Please join us for our next event:
Jennifer Crewe SOA '97 will talk on Columbia University Press
On the occasion of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Jennifer will speak about the Columbia University Press, including a brief history, its relation to the University, and its publishing programs. Jennifer will also address the importance of the Frankfurt Book Fair to its programs.
Jennifer Crewe is President and Director of the Columbia University Press, where she acquired books in various fields in the humanities for over 25 years. She has also worked as a college textbook editor at Macmillan and at Charles Scribner’s Sons. She served on the Board of Directors of the Association of American University Presses from 2001-2004, and was chair of the Association of American University Presses Professional Development Committee from 1999-2003. She has served on the Books Committee of the Professional and Scholarly Publishing division of the Association of American Publishers since 2006 and currently serves on the PSP Executive Council. She served a four-year term (2009-2012) on the Executive Council of the Modern Language Association, and is a regular speaker at the MLA, Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Association for Asian Studies, and AAUP annual conferences, and has given many talks on scholarly publishing at colleges and universities around the country. She has also been an invited speaker on translation and on scholarly publishing in Amsterdam, Seoul, Tokyo, and Taipei.
The talk will be followed by a alumni get-together.
A light snack and drinks will be served.
Cost to attend the get-together: a minimum of €10 per person is recommended (cash only).