The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, debuted with the JHU Press earlier this year. The inaugural issue focused on "Art & the Commons." The journal promotes intellectual exchange between artists and critics across the arts and humanities. Amy Elias and Jonathan Eburne, editors of the journal, joined us to talk about this exciting new venture.

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03/16/16

Jack Zupko, Journal of the History of Philosophy

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An editorial change took place at the Journal of the History of Philosophy last year as Jack Zupko took over the top position for the journal from Steven Nadler. Zupko had previously served as Book Review Editor for JHP, which celebrated 50 years of publishing several years ago. Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Alberta, Zupko joined us to talk about his transition into the new position as well as plans for the future for JHP.

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02/13/16

Annemarie Jutel, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine

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The first issue of Volume 58 for Perspectives in Biology and Medicine took a special look at diagnosis. A combination of traditional articles, 55-word stories and images delved deeply into the many factors which play a role in this important issue. Annemarie Jutel, noted author on the subject, served as guest editor for the issue. Professor in the Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, Jutel joined us to talk about diagnosis and the special issue.

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01/20/16

John Wyver, Shakespeare Bulletin

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Shakespeare Bulletin devoted much of the Winter 2015 issue (Volume 33, Issue 4) to a series of essays on "Television and the Anti-Realist Theatricality of 'not Shakespeare.'" John Wyver, an award-winning producer and director, collected the four essays and one screen review to highlight the different ways works not written by Shakespeare are presented on British television. Wyver joined us to talk about this important intersection of works by Britain's most famous playwright and other important writers.

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12/16/15

Hermina G.B. Anghelescu, Library Trends (Part 2)

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In Volume 63, Library Trends published a pair of special issues which examined the state of libraries in Eastern Europe 25 years after the end of Communism. Guest edited by Hermina G.B. Anghelescu, the articles in the issues took a comprehensive look at the difficulties faced by libraries after the Berlin Wall came down. Articles from librarians in around two dozen countries were spread across the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 issues. Anghelescu joined us for a two-part podcast on the special topic. Part 2 focuses on the challenges these libraries have faced in the last quarter century..

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12/09/15

Hermina G.B. Anghelescu, Library Trends

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In Volume 63, Library Trends published a pair of special issues which examined the state of libraries in Eastern Europe 25 years after the end of Communism. Guest edited by Hermina G.B. Anghelescu, the articles in the issues took a comprehensive look at the difficulties faced by libraries after the Berlin Wall came down. Articles from librarians in around two dozen countries were spread across the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 issues. Anghelescu joined us for a two-part podcast on the special topic. Part 1 focuses on the challenges in putting together such an ambitious journal project.

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11/21/15

Stefanie Hofer, American Imago

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The most recent issue of the journal American Imago featured four essays focused on grief and loss. The issue, titled "Memory and Remembrance: Essays in Psychoanalytic Autobiography", contains "Lockout: Spacing Trauma and Recovery in the Aftermath of the Virginia Tech Shootings," an essay written by Virginia Tech University faculty, Stefanie Hofer. She lost her husband, Jamie Bishop, on April 16, 2007 during the deadliest school rampage in the US history. Hofer joined us to talk about her post-traumatic writing and how it has helped her to persevere and heal.

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09/29/15

Steven Olsen-Smith, Leviathan

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In the June 2015 issue of Leviathan, Steven Olsen-Smith edited a section called "Recovering Melville's Hand," which featured three articles on digital discovery and analysis of works found on the Melville's Marginalia Online website. Olsen-Smith, a faculty member at Boise State University who is spending the current year holding the Holland H. Coors Endowed Visiting Chair at the United States Air Force Academy, joined us to talk about this fascinating branch of Melville studies.

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09/23/15

Georgiann Davis and Ellen Feder, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics

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The Summer 2015 issue of the journal Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics features more than a dozen personal narratives from intersex people about the challenges they face and problems with how the medical community addresses their needs. Guest editors Georgiann Davis and Ellen Feder join us to talk about the issue and what they hope happens as medical professionals and the general public learn more about intersex.

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