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In Other Words

In Other Words allows our editors and contributors a chance to take readers beyond the printed page. These short video interviews provide personal perspectives on the scholarship produced by Johns Hopkins University Press Journals. Visit regularly to see new videos or subscribe to our YouTube channel to receive updates when we post new videos.


Philosophy and Literature


Philosophy and Literature editor Garry Hagberg talks about the groundbreaking journal and the types of scholarship it regularly features. Hagberg discusses how the journal delves into questions of human motivation, ethical concerns and the power of language.


The German Studies Association Looks Ahead


As the German Studies Association prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary this fall, the organization has started a fund raising effort to secure its future.


A Closer Look at the German Studies Association

A group of scholars in the western United States got together 40 years ago to celebrate their shared interest in German studies. Now, the German Studies Association continues to grow in size and influence. An interview with GSA Executive Director David E. Barclay, Ph.D. about the organization's current state.



Journal of Democracy Anniversary

Journal of Democracy Co-Editor Marc F. Plattner shares his thoughts on the place of the Journal of Democracy in the field as the journal celebrates its 25th volume.


Marc Plattner, Journal of Democracy

Journal of Democracy Co-Editor Marc F. Plattner discusses "Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Arab World," the upcoming book of essays from the journal on developments in the Middle East over the past few years.


Tobie Meyer-Fong, Late Imperial China

Late Imperial China co-editor Tobie Meyer-Fong discusses the journal, which is the principal journal for scholars of China's Ming and Qing dynasties. She focuses on several important articles from the recently-published Volume 32, Issue 1 on gender and medical history. The journal is the official publication of the Society for Qing Studies.


Charles Henry Rowell, Callaloo

Callaloo editor Charles Henry Rowell is profiled on PBS NewsHour about the journal and an upcoming collection of art to be published by JHUP.


James Dubois and Ana Iltis, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics

Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research editors James Dubois and Ana Iltis discuss the journal's mission through the example of a recent issue on living organ donation.


Mark Lococo, Association for Theatre in Higher Education

ATHE Vice President Mark Lococo talks about the 2012 annual conference in Washington D.C. and its importance to the association's mission.



S. Darius Tandon, Progress in Community Health Partnerships

Editor S. Darius Tandon talks about research from the journal Progress in Community Health Partnerships, a groundbreaking publication in the area of Community Based Participatory Research.


Phyllis A. Berger, The Hopkins Review

Photographer and Johns Hopkins University faculty member Phyllis A. Berger discusses her photos from Ireland and Brittany which appeared in the Summer 2011 issue of The Hopkins Review. Learn about the process she uses to identify landscapes for her photos and the work she puts in editing the final product.


Sarah Banet-Weiser, American Quarterly

Editor Sarah Banet-Weiser discusses the newest special issue from American Quarterly. "Sound Clash: Listening to American Studies" was released in September 2011. Kara Keeling and Josh Kun served as guest editors for the issue, which examined the impact various types of sound have on American culture. The journal's web site features a Beyond the Page section with supplementary content associated with several articles.

Sample Article: Intimacy Threats and Intersubjective Users: Telephone Training Films, 1927–1962 by D. Travers Scott