The Diversification of Scholarly Publishing

The Leslie Center for the Humanities and Grant GPS welcome the University of Virginia Press to Dartmouth for their discussion of equity and inclusion in scholarly publishing. 

Join the Leslie Center for the Humanities and Grant GPS for, "The Diversification of Scholarly Publishing: The Art of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Politics of Equity and Inclusion" with University of Virginia Press editors Eric Brandt and Angie Hogan, Monday May 3rd, 2021 at 5:30pm.

Eric Brandt is Editor in Chief at the University of Virginia Press. He acquires books in literature, culture, and religious studies. In literature and culture, he focuses on American literature, African American studies, Caribbean literature, and Victorian culture. In religious studies, He is particularly interested in social scientific studies of religious experience, whether American or Asian. He also oversees the CARAF translation series of books by renowned francophone Caribbean and African authors.

Dr. Brandt holds an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has taught humanities courses at five different universities. His publishing career has spanned from positions at major trade houses such as HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Basic Books, to scholarly publishers including Columbia, Yale, and Stanford university presses.

Angie Hogan is Acquisitions Editor at the University of Virginia Press. She acquires books on the early modern and Enlightenment periods, the history of science, the environmental humanities, and contemporary culture. Her list is united by a focus on interdisciplinary projects as well as those that address issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and disability to advance our understanding of both human diversity and the complex history of marginalization. 

Ms. Hogan holds a B.A. in English literature from Vanderbilt University and an M.F.A. in creative writing (poetry) from the University of Virginia. Prior to joining UVA Press in 2004, she worked for InteLex Corporation, a pioneer in humanities electronic publishing. 

Eric Brandt and Angie Hogan will be available on Tuesday, May 4th from 12:00-3:00pm (EST) to meet with individual faculty members regarding book projects and to answer questions. Appointments are for twenty minutes. If you would like to meet with Eric or Angie please write to to schedule your appointment. *Please note there are a limited number of time slots available for individual meetings.*

This event and the following editor meetings will be held remotely. Please RSVP to to receive the Zoom link.